Articles by: Andy Nagoya

Google’s Controversial Decision to Honor Yuri Kochiyama With Google Doodle

Google’s Controversial Decision to Honor Yuri Kochiyama With Google Doodle

On May 19, 2016, Google Doodle honored civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese-American who was friends with Malcolm X. Kochiyama is a legendary civil rights activist to many Americans. However, her public endorsement of controversial figures like Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Osama Bin Laden. Kochiyama was born to […]

by November 20, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World
What Happened After the Duel That Killed Alexander Hamilton? Gallery

What Happened After the Duel That Killed Alexander Hamilton? Gallery

The musical Hamilton is a cultural phenomenon. The Broadway show, written by Manuel Lin Miranda, has broken box office records and dominated the Tony Awards. A mix tape of the music is in the works, a PBS performance has been filmed and the actors are all being offered new roles […]

by November 17, 2016 6 comments Politics, World
Baylor Sexual Assault Scandal: How Ken Starr’s Baptist University Disgraced Itself

Baylor Sexual Assault Scandal: How Ken Starr’s Baptist University Disgraced Itself

Before Baylor University made a $600 million bid to build a nationally known athletic program, before it was embroiled in a sexual assault scandal, and before the basketball program imploded in a nightmare of murder and mayhem, Baylor billed itself as a Christian-centered a moral stalwart in a corrupt world. […]

by November 10, 2016 8 comments Trending
These 7 Songs are Really About Drugs

These 7 Songs are Really About Drugs

Ah, love songs. It’s tempting to believe that almost any power ballad or jaunty pop song is obviously extolling the virtues of love, sweet love. However, the truth behind some of the world’s most popular love songs is that they aren’t about love at all. They’re about drugs. There She […]

by November 7, 2016 5 comments Arts
Willie Nelson Has His Own Brand of Weed

Willie Nelson Has His Own Brand of Weed

Willie Nelson’s brand of weed is now available everywhere that marijuana is legal. Nelson is an outlaw country singer who has long extolled the virtues of smoking dope. He has been stopped on tour buses and arrested for possession of marijuana on multiple occasions, so the coming of legal weed […]

by November 6, 2016 6 comments Arts, Food, Politics, Science, Trending
Powerball Winners Will Devote Their $528.8 Million to Charity

Powerball Winners Will Devote Their $528.8 Million to Charity

Although sometimes it seems like the world is filled with nothing but negative news, a couple who won a $528.8 million Powerball lottery ticket are offering some positive news. Marvin and Mae Acosta of California were one of a group of people who won the record $1.6 billion Powerball lottery […]

by November 2, 2016 7 comments Trending
Stone Age Spheroids May Be As Much Weapon as Tool

Stone Age Spheroids May Be As Much Weapon as Tool

Scientists have revised their opinion about prehistoric stones known as “spheroids.” Long thought to have been mere hand tools used by prehistoric people, scientists have now decided that the evidence points to more dynamic uses as projectiles for hunting. The scientists published their findings in an article entitled “A Dynamical […]

by October 19, 2016 6 comments Science
There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

The Curse of the Pharaohs suggests that there will be terrible implications whenever humanity dares to open a the mummy of an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. The idea of the curse started in the 19th century when bad things seemed to happen when the tombs were discovered. The curse became infamous […]

by October 17, 2016 4 comments Science, Trending, World
Scientists May Be Preparing to Announce Discovery of an Earth-Like Planet

Scientists May Be Preparing to Announce Discovery of an Earth-Like Planet

The incredible advancements of scientific instrumentation and technology has led to an exciting new era in the discovery of exoplanets. Now, new reports indicate that scientists may be hiding the discover of an earth-in-waiting. According to German newspaper Der Spiegel, astronomers have discovered a new planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, which […]

by October 13, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending, World
Olympics Draw Near, Experts Urge Officials to Cancel the Event

Olympics Draw Near, Experts Urge Officials to Cancel the Event

As more news about the mosquito-borne illness the Zika virus hits headlines, all eyes are turning to Brazil, home of Rio Janeiro, host of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Zika virus is at the the center of everyone’s thoughts about the event, and now a group of individuals have posted […]

by May 26, 2016 7 comments World