Author: Brooke Purowitz

Postponed: IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championship

Postponed: IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championship

Covid-19 concerns left The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) frantic to reschedule after the women’s world hockey championship was postponed. Rene Fasel, IIHF chief said the decision to postpone the event was made last minute by health officials in Nova Scotia, Canada. Teams were set to start traveling to the event over the course of the next two days. Teams […]

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American’s Feeling Hopeful After Chauvin’s Conviction

American’s Feeling Hopeful After Chauvin’s Conviction

Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin has just been convicted of all three charges against him. The charges Chauvin faced were one count of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Many feel this is a step in the right direction to hold the justice accountable for the killings by Police Officers. Some felt relieved, some felt sorrow, or maybe a […]

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Ma’Khia Bryant Killed By Police

Ma’Khia Bryant Killed By Police

Minutes after the verdict of the Derek Chauvin trial was announced, it was announced police shot and killed 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio. Bryant was identified by Franklin County Children Services and was staying with the agency at the time of the shooting. Hours after the incident happened, police released video footage which showed Byrant swinging a knife at […]

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Minnesota’s first EmPATH unit to open

Minnesota’s first EmPATH unit to open

On March 29, M Health Fairview Southdale will open a new out-patient mental health care clinic. This clinic is the first and only in Minnesota, and one of only a few in the country. EmPATH stands for Emergency Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment, and Healing and the clinics are created to be calming, with natural light and comfortable seating for the patients […]

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Summer learning is crucial after interrupted school year, experts say

Summer learning is crucial after interrupted school year, experts say

Many students in the U.S. could be looking at summer school this year because of the interrupted learning during the pandemic. Even if school is the last place children want to be in the summer, parents are hoping for summer learning to help their kids stay on track. Experts say because of the interrupted study, it is crucial to have […]

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Grieving Asian Americans come together in unity

Grieving Asian Americans come together in unity

A white gunman has been charged with killing eight people, mostly Asian women, at three massage parlors in the Atlanta area. This comes after the racism Asian Americans have already faced because of the pandemic. Many have gone to social media to express their anger and fear with the hashtag #Stopasianhate. The hashtag became a trending topic on twitter after […]

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