Disney attacked by Florida’s legislature after taking a pro-LGBTQ+ stance

by: Bradley Jager April 20, Florida’s Republican-led senate passed a bill that would remove Disney world’s privilege as a special tax district. The law seeks to eliminate special tax districts including the Reedy Creek Improvement District in Orlando. That structure makes Disney, which is one of the state’s largest private employers, responsible for providing and paying for services such as emergency, power, water and roads. … Continue reading Disney attacked by Florida’s legislature after taking a pro-LGBTQ+ stance

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for a total of $43 billion

By: Bradley Jager Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for a total of $43 billion. That’s $54.20 per share in the company. “I invested in Twitter as I believe in its potential to be the platform for free speech around the globe, and I believe free speech is a societal imperative for a functioning democracy,” said Musk in a letter sent to Twitter chairman Bret … Continue reading Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for a total of $43 billion

Elon Musk becomes Twitter’s largest stock shareholder

By: Angelique Taylor  Elon Musk is an entrepreneur, investor, and business magnate. He bought 9.2% of Twitter stock making him a shareholding majority without most of the legal work. He bought $2.64 billion dollars of stock, only a fraction of one percent of his total net worth. Because he bought all of this stock and filed it passively, he’s not part of Twitter’s main board … Continue reading Elon Musk becomes Twitter’s largest stock shareholder

Russia committed war crimes in captured Ukrainian territories

by Bradley Jager      With the war in Ukraine progressing, reports of war crimes by the Russian military are flooding social media and news networks. When the Ukrainian military took back the suburb of Bucha just outside the capital city of Kyiv after a Russian retreat out of the northern city, these troops were left with a gruesome and horrific sight. Many bruised and … Continue reading Russia committed war crimes in captured Ukrainian territories

Covid cases drop in March in Greene County

By: Angelique Taylor  The New York Times graph reports how the COVID cases are going in Greene County, Ohio. When the Omicron variant emerged at the end of 2021, it spiked above six hundred new Covid cases year, but now it has fallen up to this point in March.  An Remind message sent on March 11 announced, “Effective 3/10/22, the Ohio Department of Health no … Continue reading Covid cases drop in March in Greene County

OPINION: Navigating an onslaught of information in war

By: Madi Brown Amidst Russian President Vladimir Putin’s violent invasion on Ukraine which began on February 24, 2022, following months of tensions between the two countries, there has been an onslaught of information spewing from and within both countries.  To begin to understand the different types of information, you must first know the difference between misinformation and disinformation.  Misinformation is information that is either false … Continue reading OPINION: Navigating an onslaught of information in war

Bellbrook Student Rasis Funds To Help Uyghurs With State-Backed Suppression

By: Bradley Jager Kaden Silva, a junior at Bellbrook High School, is hosting a fundraiser for the week of March 7 – 11. All proceeds are going to the World Uyghur Congress, an international organization founded by ethnic Uyghurs that support and raise awareness for Uyghur people being repressed and kept at “reeducation camps” Xinjing by the Communist Party of China. The fundraiser is a … Continue reading Bellbrook Student Rasis Funds To Help Uyghurs With State-Backed Suppression

Beloved TikTok cat, Pot Roast, passes away

By Savannah Higley Pot Roast, a beloved cat on TikTok, passed away on February 16 of FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus). Pot Roast was a TikTok star and gained popularity from her owner publishing funny yet offputting videos, many of these videos playing off of the comments noting the cat looking particularly rough.  Pot Roast was adopted by her owner in 2014 on a college campus … Continue reading Beloved TikTok cat, Pot Roast, passes away