Category Archive: News

Sochi Winter Olympics Recap

By Sue Roy Every four years, the world is treated to the global sporting event of the Olympics. Countries all over the world, part of the International Olympic Committee, come together at a… Continue reading

Freezing and Curious: Polar Vortex Basics

By Carly Wellener Unless you’ve been living buried under piles of homework for the past few months, you’ve probably noticed the brutally cold weather we’ve had this winter. Going with the assumption that… Continue reading

All That Glitters is Not Gold: The Corruption that Plagued the Sochi Winter Games

By Aarathi Sahadevan Since 2007 when Sochi was selected to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, it has been treated with the usual Olympic package, setting up for its debut with grandiose buildings, state… Continue reading

Biweekly Update w. Fallon Gallagher (2.23)

By Fallon Gallagher This Sunday marks the close of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. While the games were initially plagued by terror threats and incomplete construction, the International Olympic Committee officially… Continue reading

Biweekly Update with Fallon Gallagher (2.9)

By Fallon Gallagher January 28, President Obama gave the annual State of the Union address to Congress and Americans at home. However, if you missed it, don’t feel too badly—only about 33 million… Continue reading

Biweekly Update with Fallon Gallagher (1.26)

By Fallon Gallagher This past Monday, the United States of America celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day for the fourteenth time as an entire nation. Many Americans celebrated the day in different ways.… Continue reading

The Faces of Time Magazine: The good, the bad, and the ugly

By Lexi Anderson Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2013 was Pope Francis, a choice that seemed to make the most sense when compared to other nominees: our turnt friend Miley Cyrus… Continue reading

Bitcoin Virtual Currency

By Aparna Narendrula Bitcoin has been booming in markets; using the virtual currency, you can buy anything from sandwiches to gloves to heroin. Silicon Valley technology firms champion the phenomenon of open-source. Lets… Continue reading

Healthcare? What’s All the Hype?

By Lulu Sun Quick, what is this “Obamacare” and what are some of its benefits? Formally known as “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (PPCA) Signed into law 2010 Upheld by Supreme Court… Continue reading

Bi-Weekly Update with Fallon Gallagher (12.8)

By Fallon Gallagher Reports emanating from South Korea claim Jang Song-thaek, uncle of North Korean dictator King Jong-Un, has been dismissed by the regime. Reports began circulating when people realized that there had… Continue reading