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What The NFL Looks Like During COVID

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November 5, 2020

It is currently Week 5 of the NFL, and things have not been too bad for the league. They test their players regularly, social distance when possible, and have several safety precautions in place. However,...

West Coast Still Ablaze as Fire Season Begins

West Coast Still Ablaze as Fire Season Begins
October 9, 2020

“It looks like the first scene in Blade Runner 2049," Whitney Secor, a Seattle resident, said. "All I need is the ominous soundtrack to complete the movie vibe."    While in most cases, California,...

How Different Governments are Handling the Pandemic

April 20, 2020

The sudden halt in everyday activities was as unexpected as the spread of the COVID-19, but citizens around the world are pitching in to help their community by practicing social distancing. Currently...

Businesses Giving Back To The Community

April 20, 2020

Quarantine has led to many places closing and many places rising to the challenge. One large group of businesses that have risen to the challenge are restaurants. Many businesses have adjusted to the new...

A Look At Life In Quarantine

April 20, 2020

The days of carefree laughing, friendly interactions and casual outings abruptly came to a halt without any clear warning. With the fast progressing COVID-19 virus on a rampage around the world, daily...

Everything You Need to Know About the Impeachment Inquiry

October 21, 2019

The past few months have been a political hailstorm, beginning with a whistleblower complaint against incumbent President Trump and quickly escalating to an impeachment inquiry. New developments surface...

The State Fair of Texas is Back Up and Running

October 8, 2019

The smell of fried food, that old Ferris wheel turning once again, crowds upon crowds arriving greeted by the smiling face of Big Tex and his shiny new size 96 Lucchese boots. All signs that it is that...

OPINION: Problems With Declaring a National Emergency

The border fence that separates a part of the United States and Mexico.
March 27, 2019
The Southern border has a bevy of problems, but declaring a National Emergency is not the way to fix them.

OPINION: Today’s Technology is Reducing Printed News

March 1, 2019

There was a time before the technological and internet age where a typical person would wake up in the mornings, walk outside to find the newspaper settled on the front lawn and read the latest news from...

OPINION: The Media Should do a Better Job When Reporting on Tragedies

March 1, 2019

April 20, 1997. Sept. 11, 2001. Dec. 14, 2012. Feb. 14, 2018. These are only a few of the dates where the world stood in horror as they watched tragedy unfold on television in front of them. In the past...

Opinion: Importance of Planning

February 28, 2019

All across the country, multiple Planned Parenthood’s have been shut down and defunded due to pro-life activists in the government and extremists- but this should not be happening and here is why: Planned...

OPINION: Big Corporations Need a Green Change

February 21, 2019

Climate change. Pollution. Water crisis. These are the environmental problems of the modern age that are causing effects that might be beyond repair. While local movements and the government are taking...

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