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Author: Ben Hartley

Maine MassacrePosted 11/10/2023 by Ben Hartley

The shooter’s family warned officials he was a violent threat before the devastating incident unfolded. The 25th of October marks the state of Maine’s worst shooting to date. On that Wednesday nig... More

What’s the Matter with Mikey?Posted 10/15/2023 by Ben Hartley

High school basketball sensation, Mikey Williams, could potentially face up to 28 years in prison. High school basketball prodigy Mikey Williams has conjured global attention for the past five years a... More

Trembling in TerrorPosted 09/27/2023 by Ben Hartley

The recent earthquake in west Morocco has killed and injured thousands of civilians. On September 8th, residents of western Morocco awoke to the booming vibrations of a 6.8 magnitude earthquake. The q... More

Rock Hurling KillersPosted 05/05/2023 by Ben Hartley

Three 18 year-olds from Colorado have been charged with first-degree murder after throwing rocks at passing cars. Alexa Bartell was just twenty years old when a rock smashed through the windshield of ... More

Scroll. Sleep. Repeat.Posted 03/06/2023 by Ben Hartley

Whether or not you use TikTok, we can all agree that it harms teenagers’ mental health. How many hours of screen time do you average each day on your phone? After a swift inspection of our devic... More

Nursing NightmarePosted 02/28/2023 by Ben Hartley

Several schools in South Florida have been discovered selling fake nursing degrees. It is not often that people lend their trust to strangers. At the very least, most take reassurance in knowing our m... More

El Jogo BonitoPosted 02/15/2023 by Ben Hartley

Exploring the life, legacy, and death of Pelé.  Nearly half a century ago, the illustrious Brazilian competitor Edson Arantes do Nascimento began popularizing a Portuguese term for soccer called O J... More

Club Q MassacrePosted 12/09/2022 by Ben Hartley

A look into how the shooting unfolded and the suspect’s controversial past. On November 19, at approximately 11:56 p.m., an active shooter began raining bullets down on the patrons of Club Q, an LGB... More

Short and SuccessfulPosted 11/18/2022 by Ben Hartley

A look into Lionel Messi’s path to becoming arguably the greatest soccer player in history. Although soccer is the world’s most popular sport, it is one of the lowest scoring athletic competitions... More

Deadly DecisionsPosted 11/09/2022 by Ben Hartley

Construction for the 2022 Qatar World Cup has violated the human rights of migrant workers. The Qatar World Cup is projected to have five billion viewers, making it the largest sporting event across t... More