Grant Sarver October 1, 2020

Finally something every American can agree on: Tuesday night’s presidential debate was a disaster. Both candidates talked over each other and spoke out of turn. An analysis found that President Trump made 71 of the 93 interruptions. Even multiple GOP Senators thought the debate was, “exhausting,” “awful,” and a, “s***show.” Perhaps the government and its […]

Grant Sarver September 28, 2020

Uber won a lawsuit today to continue its personal transportation service in London. The company had been accused of posing a safety risk to its customers after 14,000 trips were made by unauthorized drivers. Uber has also posed a threat to the traditional black cab service offered in the city, similar to New York City’s […]

Grant Sarver September 24, 2020

In its latest move to fight climate change, California is set to ban the purchase of new gasoline-fueled cars by 2035. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the plan to phase out the internal combustion engine on Wednesday. “Mary Nichols, chair of the powerful California Air Resources Board that regulates the emissions of everything from oil refineries […]

Grant Sarver September 18, 2020

This article was originally published by Caitlin Cosper of SaveOnEnergy and can be found here: This is the first part in a new SaveOnEnergy series discussing the ins and outs of different forms of renewable energy. Come back next week for part two. Solar energy has grown in popularity across the country, from massive […]

Grant Sarver September 18, 2020

In his latest effort to protect “national security interests,” President Trump will ban TikTok and WeChat. There has been concern about their data collection practices and privacy, similar to criticisms of Facebook and Google. The difference? TikTok and WeChat are Chinese companies and the Trump administration says, “Each is an active participant in China’s civil-military […]

Grant Sarver September 15, 2020

The rampant wildfires on the West Coast have made the air quality there some of the worst in the world, according to a group reported by CNN. The Air Quality Index is at “unhealthy” and “very unhealthy” levels making it worse than famously air polluted cities like New Delhi and Shanghai. The apocalyptic, orange, smoke-filled […]

Grant Sarver September 11, 2020

Large swarms of mosquitoes have killed up to 400 cows in Louisiana after Hurricane Laura made ideal breeding conditions. Deer, horses, and other livestock have also been found dead from mosquitoes. Out of control pests are more than just a nuisance; they can have real consequences for ecosystems and the economy. Governments know this and […]

Grant Sarver September 10, 2020

The United States is facing multiple tragedies and disasters at the moment. The West Coast is up in flames, the Gulf Coast has been hit by a damaging tropical storm and a hurricane, and the entire country is still fighting off a pandemic. People have had to evacuate their homes or they have even been […]

Grant Sarver September 4, 2020

A 16-year-old was arrested for a cyber attack against the Miami-Dade County School District in an attempt to overwhelm the district’s online learning system. “The suspect was charged with Computer Use in an Attempt to Defraud — a third-degree felony, and Interference with an Educational Institution — a second-degree misdemeanor,” according to ABC News. Online […]

Grant Sarver September 3, 2020

Hurricanes, pandemics, and protests can do a lot to already low public morale if there is anything 2020 has taught us. Louisiana and Texas need to rebuild after Hurricane Laura made landfall with 150mph winds and took out homes and electrical grids. Isolation has undoubtedly been terrible for peoples’ mental health and exacerbated existing mental […]