The past month has been a rollercoaster for Utah. On December 20th 2013, Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage was deemed unconstitutional by district judge Robert J. Shelby. As a result, over one thousand same-sex couples received marriage licenses in Utah.
Apple, during the fall, usually releases new a new version of a previous device. Rumor has it that they might release the iPhone 6 before June 2014, which is earlier than normal. Economic reports show that the iPhone 5s and 5c didn’t do as well as its predecessor, which is why tech specialists are… Read More Is Apple Straying Away From Their Original Vision? by Marissa Echeverria
The push towards new common core standards adopted in Florida by state legislatures has brought a series of new changes to education. Among these, one of the most significant will include the shift towards a new state test to replace the FCAT.
Ever since the release of Blackfish ,Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s documentary which showed the abuse killer whales go through, SeaWorld has been surrounded by controversy. The chain of marine-life-themed amusement parks has been facing numerous protests from animal rights activists who believe that they have been mistreating whales, dolphins, and other creatures for entertainment purposes. After Blackfish… Read More Blackfish: Documentary on Killer Whale Abuse Causes Outrage Towards SeaWorld by Sana Chaudhry
The Selfie Olympics are in full swing, with competitors fighting to take the most thought- provoking, elaborate and creative selfie. Having captured the attention of thousands, the internet game encourages competitors to post their pictures on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Nail polish has been a fashion trend since it was first invented in China, 3000 BC, and became popularized in the 1920s. Millions of women use all shades and hues, and there are even stencils allowing any kind of design in the convenience of the home. But there may be more danger to nail polish… Read More A Harmful Fashion Trend: Nail Polish and Its Harmful Chemicals by Nathalie Mairena
On January 31st, the Chinese zodiac calendar began its cycle. Following Chinese astrology, 2014 is considered the Year of the Wooden Horse; it ends February of 2015. As of now, the years that go under the Year of the Horse are: 1906, 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, and 2014.
The preliminary rounds of awards are officially over. The Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, and the Emmys are all over and done with and now the king of movie award shows approaches at blindingly fast speed.
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As the 2014 Olympics unravel, the effects of the most popular–and perhaps most captivating–sport is evident: the lines at public skating locations are at an all-time long. This event inspires many people to go skating with their friends and family and some, to pursue figure skating, either recreationally or competitively.…
Video games became a worldwide trend during these past few years. Now with the rivaling releases of the Xbox One and the PS4, thousands of fans are hyped over the most current breakthroughs in video game history; however, do they know how it all started?