Biggest Californian Earthquake since ’89

Around 3:20 AM August 24th, six miles north Napa, a large earthquake rudely woke many residents of Napa, California awake in the most powerful earthquake to hit the state since 1989, measuring at a magnitude of 6.1.  The quake caused much structural damage, fires, and injured 90 people, 3 of which are in critical condition.  Luckily, in the […]

Self-Driving Cars: What will they mean for society?

Imagine being able to get from point A to point B by pressing a button on your smartphone. This could be a reality within the next few decades with driverless, or autonomous, cars. Many companies in the United States and abroad are experimenting with driverless cars, including Nissan, Volvo, Ford, and BMW, and Toyota. Google […]

Gay Teen is Denied Scout’s Highest Honor

After 12 years of hard work and dedication, Boy Scout Ryan Andersen may not be awarded scouting’s highest honor, The Eagle Scout, solely because he is gay. Apparently the Boy Scouts of America has an anti-gay policy that was made public in 1992 and has had several revisions since then. Therefore, according to Yahoo News, […]

Chick-fil-A “war” creates animosity between opposing sides of gay marriage debate

In my hometown state of California, the gay marriage debate is a big deal. Otherwise known as Prop 8, the right to same sex marriage has a flurry of loud, proud supporters—though the opposing silent majority has won the debate every time elections come around. When this whole Chick-fil-A situation arose, I knew it would […]

Rep Yo Self: Halfbreed Clothing Company Ignites A Cultural Movement

America’s historic internal conflict regarding issues of race and ethnicity has led to centuries of racism and injustice for the minority people who call this country home. Although these issues sometime divide communities, Rudy Tee, founder and creator of Halfbreed Clothing Company has made it his mission to disregard the racial status quo. Halfbreed Clothing […]

Basketball as a universal sport

Basketball is a universal sport. It crosses language barriers. It’s more than just a game. Well, at least that’s what the NBA advertises and claims. However, after spending a couple months in London, I quickly realized the faults in those statements. Try to find a free, 24/7 basketball court in South Kensington in London—they don’t […]