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McDonald’s CEO Promises Better Food

The new CEO of McDonald’s, Steve Easterbrook, unveiled a turnaround plan for the fast food corporation Monday morning. Easterbrook said in a video presentation that the recent performance was “poor” and that “the numbers don’t lie.” Sales have fallen recently and the stock has been lagging. In order to combat this, McDonald’s is reorganizing its […]

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Colorado Citizens Protest on 16th Street Mall

Colorado citizens have taken to the streets in rage to protest Congress and President Barack Obama over the possible reinstatement of the controversial Fast Track Negotiating Authority. Fast track, also known as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), is the authority of the President of the United States to negotiate international agreements that Congress can approve or disapprove […]

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Facebook Usage Linked to Depressive Symptoms

In a new set of studies conducted by the University of Houston and Palo Alto University, a correlation has been found between the use of Facebook and depressive symptoms. Both studies provide evidence that people feel depressed after spending a great deal of time on Facebook because they feel badly when comparing themselves to others. […]

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Five Pieces of Easter Trivia

1. The tradition of painting and decorating Easter eggs dates back to the 18th century when German people emigrated to America and brought their stories. 2. When the German immigrants settled in Pennsylvania, they called the Easter bunny — a hare that laid eggs — “Osterhase” or “Oschter Haws.” 3. The term Easter bunny was […]