Day: June 24, 2021

Goodbye Dainty Jewelry, Hello Chunky Rings for Summer ’21

Goodbye Dainty Jewelry, Hello Chunky Rings for Summer ’21

Chunky rings are on the rise! This fashion trend is one of the latest to take over Instagram, with celebrities such as Dua Lipa, Emma Chamberlain, and Bella Hadid wearing large, colorful rings in their recent posts. The best part? Even the designer versions sported by celebrities are under $100.

Sha’carri Richardson Qualifies for the Olympics as the Fastest Women’s Sprinter in the U.S.

Sha’carri Richardson Qualifies for the Olympics as the Fastest Women’s Sprinter in the U.S.

In 2016, Sha’Carri Richardson won a gold medal in the Junior Olympics and continued to run on the Louisiana State University team. After a year, she decided that it was time for her to run professionally. She is currently the fastest women’s sprinter in the United States.

President Biden Announces Plan to Tackle Gun Violence

President Biden Announces Plan to Tackle Gun Violence

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday his administration’s plan to combat the rising violent crime in major cities, specifically gun violence. The White House and the Biden administration have multiple concerns with the reopening of the country after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Instagram Now Allows Users to Hide Like Counts

Instagram Now Allows Users to Hide Like Counts

Instagram has rolled out a new feature which allows users to decide whether their like counts are visible to their followers. Instagram has now officially decided to keep this feature in order to reduce social pressure on the app — particularly for teenagers and younger users whose mental health may be severely impacted by social media.

How Ranked Choice Voting Helps

How Ranked Choice Voting Helps

New York City just used ranked choice voting in its 2021 Mayoral Primaries. This means that voters, instead of supporting one candidate on their ballot, were able, but not required to, rank their top five candidates. A candidate wins once they have received at least 50% of votes. Until this happens, the last place candidate is eliminated from the running and votes are redistributed among the eligible candidates.

Evaluating the US Men’s National Basketball Team Going to the Olympics

Evaluating the US Men’s National Basketball Team Going to the Olympics

12 of the NBA’s finest have officially committed to Team USA for the Tokyo Olympics, beginning this July. The team will look to win the country’s fourth consecutive gold medal, and will be coached by San Antonio Spurs legend Gregg Popovich, who is serving as the head coach for the national team for the first time.

Search Continues After a Deadly Multi-story Condo Collapse in Florida

Search Continues After a Deadly Multi-story Condo Collapse in Florida

In Surfside, Florida, a 12 story, 130-unit multi-story residential building collapsed early on Thursday morning. Many people were in the building during the partial collapse and one death has been reported, so far.

Birria Tacos Will be Your New Favorite Taco

Birria Tacos Will be Your New Favorite Taco

During the pandemic, birria tacos became the brand-new trend of social media because of how amazing they looked. The tacos are marinated shredded beef with a tortilla dipped into the consume (braising liquid), and then crisped on the griddle with cheese. The toppings for birria tacos are raw onion, cilantro, and avocado, and they are served with some of the consume to dip the tacos in.

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