Earlier this year in January, the president of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, requested assistance from the Russian-led military alliance of the Collective Security Treaty Organization to calm the streets of the largest city in Kazakhstan—Almaty. The streets erupted with protests against the rise of gas prices. These protests morphed into violence, with armed rioters and government forces fighting against each other. On January 5th and 6th, … Continue reading What’s Going on in Kazakhstan?
Seasonal depression is pretty self-explanatory, but like all mental health issues, it’s not that simple. Seasonal depression, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (ironically acronymed as SAD) is not just “feeling blue,” it’s having a change in mood and behavior for prolonged amounts of time. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) states that it is a chemical imbalance linked with the changes of the season that … Continue reading We Can Get Through This, No Matter The Season!
Early on Monday, November 15, 2021, a father and daughter were found in Pennsylvania woods, thanks to an iPad and a phone. On Sunday, the 14th, 58-year-old father and 13- year-old daughter had left on a two-seat single-engine Cessna 150 from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Pennsylvania. Soon after the plane had taken off, it went missing from airport surveillance radar. The wife and mother of … Continue reading iPad Saves Dad and Daughter
There are so many books out there in the world with amazing authors connected to them, and Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé is one of them. Her debut novel, Ace of Spades, was released in June 2021, and I can assure you that anyone who decides to read this will not be disappointed. This dark thriller has amazing settings, characters that can never be considered dull, and a plot … Continue reading Ace of Spades Book Review
On Thursday, October 28th, 2021, Facebook announced its decision to change its name to Meta. In a video made by the company, Mark Zuckerberg gives insight into the transformation the company will be going through. Facebook is no stranger to popularity, gaining one million users by 2004 to having over three billion users in 2021. The company has become one of the most used social … Continue reading You Can’t Spell Team Without Meta