Category Archives: Current Events

Obamas Movements for Transgender People

Under the Obama administration, the Affordable Care Act was created. This act protects citizens from discrimination based on sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation. However, recently, North Carolina passed their House Bill 2 (aka Transgender Bill) mandating that people would have to use restrooms designated…

Transgender Bathroom Bill

You may have heard about one of the recent bills that has made headlines all over the country.  HB2, which stands for “House Bill 2,” was passed and signed into legislature by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on March 23, 2016. HB2, also known as…

The Winter Classic

Startled and awoken by my alarm ringing directly across from my head, I reached for my phone that read 5:30am and I quickly swiped to silent the loud ringer that pounded my ear drums. I didn’t have to get up until 6 but there was…

Chipotle Outbreak

If you follow the news, you’ve likely seen headlines about foodborne illnesses, which are illnesses that people get from eating food. Most recently, there was an outbreak of norovirus, a contagious stomach bug, which started at a Chipotle in Boston.  Like other burrito lovers, hearing…

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What would YOU ask?

If you’ve ever seen a red carpet event (think Golden Globes, Emmy’s, Oscars), you’ve heard the same questions asked over and over again: “Who are you wearing?” “How long did it take you to get ready?” “Give us a twirl!” Of course, these questions are…