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Category: What in the World Wednesdays

What in the World Wednesdays #7: Congress, Controversy, and Cattle

Congress appears to have reached an agreement on funding for President Donald Trump’s wall along the southern border of the United States. Although the President doesn’t appear too gung-ho about the terms of the agreement, it may be enough to thwart another partial shutdown of our government.

Meanwhile, Childish Gambino made history on Sunday, winning multiple awards for his single This is America. Cardi B deactivated her Instagram in the face of drama and controversy following her win for Best Rap Album at the 61st annual Grammy Awards, El Chapo was sentenced to life in prison, and 500,000 cattle have died in Queensland amidst hazardous flooding.

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What in the World Wednesdays #6: Going up in Smoke

President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Hawaii may raise the minimum smoking age to 100 years old by 2024, 21 Savage was taken into custody by ICE, Demi Lovato deactivated her Twitter, and a student in North Carolina found a man in her closet.

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What in the World Wednesdays #5: Shutdowns and SweetHearts

After 35 days, the partial shutdown of the U.S. government draws to a temporary close. Meanwhile, a 14 year old in Arizona exposes a major security threat through a FaceTime glitch, SweetHearts will have to settle for a substitute, and both sides of the globe are facing extreme weather conditions.

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What in the World Wednesdays #4: Off to the Races

Democrats continue to come forward in announcing their candidacy for the 2020 United States presidential election while President Donald Trump remains the only official Republican candidate in the running. Meanwhile, The Academy announced the nominations for the 91st Oscar Awards, Sunday marked the last lunar eclipse of this decade, and the first foldable phone is making headlines.

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What in the World Wednesdays #3: Wildlife Woes

The political climate grows more turbulent in the U.S. while President Donald Trump dodges allegations of his connection with the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Across the waters, the UK is just 3 months away from their separation with the European Union.

Meanwhile, an egg has taken Instagram by storm, the host of this year’s Grammy Awards has been announced, and wildlife officials in Oregon have begun killing Sea Lions.

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What in the World Wednesdays #1: the First Week of the New Year

It’s barely Wednesday, the second day of 2019 and there is already much to discuss. From Elizabeth Warren announcing her highly anticipated candidacy for the presidential election in 2020 to what shows and movies you can expect to hit Netflix this month, The Burgundy Zine’s got you covered.

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