On Wednesday October 22nd, a gunman murdered an army reservist at Canadian Parliament in Ottawa, Canada. The shooter has been identified as Michael Joseph Hall, a 32-year-old man who recently changed his name to Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. Sources say his name was changed due to his conversion to Islam. Prior to his conversion, Zehaf-Bibeau had … Continue reading Ottawa Shootings
Tuesday October 21st 2014 was the first day of the MLB World Series. How exciting! The teams head to head are the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals. Since the Giants are going against the Royals, they decided that it would be necessary to ban Lorde’s song, "Royals" (Schilken). At first, I thought … Continue reading Lorde’s Banned Song
Most Angelenos can agree that the transportation system in LA is not fantastic, especially for those who live on the Westside. Basically, if you don't have a car or Uber in LA, you're out of luck. I find that traveling to other cities can make me extremely envious because of their superb transportation systems. Don't … Continue reading LA’s Transportation System is Growing: Get excited.
Baseball/softball are my favorite sports. That is why it saddened me to find out that on Friday, September 26th, a trailer hit a bus that belonged to the softball team from North Central Texas College (Associated Press). This event killed four softball players (Associated Press). How devastating! It is noticed that what was hit hard were … Continue reading Softball Team Crash
Ebola, a fatal disease found in humans, was diagnosed for the first time on American grounds, September 30th, 2014. Ebola is a virus found in infected wild-animals, such as monkeys, gorillas, and antelope, that is easily transferred to humans. The virus, which first appeared in 1976, had only been discovered in small, Central-African tribes until … Continue reading Ebola in the U.S.