Maine Just Banned Public Schools From Appropriating Native Mascots
By Lauren Rearick As a growing number of public schools continue to reconsider use of Native American mascots, Maine has taken legislative action. On Thursday, May 23, the state became the first to ban public educational institutions from appropriating Native American imagery. The law, signed by Governor Janet Mills, no longer permits public schools to…
Embattled health-tech startup Nurx just hired a new top doctor to replace an employee who left in January and criticized the company
The embattled health-tech startup Nurx has hired a new top doctor to replace its medical director who departed in January and publicly criticized the company's practices. Dr. Kim Boyd was named to replace Dr. Jessica Knox, who had been Nurx's medical director since 2015. Knox told The New York Times that the startup's approach was…
Bayern Munich want to sign Manchester City’s Leroy Sane this summer
Leroy Sane: how the Schalke schoolboy became a Premier League star at Manchester CityBayern Munich will try to sign Manchester City forward Leroy Sane this summer, according to the German club's chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Germany international Sane, 23, scored 16 goals in 47 games this season as City won the domestic treble. Bundesliga champions Bayern…
Halsey’s New Era Doesn’t Run Away From Her Past
By Deepa Lakshmin Halsey’s magic number is 17. It’s tattooed on her right knuckles in blue and black ink, a permanent reminder of her life before Hollywood. At age 17, she graduated high school, left home, and first started writing original music. Under the Tumblr handle se7enteenblack, she gained thousands of followers by freely sharing…
Trump to invoke emergency to sell arms to Saudis: senators
United States President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, US senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats. The administration has…