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Harsh Reality of Animal Testing

Lab rats being tested on in the LD50 test.
Cruel and unjust truth
February 14, 2020

Imagine this: You are locked in a cold, metal cage all day, and when you finally get out, you go through many painful tests and experiments. You don’t have a voice to speak your opinions or rights. Humans...

Don’t Bully my Breed

The reporter's dog, Matthias, at the park on July 8, 2019. Matthias is purebred pit bull.
Dishing on pit bull stereotypes
October 23, 2019

I’m tired of people blaming and discriminating against “dangerous” dog breeds. In reality, it’s the breeder who should be blamed for dogs’ vicious or dangerous behavior.  As an owner of three...

Self-Confidence in High Schools

Someone expressing their self-love
Some simple steps to achieve confidence!
May 19, 2019

I’ve seen what low self-esteem can do to a teenager because one of my friends is still suffering from it. It can make you want to shut your emotions off to the world by being uncaring and hateful to...

Gender Inequality in Sports Broadcasting

Erin Andrews, a well known female sports broadcaster, delivers game stats at a Packers game
Women get discriminated in the sports field, and here a few examples of just how unnecessary it is.
April 8, 2019

Along with the limited amount of appearance time and the low level of pay, these women deal with extreme level of harassment on a daily basis. While, most cases have not involved sexual harassment, these...

Boomerang

A television
A review on the show Boomerang
March 24, 2019

There is a new show on BET called Boomerang. It is based from the movie Boomerang created by Eddie Murphy. The show follows the children of the characters in the movie. It starts off with a man, who is...

Best to Worst Laughs of 2018

Laughing Snoopy graphic.
2018's viral memes ranked from best to worst
March 8, 2019

I think we can all agree 2018 was an interesting year with some... interesting memes.Here are a few of last years biggest laughs rated from top to bottom:     1.“Change My Mind “ This...

Being Grown-ish

A photo of a TV.
A review on the spin-off show Grown-ish.
February 14, 2019

I know this review might seem a little late, but it is never too late to start watching some really good TV shows. One show that I would recommend to everyone is Grown-ish. This show is a spin-off from...

A Review for “YOU”

The Netflix logo
A review for the new Netflix hit.
January 25, 2019

The New hit on Netflix “YOU” is all anyone is talking about. Seriously EVERYONE is talking about it. The series is based off of the book by Caroline Kepnes. First off I will start with saying that...

Light up the Night

A house decorated with Christmas lights.
Why everyone should decorate their houses.
December 18, 2018

It’s about to be that time of year: Christmas. The bells are ringing and all the lights are out on display. One thing that everyone should be focused on this Christmas is decorating their houses....

The Big “Easy”

Drew Brees celebrating after a touchdown score
The New Orleans Saints are an intimidating force in the NFL
December 5, 2018

This year has been spectacular for the New Orleans Saints. First in their division and second in the entire league. After starting the season 0-1, the Saints have been unstoppable. With Hall of Famer...

Is It Worth It?

A Starbucks coffee cup on top of a table.
Why Starbucks is overrated
November 4, 2018

Starbucks is a well known and well liked company that sells coffee and bakery type items. Everyone seems to be obsessed with this chain, but is it really worth all the hype?   Some of Starbucks’...

Venom: Toxically Disappointing

A sketch of Venom.
A review of the movie Venom.
October 23, 2018

I walked into the movie theaters to see the new anti-hero movie Venom and I walked out completely and utterly disappointed. Venom is about a journalist named Eddie Brock who is trying to expose the founder...

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