Hector Laguna

Hector Laguna

Bio: Hector Laguna is a University of Florida graduate with a degree in journalism. Growing up playing in punk bands and skateboarding in Bolivia, he became interested in the creative process for multiple media forms. He also worked as a line cook for a few restaurants during his college years in Gainesville, Florida. He likes spending his free time going to rock n’ roll shows, reading, and watching 80s B-movies. He would love to go to Barcelona one day to skate all their spots and eat all their food.

WADA Will Review Its Marijuana Policy

Good news for all your athletic stoner friends. They could all become Olympic athletes one day without sacrificing their munchie-inducing habits.

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French FM Compares Biden to Trump

French government officials are not happy about U.S. president Joe Biden’s decision to share nuclear-powered submarine technology with Australia. Biden’s plan will also end a $90 billion deal that Australia had with France for conventional submarines.

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Assistant Coach Fired From NHL Team For Refusing Covid-19 Vaccine

Covid cases may constantly be rising, but not everyone is seeking vaccination. The Columbus Blue Jackets have parted ways with assistant coach Sylvain Lefebvre after he refused to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

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NPR Finds That the Feds Are Selling Houses in Flood-Prone Locations

You might want to think twice if you are considering buying a house from the federal government. The National Public Radio reported on Monday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sells houses that are disproportionately located in flood-prone places.

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Horror Business

People will get themselves in all kinds of scary situations for some quick and easy money, but I think I found the safest option yet. This Halloween season, two companies are each offering $1,300 to a horror fan willing to watch 13 horror movies. Both companies want to study the effect that horror movies have on heart rates.

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Maia Chaka Makes NFL History

Maia Chaka left her footprint in NFL history after becoming the first Black woman to officiate an NFL game. The 38-year-old line judge made her debut on Sunday during a match between the Carolina Panthers and the New York Jets in North Carolina.

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Massive Attack’s Plan to Cut Down Carbon Emissions in Music Industry

The English trip hop group, Massive Attack, have teamed up with scientists and intend to reduce carbon emissions in the music industry. A report entitled “Roadmap to Super Low Carbon Live Music” was recently produced by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and commissioned by Massive Attack.

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Messi Breaks Pele’s Goal Record

Lionel Messi ended the show with a hat-trick and the home crowd was pleased. The Argentine soccer player broke the South American goalscoring record in men’s international football on Thursday. He scored all three goals in a World Cup qualifier match against Bolivia at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires.

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Afghan Women Will Be Banned From Sports

A new Taliban leader announced on Wednesday that Afghan women will be banned from playing cricket and other sports. According to Australian broadcaster SBS, Ahmadhullah Wasiq, the deputy head of the Taliban’s cultural commission, said that women’s involvement in sports was considered inappropriate and unnecessary.

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Capitol Police Expects Violence in Upcoming Rally

Government officials and the Capitol Police are worried that history might repeat itself in Washington D.C. during a right-wing rally on September 18th.

CNN reported on Wednesday that a Capitol Police memo stated that violent rhetoric surrounding the event has increased online and counter-protests are being planned for that day.

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Melania Trump Doesn’t Want To Be FLOTUS Again

Donald Trump may or may not have decided whether he wants to run for president again, but his wife seems to have her mind set. According to a CNN report from Kate Bennett, Melania Trump is not interested in another Trump Presidency. Bennett described the former first lady as “an extremely private person” who never wanted to be in the spotlight next to her husband.

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Shelby Rogers Expects “Nine Million Death Threats”

Shelby Rogers is waiting for the keyboard warriors to strike again after her loss at the U.S. Open on Monday. The American tennis player believes her social media accounts will be flooded with “nine million death threats” by strangers who are upset with her defeat to Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu.

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