Category Archives: Current Events

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…

For the Win: U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team once again proved its dom­i­nance on the world stage, win­ning the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final on July 5, 2015 against Japan. For the first time in history, a women’s sports team has been celebrated in a famed New…

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Just Marriage

Everyone I know is so excited about the Supreme Court decision making same –sex marriage legal in all 50 states! When I first heard the news I was pretty excited. I couldn’t believe that after so long, the fight for same sex marriage is now…

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Over the Rainbow

The debate over a controversial topic that has been a subject of much contention over the years has finally come to an end. As of June 26th 2015, “same sex marriage” officially became legal in all 50 states. The news sparked all kinds of social…

14 Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Twist the cap off and take a sip of refreshing water. I honestly don’t really give it much more thought. That was until now. According to the news, a California based company (with a plant in Pennsylvania) came forward and announced that they were recalling…

Deflate-Gate: Truth or Bust?

As the story goes; January 7th, 2015 at 6:40pm was the kick off that would go on to become the game that led the New England Patriots to defeat the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 and ultimately push the Pats to the 2015 NFL Super bowl, where…