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Save The Bees

Save The Bees

Sarah S.

September 29, 2017


Filed under Culture, Current Events

Bees are one of the most important factors to earth continuing to thrive. They pollinate different plants and create purely sweet honey. In fact, one third of the food in the world depends on pollination, 90% of the world’s food comes from 100 crop species where bees pollinate 71 of these species. Many...

Summer 17’s Best New Music

Summer 17’s Best New Music

Gaby T

September 29, 2017


Filed under Art, Current Events, Entertainment & Technology, Uncategorized

As summer comes and goes artists from all genres opt to release their latest mix-tapes, playlists, and albums to secure their spot at the top of the charts. Summer 2017, was no exception; from Billboard to Complex the music industry was overflowing with new songs and returning artists this summer. Though...

Visa Applicants and Vetting

Visa Applicants and Vetting

Gaby T

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

Since the initial travel ban approved by the Trump administration in January there have been countless revisions and controversies on the right, the left and in other government agencies, and because of this the Trump administration is continually working to revise the ban before their ninety day dea...

Hurricane Harvey: What happened

Hurricane Harvey: What happened

Fiona Batstone, Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Hurricane Harvey, with 51 inches of rain, was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Wilma. Located in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana, Hurricane Harvey destroyed at least 150,000 properties, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and it was ca...

Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?

Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?

Avi Kister

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Showcase, Shul & State

On August 12th in Charlottesville Virginia, white supremacists gathered in a “Unite the Right” rally, in order to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. When counter protestors arrived, white supremacist Dylan Roof got into his car and plowed through the crowd of counter protesters, injurin...

Trump Responds to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

Trump Responds to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Uncategorized

Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey Trump Response On August 25th, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas as a category 4 hurricane and the largest to have hit Texas since 1961. Hurricane Irma soon followed in September, originating as a category 5 Cape Verde storm and then traveling North, devastating Ge...

Mayweather v. McGregor

Mayweather v. McGregor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

Mayweather v. Mcgregor's fight aired on August 26, 2017 at 9:00 PM. Mayweather’s boxing streak is undefeated with 50 wins and 0 losses, while McGregor’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) record is 21 wins and 3 losses. Mayweather has been trained in boxing while McGregor is trained in mixed martial arts i...

Trump Transgender Ban

Trump Transgender Ban

Victoria Elfend, Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

President Trump announced to the world via twitter that he was banning the entry of Transgender people into the military. Expectantly, this created a lot of uproar from both Democrats and Republicans. Many transgender people have already filed lawsuits. Trump’s goal is to cut government spending o...

Ryan Seacrest Partners with Kelly Ripa on ABC’s “Live”

Ryan Seacrest Partners with Kelly Ripa on ABC’s “Live”

Daniel B.

May 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

Who’s our favorite New Year’s Eve host? Ryan Seacrest of course, but guess what? He’s now working with Kelly Ripa on ABC’s Live. Yup, his “Rubik's Cube” of a schedule just got a lot more complicated. I mean, think about it, he’s got to record part of his “Live” conversation with I hear...

Cultural Appropriation (Just Don’t Do It)

Cultural Appropriation (Just Don’t Do It)

Gaby T

May 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

Cultural appropriation in the world and especially in the US is a serious and fluid issue; this is because who are other races to decide whether or not something is offensive? One of the biggest mass over use and appropriation of minorities and other cultures happens at the highest grossing music festival...

That Airline Did What?

That Airline Did What?

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

Have you been looking at the news lately? You probably noticed some of the articles are about the problems that flights and airlines have had. One incident was on Delta Air Lines, pilot strikes a passenger in the jetway for one of the airline’s flights. (https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/fli...

Why is “13 Reasons Why” so Controversial?

Why is “13 Reasons Why” so Controversial?

Kyla S., Culture Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

On March 31, Netflix came out with a new show that was an instant success. 13 Reasons Why is the story of Hannah Baker, a high schooler who commits suicide and leaves 13 tapes behind. Each tape is dedicated to a person who played a role in her death. The show follows Clay Jensen, a friend of Hannah...

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