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United States gymnasts from left, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols, arrive to testify during a Senate Judiciary hearing about the Inspector Generals report on the FBIs handling of the Larry Nassar investigation on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in Washington. Nassar was charged in 2016 with federal child pornography offenses and sexual abuse charges in Michigan. He is now serving decades in prison after hundreds of girls and women said he sexually abused them under the guise of medical treatment when he worked for Michigan State and Indiana-based USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians.

Biles: FBI turned ‘blind eye’ to reports of gymnasts’ abuse

Mary Clare Jalonick, Will Graves and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press September 15, 2021

WASHINGTON — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress in forceful testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement and gymnastics officials turned a "blind eye" to USA Gymnastics team doctor...

Zaila Avant-garde Makes History

Lauren Spencer, Student Writer July 9, 2021

After only two years of practicing, Zaila Avant-garde became the first African American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 93 editions of the competition. The 14-year-old, from Harvey,...

Many people are calling for more COVID regulations as the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain in the U.S.

Maria Lozano , Student Writer July 7, 2021

The Delta variant has expanded to nearly every state in the United States, raising worries about COVID-19 spikes. The World Health Organization said "Based on the estimated transmission advantage of the...

Tropical Storm Elsa is on the verge of turning into a hurricane.

Maria Lozano , Student Writer July 7, 2021

After being dubbed the fifth storm of the Atlantic hurricane season early Thursday morning, AccuWeather experts continued to keep a close eye on Tropical Storm Elsa. The storm is expected to grow into...

Associates Degree and its Value

Chonte Crewsaw, Student May 10, 2021

Education on any level can be difficult.  Once young graduates have completed high school, they have many options on how to move forward with their lives.  The traditional idea for most is to move from...

Will Texas Move in Favor of Legalization of Cannabis?

May 6, 2021

On April 29th 2021 the Texas Tribune tells us how the Texas House is passing a bill to expand the use of medical cannabis for those with PTSD, chronic pain, and even in cancer patients to regain their...

Consumers’ right to repair their own devices

Consumers’ right to repair their own devices

Brizeyda Monterroso April 20, 2021

Most companies will tell you that they make their products with the goal of satisfying customers’ needs but there has been growing conflict between companies and consumers when said product reaches the...

Biden on Gun Reform

Biden on Gun Reform

The President Addresses Controversial Gun Control Issues
Jdron Davis, Student April 13, 2021

      Known for its detrimental effects and profound impact (over 280 billion) in costs, gun violence has been a controversial issue that has reached Supreme Court level. The subject itself is complex...

Are Fans in Baseball Stadiums a Good Idea?

Chonte Crewsaw, Student April 11, 2021

Spring time is among us and it is the beginning of a great segway into America’s favorite passtime, baseball and  in the words of Ultimate Fighting Championship cage announcer “It’s Time!  We’ve...

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of FCC, Reverses Third Circuit Decision

Brizeyda Monterroso April 8, 2021

Washington, DC (April 1, 2021) – In the case Federal Communications Commission v. Prometheus Radio Project, the United States Supreme Court issued an order to reverse a Third Circuit Court of Appeals’...

Houston Food Bank mobile delivery provides relief.

Texas Freeze Affects Food Banks Weeks Later

Food Banks suffer from limited produce weeks after recent Texas freeze.
Jdron Davis, Student March 29, 2021

As if the ongoing pandemic hasn’t already been a detrimental occurrence leaving millions to suffer through unprecedented circumstances, the recent winter storm in Texas wreaked havoc upon even more citizens...

Biden and the Border Crisis

Can the Biden Administration Gain Control of the Border?
Chonte Crewsaw, Student March 28, 2021

1933 miles stretching from the pacific ocean to the tip of southern Texas; this is the distance of the border that connects the United States and Mexico.  A close eye has been kept on this section of...

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