At Cornell University, leadership announced that all staff and students are going to be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in order to return to campus in the fall. University President Martha Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced via a press release that Cornell would be the next institution to set up a return to …

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President Joe Biden plans to announce a large Multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure bill soon, and while a large portion of the bill still remains a mystery, the bill is expected to include large refurbishments to physical infrastructures such as America’s railways and federal highways. In a report from the Washington Post on Thursday, the White House has …

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This past Wednesday, the Georgia state House passed an amendment that would remove a multimillion-dollar tax break from Delta Air Lines after the company spoke out against the state’s new election laws. Last week, Republican Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that overhauled the state’s election procedures. The overhaul was designed to …

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This past Wednesday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned a public health order sent out by Governor Tony Evers. Evers repeatedly used these orders to set a state-wide mask mandate without the approval of the legislature, even after the original approved order had expired. A first-term Democratic governor, Evers set in place the first state-wide mask …

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Joining the likes of California, Colorado, and Virginia this past Wednesday, New York has finally legalized recreational marijuana after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill into law. “The historic law will allow recreational marijuana sales to adults over the age of 21 and set up a licensing process for the delivery of cannabis products to …

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Hollywood has vowed to boycott the state of Georgia again over its newly minted election integrity laws. Due to large tax breaks given to the film industry, the state of Georgia has become a heavy filming destination in the past decade. This has prompted celebrities and Hollywood power-brokers to spend large sums of money on …

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The man arrested for the brutal attack on an Asian woman in Manhatten this past week was reportedly out on parole for the stabbing of his own mother in 2002. Early Wednesday morning, a man, Brandon Elliot aged 38, who lives lived in a homeless shelter close by to where the incident happened was arrested …

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Spongebob Squarepants, a cartoon aired on the Nickelodeon network, has had some of its older episodes pulled from all streaming services. The episodes were pulled from circulation over fears that the epidemic-themed episode, which was created before the COVID-19 pandemic, could possibly add fuel to “anti-Asian” hate. In another episode of the show, a single …

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An advisory group to Virginia’s Loudoun County Public School district (LCPS) demanded that teachers and staff be fired if they criticize the district’s equity training inspired by critical race theory. The leader of the LCPS’ Minority Student Achievement Advisory Council (MSAAC), Kiara Jennings, sent an email to the district’s Superintendent, School Board Chair, Equity Committee, …

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This past week, New York became the first state in the nation to implement a COVID-19 “vaccine passport.” Some other states were essentially jumping at the bit to get ahold of the new tool and release it, but Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is wholeheartedly against it. “It’s completely unacceptable for either the government or the …

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