School shooter sentenced too leniently for some

On Valentine’s Day 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was the scene of a brutal school shooting that killed 14 students, three staff members and injured another 17. Earlier this month, the terrible person behind the attack, 24-year-old Nikolas Cruz, was sentenced to a life in prison after “a Florida […]

Kanye West spirals further into conservative controversy

Grammy-winning and internationally renowned rap artist Kanye West’s recent actions have led to a wave of backlash and criticism among his fans, political activists and fellow music artists. West recently wore a “White Lives Matter” shirt alongside conservative political commentator Candance Owens, made an appearance on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” and […]

Cisgender gay men must pay extra to have kids

Insurance companies are facing pressure to open access to in vitro fertilization (IVF) for gay couples, specifically in New York. Insurance coverage extends to heterosexual couples and lesbian couples, but it does not support gay cisgender male couples. They are expected to spend over $200,000 to have a child via surrogacy […]

Lakewood Township minimizes homelessness crisis

Lakewood Township, located in Ocean County, New Jersey, made an executive decision to cut down trees to dissuade the homeless from gathering.  “[Homeless people] were harassing people, defecating between the cars, and residents were complaining,” Mayor Raymond Coles said, according to the New York Post. The town received numerous complaints […]