Tensions rise across the ‘Mountain State’ of West Virginia as almost 20,000 teachers, joined alongside nearly 10,000 support staff, who are employed in public schools have been protesting for four complete days. Every public school across all 55 school districts of the ‘Panhandle State’ is closed. According to Alyssa Keedy of the West Virginia Department of Education, there are over 277,000 students enrolled who are being affected. Continue reading West Virginia Schools Protest Hits 4 Full Days
Monthly Archives: February 2018
Co-Ed sports teams
Most people play sports during their childhood and teenage years. But they don’t play co-ed, they only play sports with the people of their gender, girls with girls and guys with guys. A lot of people enjoy it and like playing with their gender but many of them never think about playing with the other gender and play co-ed. Most sports do not offer or have co-ed teams. Sexually segregated teams believe that female athletes don’t play as well as males. Laura Pappano believes that teams should be separated by skill and not gender. Assigning team membership based on skill levels allows teams to be more competitive and recognize the athletic skills of players is different genders.
For example, football, football is a sport that is played by mainly males with the exception of a few females on some teams. But those females had to figh Continue reading Co-Ed sports teams
Chiefs Lineman to put M.D. on Jersey
Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay – Tardiff would like to add the suffix M.D. to the back of his jersey. He wants to celebrate one of his personal accomplishments. He’s set to finish medical school this offseason and become the first NFL player to take the field while holding a medical degree.
Around you see many players with surnames on the back of their jersey such as Jr. or Sr. or even some with the III. He has already reached out and talked to the league about adding M.D. and he said that they responded with “Anything is possible”. He didn’t even plan on playing in the NFL when he enrolled into medical school.
So when he was drafted 6th round by the Kansas City Chiefs he had to talk to the dean at his school to devise a plan about him coming to school only during the off season for the NFL.
Interesting Jobs You’ve Never Heard Of
There is millions of jobs in this world and although many are more common than others, the little jobs that you never would have ever thought about are sometimes the most important jobs, but sometimes these jobs seem like a waste of time. Below are some of the most interesting, and overlooked jobs in America. Continue reading Interesting Jobs You’ve Never Heard Of
Are World Leaders Encouraging Hate?
In today’s world, we know conflict and hate just as well as we know the back of our own hands, as it is possible to come from anything and everything around us. Social issues are huge as always, and there are people out there believing that this is beginning to stem from our world leaders. Of course this is merely opinion, but there is more and more speculation on this subject every day. In a world that is already full of hate, how could our world leaders be fueling the fire? Why would they be making these issues worse? And what kind of consequences will the world face because of this?
Student Walk Outs
The Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week left 17 students and staff dead. This school shooting replaced the 1999 Columbine High School massacre as the deadliest school shooting in America.
Gun laws and gun control has been a topic discussed for a while now, but after this event students are taking matters into their own hands. They aren’t waiting anymore for adults to make changes, they want action now. Students are demanding more mental health resources for troubled peers and for stricter gun control laws. Continue reading Student Walk Outs
top 5 ways to get in better shape fast
- move around more and make yourself more active and involved.
Just the little things can help make you in better shape. Start by getting up and moving around as much as possible. Park in the back of the parking lot of the grocery store and play a couple games of street basketball with your neighbors. Jog around the block a few times when you have free time. Continue reading top 5 ways to get in better shape fast
The Best Chest Workouts to Maximize your Muscles.
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Summer is right around the corner and to get the best summer body, you will need to work out your pectoral muscles. Your pectoral muscles/ chest muscles allows you to get the “V-taper” that many men look for when working out for their summer bodies. Each exercise in todays work out should be 4 sets of 10-12 reps each. Today you will learn the 6 best chest workouts to maximize the work the you put in.
The first chest workout is dumbbell chest press, this workout hits almost all of your pectoral muscles including your tri-cep. For this exercise, you will need to hoist two dumbbells up while you lay down flat on a bench. Continue reading The Best Chest Workouts to Maximize your Muscles.
Top Mass Shootings in America
America has seen some of the deadliest shootings in the world. The top 5 shootings have all occurred in the past 11 years. Shootings have happened all over the world, killing many people and injuring even more. Below are the top 5 mass shootings in America killing thousands of innocent people and children.
1.Las Vegas, 58 killed
On October 1, 2017 Stephan Paddock from Mesquite, Nevada created the deadliest shooting ever in U.S history. Stephan Paddock sprayed gunfire on a crowd of over 22,000 people at The Harvest Music Festival Concert. The shots were fired from his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino while, traveling in Las Vegas. He killed 58 people and injured 500, between 10 and 15 minutes. When police found Paddock dead, authorities believed he killed himself.
- Orlando, 49 killed
This frightening attack is the 2nd largest in U.S history where 29 year old, Omar Saddiqui Mateen opens fire inside gay nightclub in Orlando on June 12, 2016. The shooter born in America pledged guilty as an Isis attacker when he killed 49 more and injured more than 50. Police later shot and killed Mateen.
- Virginia Tech, 32 killed
The 3rd biggest attack in U.S history happened at Virginia Tech University on April 16, 2007. A 23 year old, Seung-Hui Cho went on a shooting spree, where 32 people in only two different locations. The number of people injured is not determined. The shooter killed himself after the mass shooting.
- Sandy Hook, 27 killed
On December 14, 2012, one of the craziest school shootings occurred. Adam Lanza a 20 year old, gunned down 20 children in an elementary school of ages 6-7 also, killing 6 adults at the school in Newtown, Connecticut. The gunman later shot himself, and investigators also found Adams Lanza’s mom dead from a gunshot wound.
- First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, 26 killed
On November 5, 2017 Devin Patrick Kelley walked into a small church in a rural Texas and gun downed 26 people. Devin Kelley was later found dead, but it is unclear of you was killed or took his own life. It is the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.
- Killeen, Texas, 23 killed
On October 16, 1991 in Killeen, Texas 35 year old George Hennard crashed his car through a wall of a Luby’s Cafeteria. After exiting the truck Hennard shot and killed 23 people, then committed suicide.
Olympic Medal Count Top 5
- Norway has 13 gold medals, 11 silver medals, and 9 bronze medals. A total of 33.