31-Year-Old Becomes First Person to Climb Yosemite’s El Capitan with No Ropes

Alex Honnold, a 31-year-old mountain climber from Northern California, recently became the first person ever to climb the 3,000-foot high El Capitan granite wall in Yosemite National Park, without any ropes or other safety equipment. Hannold pulled-off the historic, death-defying “free solo” climb on Saturday, June 4th, reaching the top of El Capitan in just 3 hoursContinue reading “31-Year-Old Becomes First Person to Climb Yosemite’s El Capitan with No Ropes”

Trump’s budget really could make America great again. Will Congress allow him to do it?

Most presidents’ budgets are “dead on arrival” in Congress. It happened to Obama and Bush, and there are those who hope it happens to President Donald Trump. That would be a huge mistake. President Trump is submitting a budget that balances in ten years, making many of the tough choices to get the nation’s financesContinue reading “Trump’s budget really could make America great again. Will Congress allow him to do it?”

Cal Poly Professor Argues Squirrels Are Subjected to Racially-Charged Media Bias

An assistant professor at California State Polytechnic University argues in a recent academic research paper that eastern fox squirrels are subjected to a “gendered, racialized, and speciesist” form of media bias. Teresa Lloro-Bidart, an associate professor of liberal studies at Cal Poly, argues in a recently published postmodernist research paper that eastern fox squirrels are on theContinue reading “Cal Poly Professor Argues Squirrels Are Subjected to Racially-Charged Media Bias”