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SOCIAL MEDIA: EXPLAINED

October 9, 2020

Every day, students scroll through their social media, through endless posts by friends, influencers, famous people, politicians, meme pages, models, sport pages, organizations, musicians—pretty much...

In a World of Chaos

In a World of Chaos
A glance at headlines and images from Reuters, Forbes, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNN shows a snapshot of the political and economic turmoil not just in the United States, but around the world. These tumultuous times are a result of both the global coronavirus pandemic and the tragic death of George Floyd catalyzing civic unrest in response to the centuries-old racial tensions surrounding him.
June 12, 2020
A glance at headlines and images from Reuters, Forbes, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNN shows a snapshot of the political and economic turmoil not just in the United States, but around the world. These tumultuous times are a result of both the global coronavirus pandemic and the tragic death of George Floyd catalyzing civic unrest in response to the centuries-old racial tensions surrounding him.

5 Good things going on in the world right now

June 9, 2020
As we are all aware the last few months have been rough and the world is in an unstable place. But not everything is bad, there have been a lot of good things that have happened that haven’t been talked about. 

Social engagement: COVID-19 edition

Social engagement: COVID-19 edition
May 14, 2020

“We’re in this together.” Right, we’ve all heard that. But amid the sea of articles urging us all to stay home, it can be difficult to see what we really are in together besides the quarantine....

Labor unions, Boeing, and COVID-19

May 12, 2020

During these uncertain times, companies around the country are making difficult decisions in order to keep their employees working and to provide them with a safe work environment. But unemployment has...

Boeing’s comeback: post-737 MAX crisis

Boeing’s comeback: post-737 MAX crisis
Boeing has a large impact on the Liberty community. A third of its students are close to people who work for the massive aerospace company. The recent halting of the 737 MAX production line in Renton has impacted many Liberty families. What is the current status of Boeing, and how does this impact our community?
March 22, 2020

Due to time limitations in design, the 737 MAX was laden with issues, which was brought to light with the crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, killing all 346 people aboard...

Coronavirus: the newest public health crisis

Coronavirus: the newest public health crisis
March 22, 2020

The 2019 coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, is the latest scare in the world of infectious diseases. While it is not the first occurrence of this virus, the 2019 reemergence has caused global concern...

Electronic elections: impossible or inevitable?

March 22, 2020

Finally, a modern voting system fit for all Americans—or, the downfall of democracy. Online voting has been a contentious issue in elections worldwide since its debut in Estonia in 2005. Proponents...

The Mueller Report

“Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency. I’m f*****,” President Donald Trump said after hearing that a special counsel had been appointed on the Russia investigation. This 2017 special counsel was headed by Robert Mueller, who investigated possible connections between Trump’s campaign team and Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. On April 18th, 2019, the results of the investigation were revealed to the public in a document known as “The Mueller Report.”
May 10, 2019
On April 18th, 2019, the results of the investigation were revealed to the public in a document known as “The Mueller Report.”

The case for UBI: Why you deserve $1000 per month

I’m not a Communist. I just want to clear that up before I get into Universal Basic Income (UBI). The topic has garnered much interest due to 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who made UBI the basis of his platform. While some write off UBI as “communism” or “free handouts,” the idea is much more democratic and necessary than it seems.
April 18, 2019
While some write off UBI as “communism” or “free handouts,” the idea is much more democratic and necessary than it seems.

Hasan Minhaj & Trevor Noah: informative or biased?

December 26, 2018

I love Hasan Minhaj. So when I found out that Minhaj (comedian and former Daily Show correspondent) had a Netflix series, Patriot Act, I was ecstatic. I immediately logged onto Netflix and got started...

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