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Black Lives Matter: Hashtag to Organization

Teja Brown, Editor of Politics

November 2, 2018

Filed under Politics, Showcase

    Five years ago, BlackLivesMatter was just a hashtag on Twitter about the death of Treyvon Martin by the hands of a police officer. Today, the movement has developed into a global organization that has been recognized and there have been more and more protests each year. What started as a few protests, turned into a movement and now has focused on influencing politics and policy. This movement focuses o...

Kavanaugh Controversy

Teja Brown, Editor of Politics

November 1, 2018

Filed under Politics, Showcase

  Over the last month, there has been an uproar about the Kavanaugh Hearing and the allegations of him sexually assaulting Doctor Christine Blasley Ford. Under United States Law and U.S. Constitution, Brett Kavanaugh is entitled to due process but some are suggesting that airing Ford’s claims are politically and systematically unjust. A good portion of Republican Senators are opposed to the idea of the hearing bei...

Change your Wind-up; Change your speed

Change your Wind-up; Change your speed

June 15, 2018

In the sport of baseball, there is some controversial talk about a pitcher's throwing speed. The discussion is between whether or not pitching from the full wind-up or the stretch produces a faster 4-sea...

Want Better Grades? Move a Little!

Want Better Grades? Move a Little!

June 15, 2018

Students Menia Kappus and Leon Caswell from FIS Investigated the effect of 0%, 20%, 40%, and 60% of the test subject’s maximum heart rate on their memory in search for potential strategies for more e...

Want to Be a Faster Athlete? Use Tennis Balls.

Want to Be a Faster Athlete? Use Tennis Balls.

June 15, 2018

Running is one of the first sporting activities that people learn to do as infants. On average children learn to walk between the ages of 9 and 12 months of age, and by the time they are 18 to 24 mont...

Fascinating Breakthrough on Catchers Glove size in Baseball

Fascinating Breakthrough on Catchers Glove size in Baseball

June 15, 2018

Playing catcher is the most difficult position in baseball, making it essential to find new ways to make this gruelling position easier. Being able to catch pitches close to 100 MPH that your palm start...

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