Tensions in Eastern Europe are flaring as Russia is preparing to launch an invasion into Ukraine, and Ukraine has no intention of backing down. In recent months, Russia has been amassing troops on their Ukrainian border. Many people hoped that this demonstration was just a show of force, but instead,Continue Reading

On Saturday, Sept. 18, the first-ever all-civilian flight returned to Earth from space. The crew consisted of four members: 38-year-old Jared Isaacman (the billionaire who paid for the trip), 29-year-old Hayley Arceneux (a cancer survivor and physician at St. Jude’s), 51-year-old Sian Proctor (a geologist and professor) and 42-year-old ChrisContinue Reading

Oktoberfest is the largest Volksfest, beer festival and traveling funfair, in the world. It is held every year in Munich, Germany dating back to 1810. The first Oktoberfest comes from King Ludwig’s marriage celebration and the festivities and parties stuck. It is a 16-18 day festival running from September toContinue Reading

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that the vaccine’s protection against COVID-19 can decrease over time and is less likely to protect against the Delta variant. Although the various vaccines remain valid against hospitalizations and deaths, the support against infection with the virus has weakened. This decreaseContinue Reading

This spring marks a year since the outbreak and initial lockdown because of COVID-19, and over that time, perceptions of health and peoples’ methods of staying happy and healthy have been altered. For this reason, observing World Health Day this year on April 7 carries extra weight. The World HealthContinue Reading

Every year, the Nobel Prize is awarded to people – or groups of people – for having discovered or invented something that has had “the greatest benefit to humankind.” The Nobel season begins every October as the Nobel Committee begins announcing the winners of the prize, which are then handedContinue Reading

With COVID-19 raging across the world, bringing mortality and economic decline, it is easy to get caught up in the negativity dominating the news. While it is hard to look past the devastating headlines, there is actually plenty of good in the world right now. In northeastern cities in theContinue Reading

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is affecting many aspects of people’s lives due to necessary social distancing. With these drastic changes comes the spread of information, often on social media, that is not necessarily true. In order to be well informed about this disease, one must know whichContinue Reading

Over the past few weeks, news stations and social media sources have been filled with headlines regarding the ravaging fires that have been making their way through Australia. These fires started last July and have since spread across the country. Although wildfires are not uncommon in Australia, these recent firesContinue Reading