Beijing Olympics and COVID-19 Protocals

Starting Friday, February 4th, 2022 the Beijing Winter Olympics will take place with teams all over the world competing for big wins. Both Summer and Winter Olympics take place every four years in different locations around the world.  In preparation for the games coming up in just a few weeks, people are concerned about COVID and the protocols that are going to take place. As of … Continue reading Beijing Olympics and COVID-19 Protocals

Underwater Volcano Sets Off Tsunami

By: Vivienne Wellet  An underwater volcano erupted offshore of Ohonua, which is around Australia. An underwater volcano forms when two tectonic plates collide with each other but one goes underneath the other one and after molten lava is produced in the second layer of Earth’s interior. According to officials, in Alaska, they could hear the sound of the explosion once it erupted. Many Airports, beaches, … Continue reading Underwater Volcano Sets Off Tsunami

Tonga Devastated by Undersea Tsunami

The island nation of Tonga was recently devastated by an undersea volcanic eruption and an undersea tsunami which was caused by said eruption. Patchy communications and sparse satellite images show that the island is covered in ash and waterlogged houses and debris. The underwater eruption also slightly affected other countries around the Pacific, resulting in some small Tsunamis and earthquakes in other regions of the … Continue reading Tonga Devastated by Undersea Tsunami

Biden to distribute 400 million N95 masks across America for free

Just days after the White House said they would be allowing Americans to order free at home Covid tests, another development in the battle against the Omicron variant has been made. The Biden Administration (the people in the executive branch who work under President Biden) has announced that they’ll be distributing 400 million masks for free across America. Instead of cloth masks, the kind of … Continue reading Biden to distribute 400 million N95 masks across America for free

Kazakhstan Fuel Protests

The Kazakh central government recently increased the price of liquid-based fuels due to both high demand and price-fixing. Protests over the price began in the oil-producing center Zhanaozen, but the protests quickly spread across the country (notably to the nation’s largest city, Almaty) due to large amounts of dissatisfaction with the central government over economic inequality. The former Kazakh President also was a target of … Continue reading Kazakhstan Fuel Protests

2022 Astronomy Events

Ever since 1958, when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established, the space industry took off. Now that we have more technology and research, we can predict events months and years ahead. From meteor showers and satellite launches, to a space shuttle sending people to the moon. As time went on, technology has been evolving and getting smarter in smaller packages. Space is … Continue reading 2022 Astronomy Events

Remembering the Capitol attack, 1 year later

The attack on the US Capitol on January Sixth, 2021, was an event in which the US Senate was breached and temporarily occupied by insurrectionists under the belief that they were ‘saving the nation’ from a Liberal-led government under Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Outgoing President Donald Trump held a speech hours before the attack took place, in which he inflamed and gaslit attendees into … Continue reading Remembering the Capitol attack, 1 year later

North Korea launches unidentified projectile off its East Coast

On Wednesday, January 5, North Korea launched an unidentified projectile off its east coast only a few days after its leader, Kim Jong Un, pledged to work on boosting food production while continuing to strengthen its military power. The last time North Korea had conducted a test was on October 9th of the previous year where it fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile that violated numerous … Continue reading North Korea launches unidentified projectile off its East Coast