Pittsburgh Steelers Choose to Forego the National Anthem

Pittsburgh Steelers Choose to Forego the National Anthem

Refusing to stand for the national anthem has become a controversial¬†and sensitive topic in the United States. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced they would not be leaving the locker room until after the traditional opening of the football game, on Sept. 24, 2017. They are taking this stand during the third week of the NFL season. […]

Fall Brings the Onset of SAD

Fall Brings the Onset of SAD

When fall begins, it brings with it cooler days, grey skies, and the onset of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). The people who are afflicted by this unique depression experience increased symptoms throughout the winter and early spring. The disorder typically affects those living in the northern regions of the globe. While SAD is different than […]

Portland Air Quality May Improve With Upcoming Storms

Portland Air Quality May Improve With Upcoming Storms

In Portland, Oregon, the air quality was rated the worst in the United States on Sept. 16, 2017. However, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) reports residents in Oregon will breathe easier soon. After months of unusually high temperatures and wildfires, it seemed Portland might have a break. The weather cooled, hinting at Autumn in […]