Leigh institutes new art requirement

For sophomores and freshmen this year, two years of visual/ performing (VAPA) or applied arts total are required in order to graduate. Previously, students could also use their language credits in order to complete their requisite classes. The extra year causes students to revise their…

UC and CSU accepting fewer in-state students

College acceptances and rejections have arrived, and this year’s UC acceptance rates are low, especially for in-state students. College counselors across California have shared anecdotes about their students, many of which have received surprising rejections from UC campuses. In an interview for Inside Higher Ed,…

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…