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The Billion Dollar Blockage

The Billion Dollar Blockage

Drew Pellin, Contributor April 21, 2021

The Ever Given, a massive container ship, wound up stuck in the Suez Canal on March 23rd. The canal connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, delivering a route that amounts to 12% of the world’s...

Tiger Wood's Road to Recovery

Tiger Wood’s Road to Recovery

Drew Pellin, Contributor March 25, 2021

Sports legend, Tiger Woods, escaped a near death car wreck late last month while in Los Angeles. The 15-time major champion and winner of 82 PGA tour tournaments was left with horrific leg injuries and...

Breaking a Sweat – Gatorade’s Wearable Device

Breaking a Sweat – Gatorade’s Wearable Device

Drew Pellin, Contributor March 10, 2021

Sports drink dominator, Gatorade, is releasing a new type of workout accessory – the Gx Sweat Patch. The wearable device is a one-time-use patch that tracks your sweat during your workout. Gatorade’s...

Investing in the Gold Mine?

Investing in the Gold Mine?

Drew Pellin, Contributor February 24, 2021

There is still a lot of speculation surrounding cryptocurrencies value in the market as skeptics still believe that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have no intrinsic value in the world. This past week,...

Civilians in Outer Space

Civilians in Outer Space

Drew Pellin February 10, 2021

Less than a year ago, SpaceX tackled its first feat by sending the first people to space for a private company. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, both NASA astronauts, were the passengers on the first private...

Starting off 2021 Hot!

Starting off 2021 Hot!

Drew Pellin January 27, 2021

Just as we were looking for better news going into 2021, the end of 2020 left us on a hot note. The average global surface temperature of Earth in 2020 ended in a tie with 2016 as the warmest year on...

Elon Musk now becomes the world’s 2nd-richest man

Elon Musk now becomes the world’s 2nd-richest man

Drew Pellin, Contributor December 11, 2020

On November 24th, 2020, Elon Musk swept past Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest man behind Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos. Co-founder of Tesla, the self-driving electric car company, Musk saw his...

Big Tech Stocks Rise Despite Election Mayhem

Big Tech Stocks Rise Despite Election Mayhem

Drew Pellin, Contributor November 19, 2020

Still weeks after the 2020 Presidential Election, the election results are still not set in stone. Joe Biden is looking to take the electoral vote, but Donald Trump and his campaign will not go out with...

France and Italy Dive Back into Lockdown

Drew Pellin, Contributor November 4, 2020

On the dawn of the election in the United States, a resurgence of the coronavirus strikes in Europe. France and Italy have started seeing cases and death rates rise again, prompting their governments...

California Governor Looks to Ban Oil Fracking

Drew Pellin, Contributor October 7, 2020
“This moratorium is not the most effective way to manage the industry.”
Greek Life Amongst a Global Pandemic

Greek Life Amongst a Global Pandemic

Drew Pellin, Contributor September 25, 2020

College campuses across the country are suffering from coronavirus outbreaks. Most colleges have switched their courses to a hybrid format that requires the majority of the classwork to be administered...

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