Twitter memes about nuclear war aside, the United States’ conflict with North Korea has escalated recently. With the threats our countries’ governments keep throwing at one another, it’s important to understand where this tension stems from and how it is only growing worse (even though a nuclear war is unlikely to occur anytime soon). According to the DepartmentofState,theUnited States first established diplomatic relations with Korea when it signed a treaty in 1882. Relation
Caffeine has now became a staple for me in my life and I have noticed some benefits to having my daily cup(s) of coffee each day and they have all impacted me for the better. I didn’t start drinking coffee until about seventh grade, but it wasn’t anything too crazy in my mind. I maybe had a cup of blonde roast a week (if that). I didn’t realize how much it really affected me until I slowly increased how much I drank each week. I am all for caffeine, but people need to realize
Sept. 23...homecoming??? While we’re at it, why don’t we just have Winter break start in October? Let’s move Spring break to Valentine’s Day. Why didn’t we just start school June 1? Should I wear my bathing suit underneath my homecoming dress? There are 30 days left. It takes at least two weeks for the homecoming groupchat to pick between Brio and BJ’s Brewhouse.
Then another week to find a way to tell my one friend who couldn’t find a date that they probably shouldn’t come
Horror struck into the hearts of hundreds in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12 causing panic across the entire country. What was supposed to be a peaceful protest developed into a riot as white nationalists and counter protesters clashed in the heart of the city. According to USA Today, white nationalists held a rally in which some were waving swastikas in protest of the removal of Confederate statues such as Stonewall Jackson and Robert E Lee. Then, a state of emergency w
I turn on my computer and click on Safari. 10 ads flash before my eyes: boots, sweaters and jeans. Everything I want before fall starts. When the perfect ad just “pops” up, I start to wonder. How do these people know what products I want to buy? Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter have algorithms that make ads show up on one’s feed that are customized to their liking. Many websites also use the same tactic to sell more of their product. This
As the new phenomenon of quick food videos has overtaken different social media, a business called “Tasty” has become increasingly popular. Tasty, originating from Buzzfeed, produces sped-up, easy-to-follow videos of their employees creating dishes for people to recreate. Tasty was created by Larry Fitzgibbon, Joe Perez and Steven Kydd. Fitzgibbon has been the connector of people all around the world so that they can easily access the videos. Perez leads the marketing at the