Eye on the World 4/6/20

Two dead in France after knife attack prompts terror inquiry French authorities have officially opened a terror investigation following a knife attack on April 4, which left two dead and five wounded. The attack took place in the southeast region of France, at a small shop located in Romans-sur-Isère, near the city of Lyon. The […]

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Megachurch pastor worries for Jesus’ pocketbook

Osteen is concerned congregation won’t empty their pockets for God. When Lakewood Church closed its doors to the public in mid-March amid growing concerns over COVID-19, it was anyone’s guess as to when the congregation could return to a physical service. Online streaming options replaced the in-person sermons, so Pastor Joel Osteen can still get […]

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2020 Olympics Postponed until 2021

Sports journalist Hannah Robbins discusses the impacts the delay of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has on Japan and Olympic athletes. With the global coronavirus pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics did the only thing they could: postpone the Olympics for a year. This is the first time in history that the Olympics has been postponed rather […]

Domestic violence spike a damaging social distancing side effect

Multiple resources exist for those now forced to spend more time with their abusers. Though social distancing and stay-at-home orders are crucial to stopping the spread of the coronavirus, there has been a direct correlation between these protective measures and an increase in domestic violence. The National Domestic Violence Hotline confirmed that perpetrators could easily […]

The Weeknd released “After Hours” on March 20, following his last studio album, “Starboy,” by four years. courtesy XO and Republic Records

The Weeknd infuses storytelling in “After Hours”

The R&B artist’s new album mixes impressive vocals with upbeat and dream-like techno beats. With the coronavirus forcing people into quarantine and isolation, the cards couldn’t have fallen more into place for The Weeknd. With the boredom that comes with staying in the house, The Weeknd decided to bless the world with 14 songs coming […]

Pandemic brings out racism and hate toward Asian-Americans

Trump’s dubbing of the virus as the “Chinese Virus” has only made the situation that much worse. When the news of the coronavirus first broke, there was a lot of information circulating on the news; some of it was helpful, while a lot of it was xenophobic and ill-intentioned. With COVID-19 spreading across the globe […]

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Nintendo did COVID-19

The video game giant created the global pandemic to increase “Animal Crossing” sales. The people deserve to know the truth about COVID-19! To explain everything, let’s start at the very beginning: a very good place to start. It began with “Pokémon GO.” A few years ago, Niantic released “Pokémon GO” and encouraged people to explore […]

A CGI rendering of the coronavirus with the the world transposed on it, representing the overtake of coronavirus. courtesy peter-gamal/pixabay

US compared to the world on COVID-19

As the U.S. surpasses other countries for the highest amount of confirmed cases, we are lagging behind in testing internationally. The COVID-19 pandemic is arguably the most significant epidemiological event since the 1918 Spanish Flu. Different countries at different stages of outbreak have handled the pandemic in dramatically different ways. On account of that, it […]