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Theaters vs. Streaming Services

As the looming threat of Covid-19 appears to lessen in the minds of Americans across the country, so too, have the limitations set on businesses been lifted. Starting in early September, several large franchise movies have begun to release solely in theaters as opposed to the temporary streaming service solution …

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What’s Happening to the 2020 Olympics?

Like countless events around the world, the 2020 Olympics have been postponed. This is the first time in history the Olympics have been delayed (although they were canceled three times during both World Wars) since its first games held in 1896.  In the summer of 2020, Japan was supposed to …

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World Trade Organization elects new Director-General

On Feb. 15, 2021, members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) General Council selected the WTO’s seventh Director-General.  They chose Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian-American. Born in 1954, Iweala arrived in the United States to study economics at Harvard University, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Economics degree in 1976. She then …

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Americans upset Biden hasn’t solved everything

Currently, millions of Americans are outraged at the problems the United States is facing. Despite Joe Biden having been inaugurated a whole week ago, Americans are still facing probably the biggest crisis of the 21st century, that we could have never predicted since we didn’t see similar events 2002, 2009, …

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New Strain of COVID-19 in San Diego County

A new strain of Covid-19, B.1.1.7, has surfaced in San Diego County. The new strain, first identified in the U.K., has been recognized in five U.S. states and 33 countries.  The first case within San Diego County, reported on December 29, was a 30-year-old man who had no recent travel …

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Students Reveal Their Opinions on Reopening

With the USA death toll rapidly exceeding 224,000, Covid-19 has remodeled all aspects of modern life. Minor tasks, such as grocery runs and family get-togethers, have become potentially dangerous practices – while larger issues, such as education, prompt worry and dispute.   Decisions surrounding  the reopening of schools are changing with …

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Wearing a Mask is More Important then Ever

Since the beginning of the pandemic, wearing a mask has been the easiest way to protect yourself and others from the novel coronavirus. Despite this solution’s simplicity, the virus has still not been contained because many people have become more carefree and are not wearing masks when necessary or are outright refusing to.  Those …

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The NHL Flies High in the “Bubble”

Hockey is often characterized by a stimulating atmosphere—scraping ice, players crashing into one another, and fans banging on the walls while whooping and hollering. In light of the recent Covid-19 crisis, however, the NHL has resumed its season with only half of its trademark rowdy atmosphere. After calling a hiatus …

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