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 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

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

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

William Ruto sworn in as Kenya’s fifth president

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 55-year-old William Ruto was sworn in as the official 5th president of Kenya after winning the August 9th election by a very narrow margin. Moreover, he also had to deal with a challenge made to the Supreme Court by his opponent, Raila Odinga, to reject the results and not declare him the winner.  For the majority of the election, it … Continue reading William Ruto sworn in as Kenya’s fifth president

Johnson Resigns, New British Prime Minister Ordained

After the resignation of former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson earlier this year, several weeks later, a replacement Prime Minister was appointed by a cabinet. Liz Truss was named the new British Prime Minister after meeting with the Queen of England on Tuesday at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland. Boris Johnson also resigned at the location before the new Prime Minister arrived, being driven away … Continue reading Johnson Resigns, New British Prime Minister Ordained