Former police officer found guilty of murdering Botham Jean in his own apartment

Former police officer found guilty of murdering Botham Jean in his own apartment

Amber Guyger, a former Dallas police officer, is found guilty in the murder of Botham Jean, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed in his own apartment, which was on a different floor than Guyger’s apartment. Amber Guyge, who was an off-duty police officer believed she had found an intruder inside her apartment, and shot and killed the man inside. Botham Jean was described to be eating ice cream and watching a movie on the evening he was killed. Sparking questions on how a man sitting on the couch seemed as an intruder and threatening enough to shoot twice. 

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College athletes can now be paid through endorsements

College athletes can now be paid through endorsements

NCCA athletes could be getting paid under new California Law. For years, it has been a big rule that student-athletes in college should not be paid. On October 1st, everything changed. Governor Gavin Newson has signed a new bill to allow college athletes to hire agents and make money off endorsements, and this new law is meant to take effect in 2023. Under the California law, thousands of athletes will be allowed to promote products and companies for the first time ever. 

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Lizzo’s body positive approach inspires fans

Lizzo’s body positive approach inspires fans

Lizzo has made a name for herself in the last year topping the Billboard Charts as of Oct. 5 at number one for two weeks in a row. Known by her friends and family as Melissa Jefferson, she started her career back in 2013 when she released her first studio album Lizzobangers. 2017 arrived with her single “Truth Hurts” dropping but it wasn’t until 2019 when she released her third studio album Cuz I Love You featuring the now popular “Truth Hurts” that took everyone by storm.

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How young adulthood compares to older generations in regards to technology

How young adulthood compares to older generations in regards to technology

When it comes to technology and social media use, younger generations widely differ from older generations. Though older generations use primarily Facebook as their source of social media, if any, younger people are drawn to Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. Over the years older generations have begun using social media more frequently, but it still does not compare to the quantity that young people use it. 

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Violence in new DC film could repeat itself outside of the big screen

Violence in new DC film could repeat itself outside of the big screen

Seven years ago, James Eagan Holmes took the lives of 12 and injured 70 during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in an Aurora, Colorado theater. Leading up to the release of “Joker” on October 3, military officials have released a warning after an Oklahoma U.S. Army base received intelligence from the FBI that there have been “‘disturbing and very specific’ chatter of alleged extremists on the dark web,” according to ABC News.

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Greta Thunberg inspires young people to protest climate change

Greta Thunberg inspires young people to protest climate change

Climate change is an issue we all need to worry about, however in the eyes of many global leaders, it seems like the issue won't be taken so seriously.

One young Swedish environmental activist, Greta Thunberg, is making the climate change issue a big deal. She has gone from protesting at her own country’s parliament for climate change to giving a speech at the U.N. Climate Action Summit that has given her positive and negative reactions. 

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Gucci makes controversy on the runway

Gucci makes controversy on the runway

Fashion Week is in full swing, kicking off in Paris, London, Milan and ending in New York. You have big name brands like Fendi, Prada, Versace, Ferragamo and Gucci to show off spring and summer styles for 2020. Celebrities all prepare for fashion week, and brands send them free clothing with tickets to be the first to preview what can be next season’s hottest fashion. Jennifer Lopez closed out Versace’s Runway in her iconic Grammy Dress. The 50 year old actress made her official runway appearance in an updated version of the plunging palm print dress she wore to the Grammys in 2000. While everyone commented on J.Lo’s iconic moment, Gucci, yet again, sparked controversy on the runway. 

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Tekashi “Snitch” Nine takes the Stand

Tekashi “Snitch” Nine takes the Stand

Tekashi 6ix9ine made his court appearance on Tuesday, Sept. 17 after being charged for racketeering and drug trafficking charges about a year ago. According to VIBE Tekashi 6ix9ine, Daniel Hernandez, was testifying against his old crew Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. Tekashi was given a photo where he identified members of his entourage as high ranking gang members of Nine Trey Gang. 

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Trump wants America great, not clean

Trump wants America great, not clean

The fight between Trump and California continues. 

President Trump announced that he will be revoking California’s Clean Air Act that has been in place since 1968, which allowed California to set higher air quality standards regarding emissions from motor vehicles than what is required by the federal government. Yes, our president is fighting for us to have dirtier air. His reasoning for this is for economic gain, and he states this will produce cheaper, safer cars for us to purchase. 

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