Day: June 17, 2022

Warriors Beat Celtics in Game 6 to Win 2022 NBA Finals

Warriors Beat Celtics in Game 6 to Win 2022 NBA Finals

Last Thursday night, the Golden State Warriors won their fourth NBA championship, outscoring the Boston Celtics 103-90. It is their fourth championship in eight seasons, an impressive one judging by the ups and downs the team has had for the past few years.

Increase in Legislation to Ban Transgender Athletes from Women’s Sports

Increase in Legislation to Ban Transgender Athletes from Women’s Sports

People within the LGBTQ+ community historically have had, and continue to have, difficulty in being accepted as their true, authentic selves. Within our progressive country, despite some backtracking in recent years, the majority of liberals wholeheartedly support the open expression and embrace of one’s gender identity for those who are not straight or cisgender. However, the issue of sports is where political and personal views tend to get muddled, regarding the perceived unfairness to cis women when competing against trans women, who may biologically have an athletic advantage.

Yankee Magic on graduation day

Yankee Magic on graduation day

I recently received a phone call from the stadium manager Ray Irizarry of Richmond County Stadium. This is the home of the Staten Island FERRYHAWKS of the Atlantic independent baseball league. He told me that his wife Sara who is a teacher at P.S. 65 was looking for the right keynote speaker and she felt […]

What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, the Virus Causing Justin Bieber’s Face Paralysis?     

What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, the Virus Causing Justin Bieber’s Face Paralysis?     

Last week, Justin Bieber’s fans received the news that he would be postponing his U.S. tour due to a rare medical condition that resulted in one side of his face being paralyzed. He later disclosed his diagnosis in an Instagram story: Ramsay Hunt Syndrome.

Retired US Marine Veteran Becomes
Third American Missing In Ukraine

Retired US Marine Veteran Becomes
Third American Missing In Ukraine

The United States confirmed on Wednesday that it was aware of reports that a third U.S citizen is missing after traveling to Ukraine in March. The last time family and friends heard from the missing veteran, Grady Kurpasi, was in late April. Kurpasi had chosen to volunteer alongside the Ukrainians in Ukraine, but had never initially thought he himself would be fighting on the frontlines of the war, George Heath, a family friend of Kurpasi
told reporters.

New Study About How Many Americans Tweet about Politics

New Study About How Many Americans Tweet about Politics

Twitter’s user base truly is the most random amalgamations of people, from die-hard BTS stans to none other than Donald Trump. Following the election of Trump in 2016, he became known for his stream-of-consciousness type tweets and confusing posts such as “despite the constant negative press covfefe.” Twitter has quickly become a major political social media service in which anyone can share their thoughts, and potentially have them reach a widespread audience.

Extreme Weather Across the Country: Intense Heat Wave, Flooding, & Tornadoes

Extreme Weather Across the Country: Intense Heat Wave, Flooding, & Tornadoes

Unlike the recent increase in Covid-19 cases, Americans unfortunately cannot send mother nature into a 10 day quarantine in order to prevent further damage and destruction to society. The midwest and east coast have been suffering from a plethora of natural disasters, from floods in Yellowstone to tornadoes in Wisconsin, alongside an increase in temperatures nationwide as heat advisories spread from Colorado to Florida.

Death Valley National Park Visitor
Found Dead

Death Valley National Park Visitor
Found Dead

The National Park Service reports that a southern California man who was visiting Death Valley National Park was found dead on Tuesday after his car ran out of gas. A park ranger reported to have noticed a car at Zabriskie Point – a popular sunset viewing location – and later reported to see the same car in the lot three days later. The National Park Service released a statement on Wednesday saying that David Kelleher, 67, ran out of gas, parked his car and began walking.

Drake Releasing New Album ‘Honestly,
Nevermind’

Drake Releasing New Album ‘Honestly,
Nevermind’

Surprising fans everywhere, Drake has dropped his seventh studio album, ‘Honestly, Nevermind on Friday. On Thursday afternoon, the rapper announced on Instagram the release of his new album, revealing the cover art with the album’s title. His new LP album includes 14 songs, and was executively produced by Drake, Noah “40” Shebib,Oliver El-Khatib, Noel Cadastre, and Black Coffee.

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