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People protest against sexual assault at Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C.

Instagram users post about sexual assault

Allison Jewell, Guest Writer May 27, 2021

Instagram has been creating a safe place for sexual assault victims to speak their truth with the hashtag #EndSexualAssault. Over 25,000 people have shared a post using this hashtag, including @ourbodies.ourvoice....

A gas station in Fairfax County, Virginia is closed on May 15 due to the gas shortage.

Twitter hashtag highlights pipeline shutdown

Kelsey Mize, Guest Writer May 20, 2021

Last week, Twitter introduced the hashtag #GasShortage2021 as a way to spread awareness on the Colonial Pipeline issue in the United States. According to the Washington Post, the problem started...

Tension is still high amongst members of the African-American community after the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.  Spanish teacher Phillip Deaton believes that how Donald Trump and Joe Biden view race relations is a key election issue for many voters.  He said, “Racial inequality is an important issue due to the recent killings of African-Americans by police and due in part to the mainstream media and social media. We are able to see first-hand exactly what happened instead of just reading or hearing about it as a summary like it used to be.”

Election 2020: Trump, Biden remain divided over racial equality

Emma Buda, Guest Writer October 30, 2020

Many Americans are considering their presidential candidates' specific views, including the importance of racial inequality. Former vice president Joe Biden has hopes for better racial equality all...

President Donald Trump, who strongly dislikes the Affordable Care Act, claims that hes helped Americans with their healthcare issues by working with pharmaceutical companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

Election 2020: Biden, Trump have opposite views on healthcare

Julia Levak, Guest Writer October 28, 2020

With the presidential election in less than a week, many people are following the ideas of Donald Trump and Joe Biden on many important issues, including health care. Republican Donald Trump has been...

Donald Trump claims that America has more cases of COVID-19 because there is so much testing, while Joe Biden claims that Trump should have done many things differently to prevent the number of cases and deaths.

Election 2020: Trump, Biden differ on COVID-19 handling

Hannah Birnbaum, Guest Writer October 27, 2020

With the presidential election approaching rapidly, incumbent Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have vastly different views on the next step to stop the Coronavirus outbreak. Former Vice...

President Donald Trump takes credit for the countrys economic success during his term, while Joe Biden has his own ideas to rejuvenate the American economy.

Election 2020: Trump, Biden debate over economy

Teddy Spetz, Guest Writer October 26, 2020

In just one week, Americans across the country will decide who they want to elect as president, and one of the main factors influencing their choices will be the economy. During Trump's time as president...

President Donald Trump delivers remarks about the military at the White House.  While Trump has encouraged a powerful and well-funded military, Joe Biden wants reduced, responsible military funding and said, “Our military is [just] one tool in our toolbox. “

Trump, Biden differ on military spending

Staff October 5, 2020

With the presidential election around the corner, many Americans are reviewing the positions of Donald Trump and Joe Biden on many key issues, including the U.S. military. When Trump, a Republican,...

As Gov. Gavin Newsom announces the re-opening of businesses in California, hes been met with many critics on Twitter who have used the tag #DoNotOpenCalifornia.

California plans to reopen, residents conflicted

Casey Imoto, Guest Writer May 14, 2020

On May 8, California Gov. Gavin Newsom hinted at further relaxing cautionary restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Some locals disapprove of the plan, resulting in #DoNotOpenCalifornia trending on Twitter. Industries...

Athletes, sports organizations, and even President Trump have used the tag @StayStrong during the pandemic.

Americans stay strong at home

Tyler Nungesser, Guest Writer May 12, 2020

Over the past weeks, athletes and citizens across the country have shared their stories on how they are staying strong at home. This has led to #staystrong trending on Twitter. Former NFL player Brett...

President Trump’s comments about using disinfectant inside the body has created quite the buzz on social media.

Trump suggests using injected disinfectant, Lysol responds

Staff April 24, 2020

At a press conference on April 23, President Trump said he wondered if disinfectant could be used inside the body. This led to #PresidentLysol trending on Twitter. Trump first began speaking about the...

Battelle employees build a Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™

Ohio seeks authorization of mask sterilization technology

Abhi Siri, Guest Writer April 8, 2020

On March 29, 2020, Gov. Mike DeWine made a direct appeal to the FDA for full authorization of Columbus-based Battelle’s new mask sterilization technology. The governor said that the FDA had granted...

President Trump delivers the new social distance guidelines from the Rose Garden as he addresses the media.

Trump extends social distancing order

Casey Imoto, Guest Writer April 8, 2020

President Donald Trump has announced that the nationwide social distancing guidelines will remain through the end of April. Previously, Trump issued a two-week timeframe which was set to expire a day...

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