NFL Player Damar Hamlin hospitalized from on-field injury

24 year old Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin collapsed during a Cincinnati game after standing up from a field tackle by Cincinnati Bengals player Tee Higgins.  He fell straight on his back, and after having his heartbeat restored on the field, Hamlin was sent away in an ambulance and spent the night at an intensive care unit. The football player is still in critical condition.  … Continue reading NFL Player Damar Hamlin hospitalized from on-field injury

World Population Passes 8 Billion

The world’s population passed 8 billion this past Tuesday, a milestone for countries, both rich and poor. It took hundreds of thousands of years for the world population to reach 1 billion, but only a decade for the population to grow from 7 billion to 8 billion. While this is a reflection of advancements in health and access to resources, reaching this milestone also serves … Continue reading World Population Passes 8 Billion

The Passing of Proposal 3

As I am sure many of you already know, 137 days ago the United States supreme court removed a woman’s right to an abortion as a constitutional right. The states now have the individual power to decide the legality of such rights. In Michigan, Proposal 3 was on the ballot. Prop 3 would add to the Michigan constitution “ right to reproductive freedom”. On Tuesday … Continue reading The Passing of Proposal 3

Britain Elects Rishi Sunak, 3rd Prime Minister in 7 Weeks

On Tuesday, October 24, Rishi Sunak was selected to become Britain’s 3rd Prime Minister of the year and therefore, the Leader of the British Conservative and Unionist Party as he was unopposed in this unprecedented race. This followed Liz Truss’ resignation from the same position after just 6 weeks in office – she had won the race just last month, on September 6 of this … Continue reading Britain Elects Rishi Sunak, 3rd Prime Minister in 7 Weeks

Easter Island Volcano Eruption

On October 10th, Rano Raraku, the volcano on Easter Island off the coast of Chile erupted, burning more than 1 square kilometer of the island and causing irreparable damage to the stone statues known as “moai”. The Chilean National Monuments Council is currently evaluating damages. The volcano and its surrounding area were the most damaged, as the area contains over 300 moai. The statues, built … Continue reading Easter Island Volcano Eruption

Lethal Drug Disguised as Rainbow Candy

A heartbreaking form of drug trafficking used to lure children into addiction is on the rise- the ‘candy’ disguise. These brightly colored pieces are not Halloween candy- this is called rainbow fentanyl. It comes in a variety of colors, sizes, shapes, and formats; yet the danger is the same no matter how it looks.  According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, “Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid … Continue reading Lethal Drug Disguised as Rainbow Candy