What oil war? Why California doesn’t care

With California being the top consumer of fuel additives, which helps maintain the highest standards for fuel emissions, California, logically, would be expected to be hit hard by the recent oil war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. That’s simply not the case though, and Californian residents should rest easy, knowing the two bickering nations will have no effect on their next trip to get gas.

Trump dodges bullet with Mueller Report

It’s been just over two years since Donald Trump took the office of the presidency, and ever since he’s dealt with constant controversy surrounding his possible connection to Russia during the 2016 election. The recently completed and released Mueller report was supposed to have all the answers that would put Trump on the brink of impeachment. Instead, it raised more questions than answers, and Trump used this to his advantage.

30 Seconds to Mars: ‘America’ fails to capture the story of us

You know that feeling when one of your favorite rock bands goes on a hiatus and you’re forced to spend years listening to mediocre music while you wait for that band to release new music, so that they can finally show the newbies what real rock music is supposed to sound like? Well, after a five-year break and a play upon an extremely over hyped concept, 30 Seconds to Mars debuted their fifth studio album, “AMERICA”, which hit just about every genre of music but …

FIFA is about to make another big mistake

International friendly matches being played in soccer this weekend can only mean one thing: the World Cup is getting closer. In less than three months, the 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia. When the starting XIs for Russia and Saudi Arabia line up on the pitch on June 14th, the world’s media, fans and casuals alike will be watching. However, the more crucial date for the future of soccer will be the day before. On June 13th, FIFA will decide where the 2026 World …

Changing the subject: How will Trump deflect next?

Currently, the Trump administration is desperately looking to save themselves instead of going after the Russians who hacked the 2016 election. But, even with Robert Mueller closing in on his administration, the President will likely not resign until he has exhausted every other option. Trump’s previous dealings of controversial issues suggest that he would prefer to be impeached than to resign. Robert Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russian nationals last week is one of the biggest developments in the investigation of Russian interference in the …

America’s responsibility to refugees

The United States is, by composition, a nation of immigrants and a nation of refugees. The Pilgrims exodus in hopes of finding a place to safely practice their religion is at the heart of American identity. Since its inception the U.S. has been a safe haven for those fleeing oppression and death, for those who sought to create a life for themselves of their own accord.