On Apr. 14, President Joe Biden announced his administration will be withdrawing the combat troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 of this year, ending the war that has lasted 20 years. The withdraw will begin on May 1.
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About two months ago, an internet trend called the “Silhouette Challenge” stormed every platform. People ran to make videos with red backdrop lights to a mash up of Paul Anka’s “Put Your Head on My Shoulders,” which smoothly transitioned into Doja Cat’s “Freak” and “Streets”. This unlikely pairing of songs, one being a classic pop song from the 1950s and the other from a rapper’s album in 2019, blew up because of TikTok.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed three different bills in order to legalize and regulate the use and consumption of recreational marijuana, fulfilling one of his early on campaign promises on Monday, Feb. 22.
The Pokémon franchise has taken over pop culture yet again, with the possibility that it can make you rich. Yes, you read that right: the show and game that you loved so much as a child now has the ability to make you money. The key to this success? The trading cards.
South Park’s creators have hit the mark, yet again, while depicting our current cruel reality into two one-hour long specials on Comedy Central, with the most recent one airing on March 11. Usually, South Park episodes can take our day-to-day life and exaggerate it to satirical extremes, but with how much has been thrown our way in the last year, the jokes hit too close to home. But it might have been the remedy we all needed.
Students in the United States borrowed a combined $1.67 trillion in federal and private student loan debt, according to the Federal Reserve’s most recent report. The total federal student loan debt is $1.54 trillion and the total private student loan debt is $131.81 billion.
On Feb. 23, French EDM duo Daft Punk announced their split on all social media platforms after seven years of no new releases. They revealed an eight-minute long video titled “Epilogue,” which included a clip of their 2006 sci-fi film Electroma.
If my 15-year-old self saw how far I have gotten in my college career, and just knew what was ahead, she would not believe it. To be honest, my 19 year old Jasmine would believe this life belonged to someone else.
President Donald Trump launched a missile strike April 6 against Syrian weapon bases controlled by the Bashar al-Assad regime in response to their use of chemical weapons on civilians.
At the center of his room, the folded desk is laid out with a colorful canvas in the works. The desk itself is stained with paint marks, making it one of a kind. With the lyrics of xxxtentacion blaring through the speaker, the words are almost as overpowering as the smell of the paint markers.