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Senate Block January 6th Commission

Safa Hameed
June 3, 2021

On Friday, May 28, a bill that would have created a bipartisan committee to investigate the January 6th riots, where insurrectionists stormed into the Capitol, was blocked in the Senate. The bill needed...

Virginia Lifting Mask Mandate

Virginia Lifting Mask Mandate

Melanie Wang
June 3, 2021

As of May 28th, Virginia has officially lifted its mask mandate to those who have been fully vaccinated in most cases. Currently across the country, 23 states have lifted the Covid-19 mask mandates and...

New COVID-19 Regulations

New COVID-19 Regulations

Nathan Kim
May 19, 2021

On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and President Joe Biden announced that fully vaccinated Americans can now resume public activities without wearing masks or social distancing....

Upcoming Celestial Events for Spring 2021

Upcoming Celestial Events for Spring 2021

Karyna Hetman
May 14, 2021

As spring is in full bloom, many changes in nature are happening around us, but there are also great transitions happening above us, too. The upcoming spring celestial events create opportunities for fun...

Photographer: Samir Jana

The COVID Surge In India

Claire Gibson
May 12, 2021

On April 12th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India held a large election rally where the Prime Minister himself and the large crowds in attendance failed to wear masks. During the rally, Modi proclaimed,...

Local Community Takes Initiative On Recycling

Local Community Takes Initiative On Recycling

Eshal Malik
May 12, 2021

Earlier this month, members of the Little Rocky Run community noticed increased trash on the roads and sidewalks. Once residents noticed raccoons were eating litter in parks, the neighborhood decided to...

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Governor Newsom Faces Recall

Safa Hameed
May 7, 2021

On May 5, the Lt. Governor of California confirmed that the Recall Governor Gavin Newsom Movement had earned petition signatures to warrant a recall election in the latter half of the year. A recall...

Biden's First Speech To Congress

Biden’s First Speech To Congress

Nathan Kim
May 7, 2021

On April 28, 2021, Joe Biden gave his first speech to Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. This speech was days before his 100th day in office and addressed COVID-19 issues, economic concerns,...

Biden's American Families Plan

Biden’s American Families Plan

Crystal Kalin
May 7, 2021

On Wednesday, April 28th, President Biden made a speech to Congress to mark his first 100 days in office. In it, he discussed his American Families Plan that would invest trillions of dollars in national...

Chauvin Conviction

Chauvin Conviction

Crystal Kalin
April 29, 2021

On Tuesday, April 20th, after a long three weeks of trial and testimony regarding ex-police officer Derek Chauvin, jurors returned a verdict of guilty on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd....

Image Credit: Jordi Chias

Fishing Is Killing the Ocean–Not Plastic Straws

Karyna Hetman
April 23, 2021

In recent years, many efforts have been made to reduce the amount of plastic waste polluting the ocean through encouraging the use of reusable grocery bags and paper or metal straws as opposed to plastic....

Zach Avery press photo in IMDB.

Actor Arrested After Running Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Claire Gibson
April 21, 2021

On April 7th, the federal authorities arrested television actor Zach Avery who was accused by the SEC (Securities Exchange Commission) of running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors out...

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