Saturday, December 4, 2021

First Vaccine against Prions

By Sarah Wie Prions are infectious agents that cause a family of progressive disorders affecting the nervous systems of humans and animals. The most notable...

President Biden Signs the Infrastructure Bill into Law

On Monday, November 15th, President Joe Biden, surrounded by members of Congress and his cabinet, triumphantly signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. The bill, commonly known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal, is a $1 trillion investment into American infrastructure. Proponents of the bill argue that it will repair America’s crumbling infrastructure. President Biden praised the bill by proclaiming, “With this law, we focused on getting things done.” The bill contains funding for repairing traditional infrastructure such as roads and bridges. It also contains funding for broadband access and renewing America’s electric grid among many other projects.

Teacher Protests Sweep the Nation

“Who Says We Can’t Do?”: The Teacher Protests Sweeping the Nation Philip Baillargeon Low pay and high tensions between education officials and state legislatures are nothing...

Sooner Weekends in the Sooner State: Oklahoma’s Four Day School Weeks

By Philip Baillargeon You wake up on a Friday morning before the crack of dawn, as you usually do. And you go back to bed....

The ERA Helped Turn Virginia Blue. It Could Do the Same for the Presidency.

The 2019 elections had a few surprising highlights, but none of them top the formation of a Democratic Virginia State Legislature, which seems odd...

The Freedom Dividend

by Ryan Chou It was passed by the US House of Representatives, is used in Alaska, and is being supported by 2020 hopefuls such as...

Harry and Meghan: The Oprah Interview

Oprah Winfrey, who interviewed Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, coaxed revelation after revelation from the couple.

Testing, Testing, Testing: What Does It Mean?

In light of recent events, it’s hard to believe in the world outside. Stuck at home, the string of fires set across our nation in protest break our hearts for all of the people they may impact. It’s hard to remember that 100,000 people have died from COVID-19, and the threat is far from over, when we see images of people gathered in the streets to speak their minds. However, the fact of the matter is the novel coronavirus will likely not subside for months, if not years, and we need to begin to adapt to a life in the midst of a pandemic. The key to this initiative is testing, and it is likely you will have to take some form of the test in the near future, even if you aren’t feeling sick.

America’s Bread and Circuses

By: Wladimir Sarmiento The presidential election process in this country has turned into a circus. We parade candidates around stages and stadiums, indulge in the...

US Forces Stay in Afghanistan

The United States and Afghanistan signed an agreement on Tuesday, September 30th, to keep US troops in Afghanistan after the previously agreed departure date. American...

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