Logan Kent

Logan is an ambitious, yet head-strong, "underdog." He strives to support the overlooked and bring attention to both big and small happenings in the world through journalism.

Buffalo Bills safety Damar falls injured

Derek Gee / Buffalo News

During Monday’s football game between the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals, 24-year-old Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed after tackling wide receiver Tee Higgins. Medical staff assisted Damar while fellow Bills players stuck by his side, comforting each other as AED and CPR were being performed on the player. Eventually, Damar was set on a stretcher, given oxygen, then placed in an ambulance that left at 9:25 PM. As a result, the remainder of the Bills-Bengals game was canceled Monday night. It is unclear whether the game will be continued at another time or not.  This is a developing story. Editor’s

End of a Reign

A side profile of Queen Elizabeth II in black and white
HM The Queen at Buckingham Palace on 26th November 2001. Part of a series of photographs taken to commemorate the Golden Jubilee in 2002. (Photo by Lichfield Archive via Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II passed away at age 96 in her Scottish estate, leaving her people with a historical 70-year reign. Crowds now gather outside Buckingham Palace to mourn the United Kingdom’s longest-serving monarch.

‘The French Dispatch’ — Wes Anderson’s lettre d’amour to journalism

THE FRENCH DISPATCH. Photo Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2020 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

Writer’s note: The writer of “Wes Anderson’s lettre d’amour to journalism” watched the film “The French Dispatch” on opening night in his area and had originally composed the article on a pocket-sized notepad only to transfer and expand into a rough draft via typewriter. It was finalized on a virtual document and touched up for release.

Floyd family speaks before Chauvin’s sentencing

Pool photo by Court TV

On June 25, 2021, ex-Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 270 months (22.5 years) in prison for the murder of George Floyd. A ruling based on the abuse of a position of trust and authority and also “the particular cruelty shown to George Floyd.”

Juneteenth: a deserved historical holiday

Image via New York Post/Twitter 

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden raised his pen to a historically important bill known as “Juneteenth Independence Day,” making this the first new national federal holiday since 1983, when Martin Luther King Jr. Day was signed into law by former President Ronald Reagan.

ERCOT demands Texans conserve energy

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Due to concerns regarding a significant number of forced generation outages in combination with potential record electric use, ERCOT asked Texans to reduce their power usage from June 14 through June 18. Asking if it isn’t in use, unplug it.

Anthony Weiner’s weener might be an NFT

Image of Anthony Weiner in 2013 from Twitter

“If you do believe in this butterfly effect, I’ve got the butterfly’s wings and its antennas,” Anthony Weiner stated to The New York Times about possibly marketing his infamous not-safe-for-work tweet that caused his political downfall as an NFT. 

New York Senate passes Adult Survivors Act

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Thursday afternoon The Adult Survivors Act (S.66/A.648) passed in the New York Senate, 62-0. This pass from the Senate brings the measure closer to becoming law than it had been in recent years and expands current restrictions survivors face when reporting harassment.

California fights against ‘media access’ bill

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On Thursday, June 3, California State Senator Scott Wiener called on the Assembly to strip an amendment inserted by the Senate Appropriations Committee which makes it harder for journalists to cover events without a commanding officer’s authorization.

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