California governor Gavin Newsom discussing new COVID-19 policies. Photo courtesy of: The Guardian

California Stay At Home Order and Curfew Lifted

Bushra Syed February 3, 2021

After almost a full year in quarantine, California governor Gavin Newsom announced last week that he has rescinded the stay-at-home order and curfew. “Today, we can lay claim to starting to see some...

 Jhené Aiko “Chilombo” album photoshoot. Photo courtesy of: Consequence of sound

Jhené Aiko Announces New Album “Chilombo”

Juliana Arreloa March 2, 2020

Jhené Aiko announced the release date for her upcoming new album, Chilombo, to be released on March 6. She also revealed the cover art featuring her own close-up portrait wearing a yellow head wrap. The...

Some travelers wear masks to avoid the virus being passed on. Photo Courtesy of: Los Angeles Times

Update on Coronavirus: U.S. Quarantine

Pilar Hernandez and Geovany De niz March 2, 2020

On Friday, the 21st of February, U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton issued a temporary restraining order to stop the transportation of the 30 to 50 people infected with the coronavirus to Costa Mesa....

A nail shop in Vietnam who is refusing to serve Chinese customers due to the virus. Photo courtesy of: The New York Times

Racism Towards Asians: The Coronavirus Outbreak

Jasmine Castro February 7, 2020

The lack of knowledge and understanding of the coronavirus amid a global outbreak has caused an unprecedented amount of fear and paranoia among people towards the virus and the potential carriers. There...

Picture taken during a travel ban protest in Los Angeles airport.Photo courtesy of: Wiki Commons

US Travel Ban

Christian Gobres February 7, 2020

Taking effect on February 22, the Trump administration has expanded the travel ban, adding in six more countries to the list of seven. The first travel ban came into effect back in September 2018, which...

Several people wearing surgical masks after the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of: Fox News

Coronavirus Outbreak

Jasmine Castro and Christian Gobres January 31, 2020

Ever since the outbreak in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus has spread to multiple countries, with about six cases being confirmed in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

Iranians rallying behind their government after the killing of general Qasem Soleimani. Photo courtesy of: Wiki Commons

WWIII Scandal

Victor Martinez January 24, 2020

Early in 2020 news broke out that one of Iran’s general’s Qasem Soleimani was assassinated in a U.S. drone strike. Ever since then tensions between the U.S. and Iran have been high, President Trump...

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The Deadly Volcano Eruption In New Zealand

Geovany De niz December 16, 2019

On December 9, in White Island, New Zealand, the Whakaari volcano erupted, and 70% of the volcano sits under the sea, resulting in six casualties along with at least eight missing people.  Of the 47...

Zozibini Tunzi, previously Miss South Africa, is crowned Miss Universe 2019 in Atlanta. Photo courtesy of: Alex Mertz of Wikimedia Commons

Zozibini Tunzi wins Miss Universe 2019

Victor Martinez December 13, 2019

Miss Universe was crowned on Sunday, December 10th. South Africa’s Zozibuni Tunzi was crowned as Miss Universe. Broadcasted live from Atlanta, Tunzi took the title after competing with over 90 women. Among...

 A church in Burkina Faso that was shot up during Monday’s terrorist attacks. Photo courtesy of: Khym54 via Flickr

Burkina Faso Terrorist Attacks

Victor Martinez December 6, 2019

On Sunday, the 1st of December, terrorists attacked a church in Burkina Faso which killed 14 people. The attacks took place in a small town called Hantoukoura and several other victims were wounded along...

On board the Royal Caribbean, its visitors relax contentedly.

Sexual Assault Crimes On Cruise Ships Show Inconsistencies On International Law

Angel Reyes October 6, 2019
In 2018 alone, there have been 120 alleged crimes including homicide and kidnappings aboard cruise lines.
Photo of Queen Elizabeth II in 2015 during the attendance of the Berlin banquet speech.
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Royal Seal of Approval

Christian Gobres October 6, 2019
Queen Elizabeth II recently accepted a request that suspends the Parliament of England from the second week of September to October 14th.
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