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Tiktok vs. Trump

It wasn’t too long ago that TikTok came to the U.S., but the press surrounding the video sharing app has been littered with controversy after controversy. First, there were safety concerns relating to user data being accessible by the Chinese government. Although I find it very dubious that TikTok, the viral app where millions of […]

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons
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‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Promises Delight and Relaxation

One of Nintendo’s most-beloved franchises released a new installment on March 20, just in time to spread some wholesome, heart-warming cheer when the world desperately needs a little sunshine. Ironically sharing a release date with the breakneck demon slaying of “DOOM Eternal,” “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” delivers a serene and plodding experience that should delight […]

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EPA Regulations
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EPA Decision to Halt Regulations Has Detrimental Effects

In the midst of the coronavirus madness, the Trump administration has decided to significantly decrease the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulations, which will have detrimental effects on the planet. Typically, companies are required to report when they release a certain level of pollutants into the air or water but recent decisions have removed the need […]

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Social Media Fights COVID-19 Misinformation

As the residents of Illinois and many other states are sheltering in place as requested by Governor Pritzker, many say their days seem to be filled with constant flipping from one social media app to another. Whether it be Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube or Tik Tok, social media users can’t seem to escape the reality […]

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Cancelations Leave Student Athletes, Fans Shocked

Friday the 13 is considered an unlucky day in western culture. For 2020, this day was one of the unluckiest Fridays in history.  On March 13, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) published a notice that all activities, such as competition and practices related to intercollegiate athletics, are suspended for the remainder of the 2020 […]

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Nature retaliates
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Nature Retaliates Against Pollution With COVID-19, Environment Benefits

COVID-19 has caused fear, uncertainty, anxiety and stress across the entire globe, but there has been at least one positive outcome to the unprecedented madness. The environment is getting a break from humans, allowing for a decline in air pollution and animal species have begun to bounce back.  The Venice canals stretching 26 miles are […]

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