Tag: Politics

The Facebook Political Algorithm

By Josie Barton Facebook has become a large contributor to political polarization, the spread of fake news, and the outcome of elections. The algorithm of the app manipulates people by the content it regulates and spreads across users. Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Professor Richins, explains that […]

Wheatley, Hughes recognizes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Feb. 5 – State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia/Montgomery, are recognizing Sunday, Feb. 7 as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pennsylvania. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day began more than two decades ago as a grassroots effort with hundreds of organizations. This yearly initiative […]

Vaping Ban

By Quinn Ursprung New York Sept. 17, 2019—The Empire State is planning to become the second state, after Michigan, to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. The decision became a pressing-matter after seven deaths from a vaping-related lung illness, as of September 2019. “The nation’s leading health agency […]