May 2, 2023 marked the beginning of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike. WGA is a coalition of two writers’ labor unions comprising over 11,000 writers of film, television, news, radio and online media. The strike began after unmet demands were made for higher pay, a more stable pay […]
Author: Keilah Cook
Train Wreck Causes Nationwide Tragedy in Greece: Protests have continued along with the ongoing investigation into the crash
By: Keilah Cook On Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 a passenger train with more than 350 people aboard crashed into a freight train in northern Greece. At least 43 people were killed, 66 were treated for injuries and six are currently in intensive care units. The collision jolted many passengers into […]
By: Keilah Cook June 30, 2022, marked a monumental milestone in the history of our country, the swearing in of the first African American female Supreme Court Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson. With the new Supreme Court term, she is making her first debut and has already proven to be an […]
United States House Passes the CROWN Act: After many years of pushing for policy change, the CROWN Act bans race-based hair discrimination.
On Friday, March 18, The House passed the CROWN Act, with a vote of 235-189. It was largely on party lines with 14 Republicans joining the Democrats. The act was introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman. CROWN is the acronym for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural hair. […]
March 14: for many, it’s a day used as an excuse to eat an assortment of pie or circular foods. But for mathematicians and math enthusiasts alike, it’s an exciting day of math-related fun. In case you have no clue what I am talking about, March 14 is Pi Day, […]
Third Person Living with H.I.V. Has Been Cured: Scientists’ finding in medicine leads to hope for the final cure of this disease.
On Feb. 8, scientists announced a woman of mixed race became the third person to ever be cured of H.I.V. The process included a new transplant method using umbilical cord blood, increasing the chances of curing people of diverse racial backgrounds. The other two patients who were cured of H.I.V. […]
Black History Month is a time to reflect on the past but also a time to honor the individuals of the African American community who have made significant accomplishments that are often overlooked. Keep reading to discover ten African American legacies whose names are often left out of history books […]
On Dec. 15 2021, the world lost a powerful social activist, author, feminist and professor, a woman known prominently by her pen name, bell hooks. After a long health battle, she passed at 69 from end-stage renal failure. In 1952, Gloria Jean Watkins was born in the segregated town of […]
As we go into finals seasons, it’s time to perfect those studying habits. It’s all about finding what works best for you and effectively planning out your methods of studying. Keep reading to discover some of the studying myths to avoid as well as some effective practices to implement. You […]
I’m sure we have all heard the common phrase “an attitude of gratitude.” Countless inspirational speakers and clergy alike have used to phrase to encourage their listeners to evoke a more positive attitude. This idea of adopting an attitude of gratitude has been scientifically proven to produce greater positive outcomes […]