News in brief April 19

By: Harrison Neville  School named after KKK Grand Wizard renamed after Hank Aaron  Originally named after Nathan Bedford Forrest, a confederate general and the first Grand Wizard of the infamous Ku Klux Klan, Atlanta public…

Reddit plays the stock market

What started off as a series of investments into GameStop stock has now turned into a war between some users on Reddit and Wall Street, with even lawmakers starting to take notice. When discussing the situation on CNBC Jim Cramer, host…

News in brief

Ugandan Presidential Election  Ugandans voted this past Thursday, Jan. 14, in a presidential election between current president Yoweri Museveni—an authoritarian leader who has held power since 1986, and opposition leader Bobi Wine. However, Wine and other opposition leaders allege…

The future of the death penalty

After a seventeen-year hiatus in federal executions, former president Donald Trump’s administration resumed the practice by carrying out thirteen executions starting July 2020. This was more than three times the number of executions carried out…

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president

Wednesday, January 20, Joe Biden took the oath of office and was sworn into presidency.   Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts conducted the ceremony, which took place on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol,…

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Will we have a vaccine by the end…

As COVID-19 cases still rise, many are questioning how far along the vaccine has come or when distribution will be available. While many vaccines have made it to phase three of the vaccination approval process, Dr. Anthony Fauci,…

COVID-19 limits events

With COVID-19 still on the rise, a multitude of organizations on and off campus have struggled with planning and how to make events happen.  The Center for Disease Control has listed many guidelines for event planners…