Greetings Webtaculators! Aren’t you glad February, is almost over? I sure am. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Venezuela In Crisis
Why: Because the country, under Nicolas Maduro, is not doing so great. Currently, countries attempting to deliver aid to Venezuelans are being violently stopped at the boarder.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Cost Of College Sports
Why: Because a game between two schools that fewer than 30,000 undergraduate students combined cost an average of about $4,500 per ticket to see live, the third highest ticketed American sporting event ever. A student who was hurt during the game caused Nike’s stock to drop by 1.5%. The student athletes will not see any of the profit.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Oh Hey, The 8th Amendment Still Exists
Why: Because seizing assets beyond what is required by law has long been an overlooked part of law enforcement.
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Foldy Phones!
Why: Because $2000 for a screen with a crease in the middle sounds exactly likes something no one actually needs.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Bochy Is Leaving The Building
Why: Because the Giants’ manager is entering his final season. It has been way too fun having him in the Bay.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. look)
Why: Because movies still won, even though no one was hosting.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: This Land
Why: Because Gary Clark Jr.’s album dropped, and it is amazing.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. look)
What: Venezuela At The Boarder
Why: Because this should not be a modern problem.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Read The Oscars
Why: Because a lot of movies didn’t start out as films.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Bowser Is In Charge
Why: Because Nintendo of America’s new president’s last name is Bowser. I had no idea Bowser was a real last name.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Weezer = Mr. Rogers; Kitbull; Cue Cards
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: A $2000 Phone
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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