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MC visited by WASC evaluators

The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC) visited MC during the week of Feb. 11 for an updated accreditation of the school. For WASC specifically, “Accreditation is a voluntary dual-purpose process that schools (1) must be worthy of the trust placed in them to …

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San Diego’s new Chief of Police

Mayor Kevin Faulconer has appointed officer David Nisleit, 52,  as new San Diego chief of police. After launching a national search for the best candidate Nisleit was “the perfect candidate” for the job, serving the police force for 30 years prior. According to City Pension Data Collection, the previous long-time chief, Shelley …

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Cape Town drought reaches critical levels

Residents of the South African legislative capital of Cape Town are facing extreme water restrictions as the city’s water supply continues to dwindle during its worst drought of the century. The drought, which is being referred to as the “Cape Town water crisis”, began in 2015 and has continued to …

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Good writing bids the Internet farewell

The Awl and its women-geared branch-off, The Hairpin, will cease publication at the end of this month. Since 2009, The Awl has encouraged serious, aspiring writers to write about their queerest passions and guided many big-name writers to success– a current New York Times Styles editor; writers for The New …

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America’s defense problem leaves Hawaii on edge

Early morning on Jan. 13, thousands in Hawaii panicked as they received an emergency alert reading: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Scrambling for safety, tourists in hotels were herded into basements, while Hawaiian residents took any shelter they could, hiding in …

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Amazon’s New Endeavor

From the birthplace of the universally- loved website Amazon comes an intriguing take on the traditional convenience store. Amazon Go, the latest of billionaire tech mogul Jeff Bezos’ creations, is a futuristic mini-mart hinged on the Amazon mobile app. Upon entry, customers are “signed in” using the user credentials taken …

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