By Nicholas Whitt |Staff Writer| Hide your kids! Hide your wife! Hide your husband! A virus called Zika (just like Ebola and the swine flu) is coming to take us all away—or that's what the media is telling us. However, I disagree. The media is only using this virus as a means of getting traffic on their website because in fact, the virus is not a big deal—AT ALL—at least in the U.S. Within the past month there have been a total of 52 Zika virus cases in the U.S., all of them are from people traveling in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands, according to Center for Disease Control (CDC). There has not be a single case yet of someone acquiring it … [Read more...] about Zika virus: to take over world or scare straight?
By Serena Gomez |Staff Writer| Media coverage of the 2016 presidential election has created an ideal model of who I do not want as president. Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump are all significant to the election, but for some reason we hear more about Trump’s horrific words and actions than any other candidate. According to CNN, Sanders said, “you explain to me how a major network on the evening news has 81 minutes of Trump, 20 seconds of Bernie Sanders. Does that make sense to anybody?” The media is biased and creates negative images of certain political candidates, but Trump is using every second of it to his advantage. “FDR was the first ‘radio’ … [Read more...] about Media bias clouds presidential election