The U.S Military and The Metaverse: An Unexpected Pair

The metaverse. We’ve heard of it, seen it talked about on TV. Heck, maybe we’ve even experienced it, but the fact is that it’s a very loose term. What is the metaverse, and what’s the military doing with it? For starters, the metaverse is “characterized by persistent virtual worlds that continue to exist even when you’re not playing,” according to a Wired article titled “What … Continue reading The U.S Military and The Metaverse: An Unexpected Pair

Pfizer Covid-19 booster for ages 5-11 approved

Thankfully, Coronavirus has been steadily declining over the last few months, but children from 5-11 were yet to be boosted. This resulted in less protection for the children of the world. Although Coronavirus is less common in kids, omicron seemed to affect more children than adults. This is believed to have happened because of the high infection rate. On May 17 the Federal Department of … Continue reading Pfizer Covid-19 booster for ages 5-11 approved

An Update on Ukraine

It has been nearly 2 months since we last covered the Russo-Ukrainian conflict, and much has happened. To recap, Vladimir Putin’s original intention when the invasion began on February 24th was to stop Ukraine from joining NATO. He stated that Russia’s primary goal is to “demilitarise and de-Nazify Ukraine”. This has been criticized by many, including the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, saying “It’s … Continue reading An Update on Ukraine

Leaked Draft Supreme Court Opinion Places Roe V. Wade Under Threat

A few days ago, a Supreme Court draft opinion was leaked about possibly overturning the Roe v. Wade decision which was made in 1973. Roe v. Wade was a Supreme Court decision which established the right to abortion as a constitutional right. That decision nullified the states’ ability to ban abortions. As soon as the decision was made, it was fought. Hence, it’s not very … Continue reading Leaked Draft Supreme Court Opinion Places Roe V. Wade Under Threat

City High Ranked #1 School in Michigan

U.S. News & World Report ranked City High Middle School as the #1 highschool in the state of Michigan and #18 in the nation. As the first school in the area to provide the rigorous International Baccalaureate Middle Years and Diploma Programme, City has not only consistently been ranked as one of the top high schools in America, but has also been recognized as a … Continue reading City High Ranked #1 School in Michigan

The Technoking Buys Twitter

Starting on January 31st, Elon Musk, the self-described “Technoking of Tesla,” began buying stock in Twitter. By April 4th, Musk announced he had acquired 9.1% of Twitter’s overall stock profile, making him its biggest shareholder. Finally, on April 25th, Musk launched a 44 billion dollar deal with Twitter to own all stocks within it. As the richest man on Earth, this is not an incredible … Continue reading The Technoking Buys Twitter

Calls For Better Public Safety Programs Grow After New York Subway Shooting

On a Tuesday morning, April 12, 2022, a gunman fired a total of 33 bullets from a handgun at innocent commuters in a Brooklyn, New York subway car. 10 passengers were wounded along with other minor injuries caused by the smoke bombs detonated inside the car prior to the shooting, set off by the shooter, Frank R. James. There were, however, no fatalities, which authorities … Continue reading Calls For Better Public Safety Programs Grow After New York Subway Shooting

Polish Hackers Help Russian Citizens Learn The Truth About The War In Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has censored all media in Russia so that Russian citizens don’t know what is happening in the war between Russia and Ukraine. Despite this, media is getting to Russia differently. Enter Squad303, a Polish-based hacking group with the same name as a squadron that fought in WWII against Nazi Germany. These hackers created 1920.in, a website that generates emails and … Continue reading Polish Hackers Help Russian Citizens Learn The Truth About The War In Ukraine

Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson Undergoes Senate Confirmation Hearings

As you may have heard, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has gone up for the most recent round of confirmation hearings. Judge Jackson appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee for her first Supreme Court confirmation hearings on Monday, March 21 at 11 a.m. ET, and the hearings are lasting until Thursday. During her opening statement, Jackson thanked God and her family for their support, and assured … Continue reading Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson Undergoes Senate Confirmation Hearings

Senate Unanimously Approves The Sunshine Protection Act

Called the Sunshine Protection Act, a bill was unanimously passed by the Senate to permanently end the biannual change of time called Daylight Savings Time. Daylight Savings Time is infamous for messing up sleep schedules, and if this bill is also taken up by the House and signed by Joe Biden, then we will officially not be “falling back” an hour in November 2023. Marco … Continue reading Senate Unanimously Approves The Sunshine Protection Act