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From the track to the road

March 8, 2020

Besides an engine and brakes, one of the most important parts of a car isare its safety features. Most people look for certain features on their cars, such as the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), roll cage...

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March 5, 2020

Social media platforms, more specifically social media humor, has proved itself to be the ideal marketplace for advertisements and campaigns. Major political candidates have found substantial success ...

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Every vote counts (Virginia State Delegate Danica Roem Interview)

March 2, 2020

Since the advent of the voting system we know today, there has been a consistent problem in the form of people abstaining from voting. In both primary and general elections for all roles, thousands, even ...

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Companies influence on recycling

March 2, 2020

The rise of plastic in the economy

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Natural disaster devastation

March 2, 2020

On February 4, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck the coast of Puerto Rico. The island of Puerto Rico has been experiencing hits by a series of earthquakes and aftershocks since late December...

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Preparing for the election

March 2, 2020

With the 2020 presidential election on November 3rd, primaries and caucuses take place across the nation starting February throughout June. Primaries and caucuses are held in an attempt to reduce the num...

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Viral memes go cha-ching

February 27, 2020

In an age where media is everywhere, all exposure is good exposure. One of the most lucrative forms of digital engagement is social media. Though the boom in direct advertising on popular social media platfor...

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Halftime show 2020

February 19, 2020

From the University of Arizona and Grambling State marching bands in 1967, to Boyz II Men and Katy Perry, the Super Bowl halftime show is always expanding the entertainment. However, this year, many critic...

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Coronavirus-related xenophobia

February 19, 2020

The coronavirus emerged in December from a live-food market in Wuhan, China. According to National Geographic, the number of confirmed cases has risen to more than 60,000 with a continuously rising death toll of 1,500. The coronavirus has...

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Coronavirus epidemic

February 19, 2020

On January 30th of 2020, a man in the state of Washington was reported to have symptoms after recently traveling to Wuhan, China. The virus, COVID-19 was first discovered in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. A...

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SAT score submissions becoming optional

February 9, 2020

 Juniors and some seniors stress about getting a good score on a big test known as the SAT. This worldwide test has been going on for many years now. Finally, schools are starting to make it optional to...

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Fighting for Australia

January 27, 2020

Over 100 wildfires have devastated the Australian territories of Queensland and New South Wales this year; fires that began in September continued to burn into the new year, turning hundreds of miles of...

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