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Environment

Red Tide: The Silent Catastrophe

Red Tide: The Silent Catastrophe

  If you’re a fisherman, then logically fishing is your livelihood. But what happens when the source of your income suddenly dies off in droves? Chile is experiencing a red tide, an algae bloom which turns the sea water red and increases the toxicity of water and the fish within […]

by Mickey Haregot × May 18, 2016 × 0 comments

Business, Fashion

Adidas’ Boosted Shoe Success

Adidas’ Boosted Shoe Success

Since Kanye’s almost simultaneous release of his latest album, The Life of Pablo, and his Yeezy Season 3 clothing preview in February, anticipation has grown exponentially for his new projects. Adidas NMD Runners have also boosted the company’s success and become the most popular sneaker right now. The Yeezy Boosts […]

by Tyler Crowley × May 17, 2016 × 0 comments

Education

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20:   (FILE PHOTO)  Shannon Woisnet, 7-years-old, from Cleveland, Ohio, holds up a sign in support of school vouchers in front of the U.S. Supreme Court February 20, 2002 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, upheld the Cleveland, Ohio school voucher program June 27, 2002 which allows families to use publicly financed vouchers to send children to religious schools.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

I Choose You: A Look at the School Choice Movement

Parents, now more than ever, have a plethora of decisions to make regarding their child’s education. Unfortunately, many of these schooling options are contingent on a family’s socioeconomic status or geographic location. School choice is a highly contentious topic because of the social and economic implications of a parent’s ability […]

by Madeline Dubelier × May 13, 2016 × 0 comments

Sports

Kevin Durant-Workhorse of the Oklahoma City Thunder

Kevin Durant-Workhorse of the Oklahoma City Thunder

  Kevin Durant, as he has done this entire season, has found yet another way to achieve success in this tight playoff series versus the San Antonio Spurs. In a game where each team was battling to regain the lead, Durant was able to step up in crucial parts of […]

by Will Valentine × May 11, 2016 × 0 comments

Environment

Moooove Over Hamburgers, Vegans are Coming to Town

Moooove Over Hamburgers, Vegans are Coming to Town

I would like to start this article with a disclaimer: I am not a vegan and definitely have a larger carbon footprint than most. That being said, I have been a vegetarian for over a year, but I am more of an “environmental vegetarian.” This termed I have coined because […]

by Kate Peters × May 10, 2016 × 0 comments

Environment

Ivory: The Death Of The Elephant

Ivory: The Death Of The Elephant

  The oldest national park in Africa is Garamba, located in the north-eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Assigned in 1938, the park boasts a size of 5,500 square miles with savannah grasses as tall as three meters. The grass is tall enough to obscure some of the […]

by Mickey Haregot × May 10, 2016 × 0 comments

Technology, World

Into Space

Into Space

In today’s day and age, humans have ventured to all four corners of the earth. Now, there is only one frontier that has yet to be explored; outer space. In recent years, Hollywood has been doing a stellar job of creating excitement around the idea of space travel. The 1968 […]

by Justin Kuo × May 10, 2016 × 0 comments

Sports

Leicester City—Premier League Champions

Leicester City—Premier League Champions

Cries of “Champions” rang throughout King Power Stadium on Saturday before Leicester’s 3-1 win over Everton. Leicester City FC—a team almost every betting agency, expert, and soccer fan alike predicted would be relegated this season—were crowned Premier League champions before kickoff. After second place Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea […]

by Johnny Cook × May 10, 2016 × 0 comments

Health

Low Carb Causing High Harm

Low Carb Causing High Harm

Almost all trendy diets these days revolve around the concept of being low in carbohydrates. Carbohydrates, known by many as villainous “carbs,” are the sugars, starches, and fibers found in fruits, vegetables, grains, and milk products. Many have found that going “low carb” has led to significant weight loss because […]

by Caroline Stoddard × May 9, 2016 × 0 comments

Business, Technology

Amazon Dash…in 48 Hours

Amazon Dash…in 48 Hours

The Amazon Dash Button is a quick way to order products that need to be continuously repurchased, but it has it’s many downsides including the 48 hour delivery time. Dash buttons are small ovular buttons that are specific to one product from a single brand, that adhesively attach to convenient […]

by Tyler Crowley × May 9, 2016 × 0 comments

Environment

Mitsubishi’s Fuel Economy Scandal

Mitsubishi’s Fuel Economy Scandal

When the Volkswagen scandal broke out in Fall 2015, there was a scramble to find out what allowed it to occur, what the environmental damage was, and what fines the car company would incur. Amidst the flurry of action, there was a general belief and fear about what the scandal […]

by Mickey Haregot × May 4, 2016 × 0 comments

Travel, World

Sleeping in Ice

Sleeping in Ice

Winter is lovely. The leaves fall off trees, the air gets thinner and snowflakes fall to the ground, blanketing the earth into a wonderland. But with every coming winter, something special occurs. Something unique to only a handful of countries. As winter approaches and the lakes begin to freeze over, […]

by Justin Kuo × May 4, 2016 × 0 comments