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Clubhouse Android
Dan Kreilkamp
on May 9, 2021

Will Clubhouse Get ‘Diluted’ with Android Add?

Previously an iOS exclusive, the audio- and invitation-only social media app, Clubhouse, has some big news. And if you’re an Android user—you’re going to want to listen up. The rapidly growing startup announced on Mother’s Day that it would begin rolling out its beta version of the app for Android users. “We will begin gradually, […]

spray painting coronavirus
Sarah Marshall
on March 17, 2021

Vandalism at Texas Noodle Restaurant Was Fueled by Anti-Asian Racism

Texas’ decision to end its mask mandate was unsurprising, but when an Asian American restaurant owner spoke out about it, his restaurant was vandalized with anti-Asian racist slogans. Mike Nguyen, owner of Noodle Tree in San Antonio, had spoken to CNN about Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the mask mandate. In the interview he […]

Amber Heard Fired Her at Comic Con
Holly Chavez
on March 1, 2021

Amber Heard Being Fired From Aquaman 2 for Breach of Contract Rumor Debunked

Amber Heard is trending in the news, but it’s not for the negative press she received during her trials and tribulations with ex-spouse Johnny Depp. It’s also not for the petition to remove her from Aquaman 2 that received two million signatures. Instead, the reports say she was quietly booted from the James Wan Sequel […]

Ron MacDonald
on February 26, 2021

The Role of Energy Storage in a Net-Zero Emissions Economy

To reach President Biden's goal of a net-zero emissions economy, America requires resilient, efficient and affordable grids.

Bobby Laurie
on February 20, 2021

United Airlines Facing Pressure NOT to Locate Ted Cruz Leaker

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas drew criticism this week when he left the state with his family for a flight to Cancun to escape the unprecedented freezing cold weather that caused massive power outages and now a water shortage in the state. Twitter first spotted Cruz at the airport, then the internet investigation began. […]

jeff bezos
Julia Sachs
on February 2, 2021

Jeff Bezos Will Step Down As Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos, the CEO and founder of Amazon, will step down from his position with the company in in Q3 of this year. The company announced the news in a press release along with its earnings results on Tuesday afternoon. Andy Jassy will take over Bezos’ role as CEO, and Bezos will transition to Executive […]

Julia Sachs
on January 8, 2021

Twitter Is Mass Suspending Right Wing Influencers

Just days after the violent insurrection at the Capitol resulted in the deaths of five people, including a police officer, social media companies are taking action. Twitter appears to be mass suspending hundreds of far-right accounts that have spent the last several weeks calling for violence at the Capitol. However, with apps like Parler and […]

proud boys
Julia Sachs
on January 5, 2021

Proud Boys Leader Enrique Tarrio Arrested and Released

Enrique Tarrio, the controversial leader of the far-right group the Proud Boys was arrested on Monday night for allegedly burning a Black Lives Matter flag last month, as well as felony weapons charges. The flag, which was hanging outside of a Black church in Washington, D.C., was allegedly torched by Tarrio during a demonstration in […]

Justin Shamlou
on December 28, 2020

Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants Say They’re Forced To Fly After COVID-19 Exposure

Jack*, a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, was approaching the end of his work trip and was stopped at Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) when he got a phone call from his employer. After working several back-to-back flights, a representative for Southwest Airlines was calling to let him know that he’d been exposed to COVID-19 […]

spending bill
Julia Sachs
on December 23, 2020

Trump just vetoed the $740 billion bipartisan defense bill that would fund military pay raises and cyber security.

President Trump announced on Wednesday that he’s vetoed the $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act after threatening to do so on Twitter for the last couple of weeks. The President previously argued that the defense spending bill should include measures to revoke Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a law that enables freedom of […]

coronavirus testing
Francoise Gordon
on December 23, 2020

CDC Expands Coronavirus Testing to all Americans…Finally.

Vice President Mike Pence has finally made the proclamation, on behalf of the CDC and the Trump Administration, that Coronavirus testing will be made available to the general American public by the end of next week. The news comes after the United States government has received criticism for its treatment of the Covid-19 novel Coronavirus […]

utah monolith
Julia Sachs
on December 22, 2020

Andy Lewis and Sylvan Christensen Removed Mysterious Utah Monolith, “We are losing our public lands”

A group of local outdoor enthusiasts have taken responsibility for the disappearance of the mysterious Utah monolith that was found earlier this month. The presumed art installment was located in the Southern Utah Desert just outside of Moab, Utah—a small town known for its outdoor recreation. The monolith’s appearance, which no one has taken credit […]

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