Politics update

These days, the news cycle can be exhausting, and it’s easy to miss big stories due to the sheer amount that surface every hour. So here is a quick summary of what has been happening lately. Government Shutdown The government shut down Jan. 20-23 because…

Blackout at the Globes

On Jan. 7, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association presented the 75th Golden Globe Awards on NBC. This kicked off the much awaited award show season and came around at an interesting time in history. As of fall 2017, a bright spotlight was put on Hollywood…

Russia banned from Olympics

It has been announced that Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Russia’s flag will not be present or be shown on uniforms. Their anthem will not be played and any medals Russia has claimed will be stripped away…

Doug Jones elected AL Senator

Running Alabama Republican senator, Roy Moore, has been accused by eight women of sexual misconduct. Since these allegations have come out Moore has denied all accusations. One of the women that have accused Moore of sexual assault was Leigh Corfman at age 14. At the…

Net neutrality repealed

In 2015, the FCC (Federal Communications Commision) ruled in favor of net neutrality, a principle that states that internet service providers are required to treat all websites on the internet equally, which means they cannot charge users more to access certain sites, or block those…

California goes up in flames

Beginning on Sunday, Oct. 8, more than a dozen fires burned in California that caused destruction in their wakes and could be thought of as one of the worst series of fires in California history. These fires were located mainly in northern California’s wine country…