The Respect for Marriage Act is Passed

This past Tuesday, the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act, which protects both same-sex marriage and interracial marriage. It doesn’t make all states allow same-sex marriages, but it does make them respect legal same-sex marriages from other states. Additionally, these marriages can qualify for federal benefits like Medicare. With votes from every Democrat plus a dozen Republicans, the bill passed 61-36. “With today’s bipartisan … Continue reading The Respect for Marriage Act is Passed

Iran’s Global Fight for Women’s Rights: How A Historically Unjust Country Triggered Worldwide Solidarity

No matter where you saw it – aimlessly scrolling on TikTok, watching your feed of YouTube Shorts, or seeing the large headlines on the New York Times – the protests in Iran have reached the phones and front doors of wide audiences as the most recent fight against an authoritarian regime has risen. Following leaked cases of government violations of human and women rights, many … Continue reading Iran’s Global Fight for Women’s Rights: How A Historically Unjust Country Triggered Worldwide Solidarity

#Hacked

It would be a lie to say that I’m not addicted to my phone, like a lot of people, especially teens. More than 210 million people worldwide suffer from social media and internet addiction, according to Science Direct. And some teens spend more than 7 hrs a day on social media. This sounds concerning, doesn’t it? Previous employees of these social media companies agree. In … Continue reading #Hacked

What Is The City Voice’s Favorite Thanksgiving Food?

Chloe Diehm My favorite thanksgiving food is mashed potatoes. Nick Hankins Mashed Potatoes Keira Mei Harrel The dinner rolls 🙂 Lia Lin Hawaiian salad! Also- slightly stale stuffing (only Ms. Alexander’s 5th hour English will understand the last one) Niyla Long My favorite thanksgiving food is sweet potato pie Krishna Mano You can never go wrong with stuffing! Turkey and ham are great, but for … Continue reading What Is The City Voice’s Favorite Thanksgiving Food?

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

Thanksgiving Music: An Honest Review From A Metalhead

Holiday Music is quite an interesting genre containing hit songs such as Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” or Danny Elfman’s “This Is Halloween,” however most of the Holiday Music genre is either Christmas or Halloween songs, you never hear songs about the one Holiday sandwiched right between the two: Thanksgiving. Now seeing as Thanksgiving is literally next Thursday from the time … Continue reading Thanksgiving Music: An Honest Review From A Metalhead