Three Dads Build 200 Desks for Kids

by Bella Stahl Andres Ruiz, Fernando Rivera, and Martin Baskez are three ordinary dads from California. All three have kids, and some didn’t have any desks for themselves. The three came up with a solution of building desks for their kids which eventually, out of kindness, spiraled into building them for their whole community.   “We…

Read More

Anime Wars: Sub vs Dub

By Nyneishia Gupta All anime watchers know that there are 2 types of anime. Subbed anime, which is anime as released in Japan with Japanese voice actors and English subtitles and dubbed anime, which is the same video but with english voice actors. Ever since dubbed anime was released there has been controversy over whether…

Read More

Why The 2020 Emmy’s Were the Least Watched in Emmy History

By Meredith Stewart Just like everything else in 2020, The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards were disappointing. The annual television awards show attracted a measly 6.1 million viewers (a one million person decrease from the seven million in 2019). However, the production itself is not totally to blame for this, but more so the circumstances in…

Read More

The Banning of TikTok: National Security or Anti-Chinese Sentiment?

Like many others, when I heard the announcement that Trump had issued executive orders aimed at banning TikTok and WeChat I was disappointed, but not surprised. We had all heard his statements about the social media platforms before and have observed the administration’s actions against China. The crisis has mostly been averted now, with federal…

Read More

Women in Belarus: How They Have Become Central to the Anti-Lukashenko Protests

By Emma Gerber This August, Alexander Lukashenko declared himself the victor of Belarus’s presidential election, claiming that he received 80% of the popular vote. But political activists in Belarus believe that Lukashenko rigged the election. Now, protesters across Belarus are out on the streets to express their discontent with President Lukashenko’s forced rule. The election…

Read More