Category: RNHA News Articles

UnMasking Kids is Right
February 11, 2022 Local Politics,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Natalie Beisner

Two weeks ago, during a press conference, New York Governor Kathy Hochul was asked “whether the state has a particular number [for removing the statewide mask mandate]–whether that be test positivity rates or hospitalization rates,” or whether the state was “playing it by ear.” Hochul insisted it was not the latter, that the state would
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Underage Drinking Declining in America
February 10, 2022 RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), alcohol, is the number one substance abused by individuals under the age of 21. The most common form of drink of is binge drinking by underage students (4 drinks at a time for females and 5 drinks at a time for males). Underage drinking is among the
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Unvaccinated Tennis Star denied entry into Australia
February 7, 2022 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Alexander Carmenaty

COVID-19 Vaccine mandates in international sports: Unvaccinated Tennis Star denied entry into Australia despite the exemption. To begin the new year, the Australian Open is the first major tennis tournament of the Grand Slam season. With four grand slams tournaments (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open) being played every calendar year, the Australian
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Teen Suicide Skyrockets during the Covid Lockdowns
January 30, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

According to an article by Very Well Mind,  the American College Health Association reported that suicide rates tripled since 1950 among students ages 15-24. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) states that the 10th leading cause of death in the United States of America is suicide. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide claimed 47,500 lives in
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Child Sacrifice in Uganda
January 23, 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month,International Affairs,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

In the East African Country of Uganda, a dark and malevolent practice of child sacrifice reemerged that is sweeping the nation. When it comes to child sacrifice the image comes to mind is horror movies, ancient cults or by gone eras but it is very real in Uganda.  In Uganda, children are abducted by witch
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The SCOTUS Commission Report
January 17, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

Last April the RNHA covered the Biden administration’s pronouncement of their Commission on the Supreme Court (Commission); a campaign promise meant to address the Court reform debate following the polarizing confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett. This Commission identified, where possible, recommendations to improving the institutional functionality and public perception of the high Court. The
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Joe Manchin kills Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda
January 2, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Alexander Carmenaty

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) after months of contemplating whether he would support President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act, Machin officially announced he will not the support the plan while on Fox News. This conclusion ends the negotiations on Bidens’ proposed legislation. The Build Back Better agenda is a massive social spending bill that he has
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Justice Gorsuch & Originalism
December 23, 2021 Local Politics,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

The topic of originalism as a judicial philosophy blossomed during the political foray which was the confirmation battle of Republican Senators to appoint 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to fill the seat of the late Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia, in 2017. Oftentimes, Senate Democrats will opine on
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A Decline in Marijuana Use by Students in 2021
December 22, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

A recent trend in research shows students marijuana use decreased in the United States, since the early 2000s. In 2016, teen marijuana use went from 47% in the 1970s to 44%. According to the CDC, in 2019 the percent of students that reported marijuana use dropped to 37% with 225 still using marijuana in the
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