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Netflix Show ’13 Reasons Why’ Catches Heats From Mental Health Experts

The Netflix original “13 Reasons Why” has stirred up a hot debate about mental health for teenagers. The show closely follows Jay Asher’s 2007 young adult book of the same title where a teenage girl named Hannah Baker leaves behind 13 cassette tapes after killing herself. Mental health experts say it could pose health risks for teenagers with suicidal thoughts, as it almost romanticizes suicide, while others believe it has started a serious conversation about mental illness. ...Read more

Arkansas Executes 2 Inmates in One Night

Marcel Williams and Jack Jones were put to death by lethal injection Monday evening in Arkansas.  It was Arkansas’ first double execution since 1999, according to the Department of Corrections, and the first in the United States since two men were put to death by the state of Texas in 2000. ...Read more

Donald Trump: The Golf President

Trump may be the best golfer ever to occupy the Oval Office, as he’s won several club championships, and hit quite a few holes in one. Though not as golf crazy as Dwight Eisenhower, President Trump has been under fire for the amount of golf he’s played, but has been knowing to hit a few rounds with several domestic and international leaders, trying to pitch bills and mend fences.  ...Read more

Rangers on to the Senators in Round 2

After beating the Canadiens in the first round 4-2, the second round for the Rangers will be a little more difficult. The Ranger and the Senators have a less than colorful play off history, this being only the second time they’ve seen each other in franchise history.  ...Read more

Bill Nye’s New Science Show on Netflix

Premiering more than 20 years after “Bill Nye the Science Guy” started on PBS, the new half-hour Netflix show “Bill Nye Saves the World”, is just as informative and intriguing.  Primarily focused toward adults, trying to break through any anti-scientific notions especially within the political sphere. ...Read more