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Honduran Presidential election riddled with corruption

Museums turned to piles of ash, incinerated by angry protesters and rioters. Police personnel were sent to suppress the revolts with tear gas and guns. The nation of Honduras cancelled schools and work, in light of the most recent Presidential Election. The 2017 Presidential Election in Honduras was controversial on […]

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JBU engineering students rally to educate young girls

A day consisting of spaghetti towers, water bottle rockets and remote-controlled Lego cars helped educate young girls about careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A part of National Engineers Week, Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) is a nation-wide initiative to empower girls to enter traditionally male-dominated […]

Former FBI director Robert Mueller attends the ceremonial swearing-in of FBI Director James Comey at the FBI Headquarters Oct. 28, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Abaca Press/TNS)
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Russians indicted for influencing U.S. election

A federal grand jury, lead by Robert Mueller, indicted 13 Russians for interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. On Friday, Feb. 16, Mueller, the leading special council member of the grand jury, released indictments against 13 Russians for fraud and other charges. The grand jury was tasked by the […]

Parkland shooting spurs students to action
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Parkland shooting spurs students to action

Grasping her speech notes in her right hand and visibly fighting back tears, Emma Gonzalez stood before a gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. “Every single person up here today, all these people should be home grieving. But instead we are up here standing together because, if all our […]

Sales suggest black community adores Black Panther
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Sales suggest black community adores Black Panther

Black Panther gives representation to black community. The black community welcomed the release of the first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature black protagonists. “Black Panther,” directed by Ryan Coogler on a $200 million budget, according to Vulture, earned $192 million USD in the box office its opening […]

Billy Graham Dead at 99
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Billy Graham Dead at 99

Billy Graham, the evangelist who preached worldwide, died on Wednesday in his home at Montreat, NC. The United States and the world remembers him as a man dedicated to preaching the Gospel amid the controversies and social ills of World War II, the civil rights movement and the Watergate scandal. […]

Death toll climbs as second wave of flu season hits
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Death toll climbs as second wave of flu season hits

Americans are being hospitalized at record rates as one of the worst influenza seasons in a decade moves further into 2018. The Center of Disease Control reports that, since the flu season began, approximately 60 per 100,000 people have been hospitalized for flu- related illnesses. In response to this brutal […]

Church goers lament loss in wake of shooting
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Church goers lament loss in wake of shooting

A church is a holy sanctuary, a place of healing and redemption. When a gunman entered a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas this past November, the sanctuary veil of safety was torn. First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs came under fire on Nov. 5 when a gunman entered the sanctuary […]