Perception of politics

The social contract is an agreement between the people living in the nation and the government. In this deal, the country’s citizens give up certain rights or liberties in exchange for protection from the government. This arrangement has been the basis of democratic ideals worldwide, including the United States of America (USA). However, a dangerous threat of miscommunication and polarization could lead to the downfall … Continue reading Perception of politics

College Tips

Going to college is scary, regardless of where you’re going or where you’re from.   After scouring the internet, and a multitude of interviews, the biggest tip is to go to class.  Skipping class could lead to falling behind, and falling behind has many consequences.   Another common tip is to study.  Setting aside time to study is beneficial, but witing until the last minute could … Continue reading College Tips

College applications affecting the sanity of seniors

Applying for college is no joke. A single application can determine your life: where you’re going, what you’re doing, etc. So the anxiety amongst high school seniors is extremely high. “I base my entire happiness and self-worth on whether I get into this college of my dreams, and that just brings a lot of pressure on me,” stated Emma Scepkova, a current senior at Key … Continue reading College applications affecting the sanity of seniors

Donald Trump and his Children sued by New York Attorney General

Donald J Trump and three of his children have recently been sued by the New York State Attorney-General, Letitia James, over accusations of tax fraud and overvaluing their assets, with it rumored that they had overvalued their assets by billions of dollars, which breaks New York state and potentially federal law. This comes after his Mar-A-Lago resort was raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation … Continue reading Donald Trump and his Children sued by New York Attorney General

Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a virus that comes in the form of pox, but it is not a form of chickenpox. The first case of Monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Most Monkeypox cases in 2022 are in central and western African countries. In July of 2022, there were 5,189 cases of Monkeypox in the US, according to the Centers for Diseases … Continue reading Monkeypox

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to be investigated for sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

(Featured Image provided by Luis Santana/AP) Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is being investigated for his connections to an incident that happened last Wednesday, September 14, 2022, involving 50 migrants from Venezuela. These migrants were initially staying at a shelter in San Antonio, Texas, when they were approached by a woman they called “Perla” who persuaded them to board a flight to Boston where they could … Continue reading Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to be investigated for sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

Anti-Royalist arrests spark protest over Free Speech

Two men were recently arrested in Scotland during separate processions for the coffin containing the now-deceased Queen Elizabeth II and during her son’s ascension to the throne, King Charles III. King Charles was leading the procession for his mother’s coffin through Edinburgh, Scotland when mid-procession, one Anti-Royalist protester was spotted holding a sign containing the slogan “F*** Imperialism, abolish monarchy.”. The protester was approached by … Continue reading Anti-Royalist arrests spark protest over Free Speech

New USPS Stamp for the James Webb Space Telescope

Orbiting 100 million miles away from the Sun, the largest telescope in space is ready to be shipped around the world, with its own postal stamp from the United States Postal Service (USPS). The stamp celebrates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) James Webb Space Telescope, and the full-color pictures it has captured.  The stamp, which opened for sale on September 8, 2022, is … Continue reading New USPS Stamp for the James Webb Space Telescope

Midnights release

On October 21st, Taylor Swift, an American music artist, will release Midnights, making this her 10th studio album in her career. At the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), Swift announced her album Midnights in her speech for winning the best video of the year, best long-form video, and best direction for her music video All Too Well (10 minute version) (Taylor’s Version) starring Dylan … Continue reading Midnights release