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

Fun Fall and Winter Activities

Here are some fun activities you can do for fall or winter; the weather seems to be switching kind of back and forth, so here are some things to do for both seasons! 1. Keep a gratitude journal A great thing to do, especially around Thanksgiving time, is to list some things you are grateful for! Even the littlest things count.  2. Go to a … Continue reading Fun Fall and Winter Activities

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

The Closest Black Hole to Earth: The Gravity of this Situation

Astronomers announced on Friday, November 4, 2022 that they have discovered the closest known black hole to Earth. Not to worry, however, this black hole is dormant currently, meaning it’s not gravitationally consuming nearby stars, and is not a threat to our Earth. It’s located about 1,600 light-years away from Earth in the constellation Ophiuchus. The previous record-holder of the closest black hole to Earth … Continue reading The Closest Black Hole to Earth: The Gravity of this Situation

Eminem’s Induction Into The Hall of Fame

On Saturday, November 5, longtime hip-hop artist Marshall Bruce Mathers III, known better by his stage name Eminem, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which is quite a complicated matter in the music industry, as the institution has a history of overlooking the most influential artists in hip-hop. He even addressed this issue in the induction speech that he gave that … Continue reading Eminem’s Induction Into The Hall of Fame

Did Someone Say Tory Trouble? What Former PM Liz Truss Leaves Behind for Britain

As I had reported last week, British politics have taken many significant turns in the past few months, the most recent being Former Conservative Prime Minister Liz Truss announcing her resignation on October 20, marking the shortest premiership in Britain. 4 days later, Rishi Sunak, former member of Parliament and Chancellor of the Exchequer who had run against Truss in the September Prime Minister race, … Continue reading Did Someone Say Tory Trouble? What Former PM Liz Truss Leaves Behind for Britain