Day: February 16, 2022

Eileen Gu’s Decision to Compete for China is Surrounded by Controversy

Eileen Gu’s Decision to Compete for China is Surrounded by Controversy

There has been controversy surrounding the “Snow Princess” also known as Eileen Gu and China’s patriotism towards her. Gu is a 18-year-old U.S. born freestyle skier for the Chinese team. She is considered a prominent figure for China at the Winter Olympics. Gu was able to win gold at the Beijing 2022 games.

1,430 Workers Fired for Not Getting the Vaccine

1,430 Workers Fired for Not Getting the Vaccine

Is it good New York is doing this or is this too extreme? 1,430 government workers got fired by Mayor Eric Adams for not getting their COVID vaccinations. The number of those who are infected by COVID-19 have significantly decreased as people are showing proof of vaccinations in New York City. Mayor Adams stated, “City workers served on the frontlines during the pandemic, and by getting vaccinated, they are, once again, showing how they are willing to do the right thing to protect themselves and all New Yorkers.”

Biden Says Russian Invasion on Ukraine Remains Distinctly Possible

Biden Says Russian Invasion on Ukraine Remains Distinctly Possible

As tensions arise in the Ukraine, U.S. President Joe Biden is in a tough position on whether or not to believe Russian officials when they stated that Russian troops have withdrawn from the borders. On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, Russian officials released video footage of tanks being loaded on railway cars as well as communicating that troops were returning to their home bases after completing military drills. U.S. President Joe Biden during a televised statement stated, “That would be good, but we have not verified that yet. An invasion by Moscow remained distinctly possible.” Joe Biden is highly urging all U.S. citizens in Ukraine to leave the country.

Coachella and Stagecoach will not be Requiring Masks or Vaccines

Coachella and Stagecoach will not be Requiring Masks or Vaccines

Coachella and Stagecoach will not be requiring vaccinations or masking at their upcoming festivals. Coachella is a music and arts festival that will be held April 15-17 and April 23-25. Stagecoach is a country music festival that will be held April 29-May 1. Both of these festivals garner large attention being that they both manage to bring in popular names respective to the genre that each festival caters to.

Bill White, A Pioneer, A Hero, Where’s the Hall!

Bill White, A Pioneer, A Hero, Where’s the Hall!

Bill White is a man that I have known my whole baseball life. He is a man that when you first meet him, you knew that he demanded and deserved respect. During black history month and every day, I must honor Bill White. This is a man that on the baseball field was an eight-time all-star and a seven-time Golden glove winner. This is a man that was a World Champion with the St Louis Cardinals in 1964 when they beat Mickey Mantle and the Yankees.

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