Halloween Celebrations on a Budget

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Halloween is just around the corner, and who said the holiday is just for kids? There are so many different festivities and activities one can do while sticking to a tight budget. From family outings at a corn maze to a night with your friends watching old Halloween reruns, the options on how to spend the October holiday are endless. … Continue reading Halloween Celebrations on a Budget

Comey did nothing wrong

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer James Comey got screwed by party politics and that is the one and only truth. If one cannot accept that answer, then they are either a blind Republican or a blind Democrat. The feeling that I have gotten from reading up on Comey as well as watching his interview on ABC and it is very clear that Comey independently and fairly investigated both President Trump as … Continue reading Comey did nothing wrong

Backpage.com CEO convicted, hope for the system

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer Backpage.com CEO, Carl Ferrer, was convicted of money laundering and conspiracy this past week and has agreed to give information of several cases that have to do with conspiracy to commit prostitution.   This is a tremendous win for American women as the site has essentially been a national online brothel where thousands of women have been forced into human trafficking rings. The site … Continue reading Backpage.com CEO convicted, hope for the system

This is a source of parody, satire, and humor and is for entertainment purposes only, published for the week of April Fools. Said posts or stories may or may not use real names, always in semi-real and/or mostly, or substantially, fictitious ways. As the purpose of said stories is to entertain and amuse and not to disparage any persons, or institutions, in any way and no malice … Continue reading

Katy Perry kissed a boy…and he didn’t like it

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer In the first season of  American Idol returning to air after a short hiatus, the show has already been hit with controversy, as judge Katy Perry stole a mouth kiss from a contestant without his consent. While the act may seem harmless many people have begun to call out Perry for her actions as they are extremely contradictory to the … Continue reading Katy Perry kissed a boy…and he didn’t like it

No time to waste – going septic

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer In today’s society  going septic is a serious and life threatening medical emergency, that requires close monitoring and immediate medical attention.  When diagnosed with sepsis, a medical team has to work hard in closely monitoring the patient every second of the day, most cases resulting in an admission to the ICU, the intensive care unit, where the patient can be … Continue reading No time to waste – going septic

Let Melania speak

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer In the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting, controversy arose as Melania Trump criticized American politicians for not doing enough to pass legislation on gun control. She also backed activists that were pushing for said legislation. Many have called out Mrs. Trump due to the fact that President Trump and the GOP have actively resisted gun control measures for … Continue reading Let Melania speak

Service animals abuse, veterans face consequences

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer It truly disgusts me that Americans that need service animals will no longer be able to access them on airlines, because people that do not need them have pushed the limits of service animals and dismissed the meaning of these wonderful animals. In the past years people have realized that service animal regulations are aggressively loose, as they should be, … Continue reading Service animals abuse, veterans face consequences

Pills, Puerto Rico, and Trump

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer Due to the fact that most American pharmaceutical companies manufacture their drugs, mainly opioids, in Puerto Rico, the U.S. has had a shortage of OxyContin. Not only that, but Fentanyl has also been listed in short supply recently as well. While I am sure some hospitals are upset by the shortages and some pharmacies having to deal with plenty of … Continue reading Pills, Puerto Rico, and Trump

50 Shades is trash and that’s why I love it

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer Contrary to popular belief, the 50 Shades of Grey movies are actually fantastic films. Many people point to the bad acting as well as poor writing and just general terrible film quality as being evident in the first two films. However, I argue that it is these things that make the films fantastic. I truly believe that everyone involved is … Continue reading 50 Shades is trash and that’s why I love it