Anh Le

Anh Le

Bio: Anh Le is a graduating film student from San Jose State University. A storyteller and a writer, Anh’s focus is telling stories that heal the wounds of society. Her journey in writing stemmed from penpalling friends all around the world, sharing stories of diverse cultures and adventures. In the future, Anh wants to write and direct comedy television shows for Hulu, Saturday Night Live, and Netflix where they have an extensive platform for entertaining audiences through laughter and telling stories that inspire positive social change.
Sports

Red Sox Returns to US by Bus, not Plane

The Red Sox will be returning to the States through a two hour bus trip instead of the plane. They will be crossing the Canadian and American border, and this is important to them because flying in different countries requires a negative result in COVID testing, but this is not required for border crossings. The Red Sox don’t want to leave anyone behind, and they are willing to commit more time on the road to make sure that happens.

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Latest News

NYC Passed a Law That Employers Must Disclose Pay in Job Advertisements

New York City has passed one of the mind-bending laws that requires employers to be clear about their pay in job advertisements. This will push better pay for women and people of color when looking for job opportunities. One restaurant worker said, “You’re put in a really challenging position of not wanting to upset your employer and not wanting to scare away an opportunity, but also wanting to fight for what you know is what you deserve.”

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Politics

Homeland Security Secretary Blamed for Spike in Migration

Republicans on Capitol Hill are reviewing Biden’s immigration policies as the midterm elections are getting closer. Homeland security secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas was blamed for causing a spike in migration. Representative Clay Higgins, Republican of Louisiana, said, “I feel that America needs you to own this thing, good sir. Speak to the American people and own this thing. We’re losing our country down there. We need you to resign.”

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Music

Ukrainian Musicians Come Together to Make Melodies Against Russian Invasion

The new collaboration of Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra will be touring across Europe and the United States to perform their music against the Russian invasion. Many conductors, composers, and players escaped from the war. With support from the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Polish National Opera in Warsaw, Ukrainian artists are able to come together to express their emotions through music.

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Politics

Former Marine Freed from “Unlawful Detention” in Russia

US Marine veteran Trevor Reed was wrongfully detained in Russia in 2019. Now, he has just been released to see his beloved friends and family again. His family said, “Today, our prayers have been answered and Trevor is safely on his way back to the United States.” Reed came with a prisoner swap when the United States returned pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko who went to prison in 2011 for importing over $100 million worth of cocaine.

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Latest News

The European Art Fair Returns to New York

It has been two years since the last European Art Fair. Hosted at the Park Avenue Armory, the European Art Fair will be shown in person from May 6-10. The event had to be postponed many times due to the pandemic, and art lovers are dying to see it. The event will include more than 90 art dealers with many highest-profile entries. The entries will include work from Independent New York, Art Basel, TEFAF Maastricht, and Masterpiece London.

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Health and Wellness

Mental Health Becomes Unbearable for U.S. Teens

The shadows of depression and suicide have been creeping into the lives of American teens. One 13-year-old girl from Minneapolis ran into the woods. The mother saw her daughter’s phone and she was shocked to see that there was self-harm from her daughter’s ankles in the pictures. She followed her daughter into the woods in hopes that her daughter would not commit suicide.

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Sports

Mark Emmert Steps Down as President of the NCAA

In a mutual agreement with Mark Emmert, he would step down as the president of the NCAA by the middle of next year. This decision has made administrators and executives frustrated. John J. DeGioia, the Georgetown University president, said, “With the significant transitions underway within college sports, the timing of this decision provides the association with consistent leadership during the coming months plus the opportunity to consider what will be the future role of the president.”

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Politics

Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVID

The White House has announced that Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for COVID-19. From here, she will be working remotely and refrain from face-to-face contact with President Joe Biden. Kirsten Allen, press secretary to the vice president, said, “She has not been a close contact to the President or First Lady due to their respective recent travel schedules. She will follow CDC guidelines and the advice of her physicians. The Vice President will return to the White House when she tests negative.”

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Latest News

NYC Recovery in Mayor Adams’s “State of the City” Speech

Public safety and equality are key to Mayor Eric Adams’s vision in improving New York City. His first couple of months have proved to be a struggle when violent crime and homelessness rose. Mayor Adams acknowledged these challenges, but this is not going to deter him from making changes to the city’s safety protocol so the city is pleasant for both tourists and residents.

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Beauty

Using Rice Water for Hair

Rice has been a staple for our everyday food, but do you know that rice water is important for your hair’s health? During the Heian-period of Japan, women would regularly bathe their hair in rice water and the hair would grow until it touched the floor. Geishas would rinse their hair with rice water before combing it.

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Sports

Miguel Cabrera Reaches 3,000 Hits

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers has reached 3,000 hits in his 20-year baseball career. Jack McKeon, former Major League Baseball manager, said, “I wish he could have come to bat every inning. He’d hit a sacrifice fly, he’d hit a home run, he’d get a base hit, even to the point where he hit the ground ball that what’s-his-name booted in the Bartman game. He was the catalyst. Something good was happening with this guy.”

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