Category: Journal

Newsworthy – Jan 25th, 2019

Personalized TV ads, the longest government shutdown in US history, home purchase  availability to the middle class, and Venezuela’s leadership crisis. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

Newsworthy – Dec 7th, 2018

Pediatricians weigh in on the best toys for tots, Drake is the most-streamed artist of 2018, the Trump administration proposes changes to the USPS, and the Pentagon carries out flight over Ukraine. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Dec 7th, 2018”

A Basic Guide to Cologne

Fragrances are fascinating. The right scent can be seductive, comforting, exciting, and nostalgia evoking. The wrong scent, meanwhile, can lead to a very unpleasant experience for the wearer and innocent bystanders.

A Basic Guide to Men’s Fashion

Navigating the world of fashion can be a tricky affair regardless of your gender. Many men, however, tend to think that concerning themselves with the latest styles and trends is an activity better left not pursued. This may be because of actual indifference, lack… Continue Reading “A Basic Guide to Men’s Fashion”

The Impact of Disney’s Purchase of Fox

The purchase of Fox assets by Disney marks the first time in history that a major Hollywood studio bought out another. The world of film and film distribution is beginning to change even more quickly to counteract the huge impact streaming services such as… Continue Reading “The Impact of Disney’s Purchase of Fox”

The Danger in an Election Recount

Green Party candidate Jill Stein has requested that Wisconsin recount votes from this past presidential election. The request has been approved by the Wisconsin election board. The Clinton campaign has stated that they will join in on the recount in Wisconsin, as well as… Continue Reading “The Danger in an Election Recount”

Has the Two Party System Done More Harm Than Good?

Despite the elections being over, the country still appears to be embroiled in political disputes concerning President-Elect Trump and how the system to elect the President of the United States needs revamping. In an earlier article, we analyzed the Electoral College System. This time,… Continue Reading “Has the Two Party System Done More Harm Than Good?”

Is the Electoral College Still Relevant?

The dust has settled and the new President of the United States will be Republican candidate, Donald Trump. This result left many Americans, as well as people across the world, dumbfounded. Even some Trump supporters did not believe their candidate could really win the… Continue Reading “Is the Electoral College Still Relevant?”

The Secret Life of Toilet Paper

Toilet paper. We may take this good for granted, however it truly is a marker of civilization. Before the invention of toilet paper, a variety of other items were used throughout human history. Scooping sticks made from wood and precious metals, to sand and… Continue Reading “The Secret Life of Toilet Paper”

What Color is My Orange (Seriously)?!

Everything you know is a lie. Not really, but kind of. Let me explain. Many of the oranges we consume are actually green.