The Big Ten Conference announced it will go to a conference-only season for all fall sports. The announcement was made on Thursday to address COVID-19 safety measures for fall athletics.  Big Ten Statement "We are facing uncertain and unprecedented times,...
HBO Max announced it had acquired the rights to the documentary Class Action Park. The film details the real-life "Action Park," a summer attraction in Vernon, NJ that, for a length of time in the 70s and 80s, was known as the most-dangerous water park in America.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the US would “certainly look at” banning TikTok, the smash-hit video sharing app. He cited national security concerns in his assessment of the Chinse-owned app, which sends user data back to its creators. "With respect to Chinese apps on people's...
On Monday, President Trump called out NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace on Twitter. He alleged that the noose found in his garage at Talladega Superspeedway last month was a hoax, while questioning NASCAR's decision to ban the Confederate flag from the sport. Trump tweeted, "Has @BubbaWallace apologized to...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has significantly altered his stance on a second round of stimulus payments this week. McConnell had earlier called the Heroes Act dead-on-arrival, dismissing the Democratic House bill due to its cost. Now, he says a second round of stimulus payments “could well...
This Tuesday, leaders of the Facebook ad boycott sat down with Facebook executives to discuss next steps. Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and Chief Product Officer Chris Cox were all in attendance along with the organizers of the #StopHateforProfit campaign. But all four of the organizers agree that...
Recently, Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it would deny visas for international students attending schools that are operating online. Angered by the decision, many immigration advocates and higher education institutions plan to resist. Harvard and MIT are the first. They are filing...
On Thursday, US President Trump signed an executive order to encourage Hispanic prosperity. The order establishes an advisory commission for improving access to economic and educational opportunity for Hispanics. To accomplish the goal, the commission will support school choice and promote private-public partnerships in Hispanic-American communities. During...
Walmart is about to take a swing at Amazon’s online dominance. The retail giant is reportedly about to launch its own membership program modeled off of Amazon Prime. Walmart+ will be unveiled in July. The $98/year service will include same-day delivery, fuel discounts, and several...
This Wednesday, Microsoft announced some exciting new features they’ll be adding to Microsoft Teams. As the path to a COVID-19 vaccine stretches into a long road, it’s becoming clearer that work-from-home will likely be necessary well into 2021. Moreover, with many companies saying they will allow remote...
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