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Story by Maddy Williams / Contributing Writer Gas prices have been drastically soaring in 2022.  Many blame Russia for this disturbance. However, prices should not have risen to this degree.  Gas prices reached $4.33 per gallon, a record high according to AAA.  President Joe Biden explained that prices did go up 75 cents after Putin sent troops to …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Russian missiles and airstrikes bombarded Ukraine and its capital city this morning, leaving dozens dead and at least some Ukrainian military buildings in ruin. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces claim to have entirely destroyed Ukraine’s air defenses hours after Putin announced a “special military operation” in Ukraine. Many …

Story by William Chappell / Contributing Writer On Feb. 29, 2020, Nashville Soccer Club played its inaugural match as a member of Major League Soccer, squaring off against Atlanta Football Club at Nissan Stadium. I was there, with a group of friends— we’d gotten overpriced tacos before and bundled up for a cold night game …

Story by Cassie Clark / Contributing Writer Photo via Pexels President Joe Biden announced on Thursday his newest effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. The plan included a vaccine requirement for all federal employees and contractors, with limited exceptions. In addition, private businesses with more than 100 employees must now require vaccines or …

Story by Cassie Clark / Contributing Writer The Taliban, an extremist Islamic group who ruled most of Afghanistan until ousted by U.S.-led forces after the 9/11 attacks, has taken over Afghanistan once again. The group previously ruled under a harsh interpretation of the Quran and often used violence to enforce it. In addition, the Taliban harbored …

Story by Brendon Donoho / Contributing Writer Diplomatic talks continue this week in Vienna where a joint commission of France, Russia, Germany, China, the United Kingdom, and the European Union are hoping to find agreeable grounds under which the United States and Iran can re-enter the 2015 JCPOA, colloquially known as the “Iran Nuclear Deal.” …