Kayla Solsbak

When To Watch Obama's Super Bowl Interview

Whether you'll be watching for the game or the commercials, Super Bowl 50 is sure to be a treat. Americans sure like tradition, and I bet you're looking forward to your annual celebration of friends, food, and football. But while you're prepping for…
By Kayla Solsbak

How To Stop Sex Trafficking At The Super Bowl

Unfortunately, the Super Bowl doesn't mean friends and guacamole for everyone. Although it is disputed whether or not human trafficking sees an uptick during large sporting events, the Super Bowl has become an annual opportunity for the discussion…
By Kayla Solsbak

Bernie Sanders' Stepchildren Are Leaders, Too

Anyone who has been following Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign knows that he does not like talking about his personal life. While I commend Sanders' unwavering focus on the issues, by not giving any information on his family, he misses the…
By Kayla Solsbak

Bernie Sanders Just Did Something Really Admirable

Whether or not you would vote for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I think most of you can agree that he seems like a pretty decent person. From his consistent support of LGBTQ rights, to his advocacy for veterans, Sanders has a respectable public record of…
By Kayla Solsbak

The Debate Is A Surprise Worth Watching

Fresh off the Iowa trail, both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are turning their focus to New Hampshire, where the next primary event and Democratic debate will be held. On Thursday, Sanders and Clinton will finally have the opportunity to face…
By Kayla Solsbak

Here's How To (Legally) Bet On The Super Bowl

Last year's Super Bowl went down in history as the most watched television show in U.S. history. So it's no surprise that the Super Bowl is also one of the largest betting events of the year. Who can say exactly why America falls into football…
By Kayla Solsbak

Nobody's Talking About Bernie Sanders' Religion

Though Hillary Clinton could shatter the presidential glass ceiling this November, her biggest competition could represent a number of firsts himself. If elected, Bernie Sanders would be the oldest president and the first to embrace the title of…
By Kayla Solsbak

A Zika Virus Vaccine Could Be A Decade Away

As the Zika virus tears through South, Central, and now North America, many countries have announced efforts to end the epidemic. El Salvadoran health officials have called for women to delay pregnancy until 2018 due to a possible link between the…
By Kayla Solsbak

Fans Are Freaking Out Over 'ANTI'

Rihanna has had a big day. After surprising us all Wednesday morning with a new single, "Work" featuring Drake, her entire eighth album, ANTI, was leaked online hours later. The 13-song album was released on Tidal, Jay Z's streaming service that's…
By Kayla Solsbak

The Candidate Trump's Absence Will Benefit Most

After you get over the initial shock that Donald Trump is actually boycotting Thursday's debate, you're left to ponder what that will look like. You've grown so accustomed to the billionaire's inflammatory rhetoric, unflinching egotism, and overall…
By Kayla Solsbak

Trump Is Out & Another GOPer Returns To Primetime

Donald Trump, aka the highest polling baby ever to run for office, will not grace our screens at Thursday's debate, according to his campaign manager. For months, Trump has whined about Fox News' Megyn Kelly since their tiff at the first GOP debate,…
By Kayla Solsbak

President Obama's Solitary Ban Is Crucial

Across America there are children who live in solitary confinement for 22 to 24 hours a day, too often locked away without books, writing utensils, or any means of mental stimulation. These young people spend months or years in isolation because…
By Kayla Solsbak

Trump & Kelly's Relationship Is Complicated

The last time Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump faced off things got heated, to say the least, which is why so many of us are looking forward to Thursday's Republican debate, aka Round 2 of Kelly v. The Donald. Ever since Kelly called out Trump's…
By Kayla Solsbak

SCOTUS Has To Uphold Obama's Immigration Action

Recent discussions of immigration policy didn't begin with Trump's wall. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court announced it will review Obama's executive action on immigration, a 2014 order that would defer deportation for up to four million undocumented…
By Kayla Solsbak

Palin Blames Obama For Son's Arrest

Speaking at a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Wednesday, Sarah Palin deviated from her Trump touting to address the big "elephant in the room" — her son Track's recent domestic violence charges. Track, who served in Iraq, was arrested this week for…
By Kayla Solsbak

"Jihadi John" Is Dead, ISIS Confirms

An Islamic State media outlet confirmed the death of "Jihadi John," a member of the terrorist group who was known for his filmed executions of hostages. The organization paid homage to Mohammed Emwazi — aka Jihadi John — in its online…
By Kayla Solsbak

The Power Play Might Not Be Worth It

It seems like everyone has their own ideas of how they're going to win the Powerball. Whether you've spent hours calculating the perfect set of numbers or plan on leaving it all to the computer, you would probably do anything to get a leg up in this…
By Kayla Solsbak

The 6 States Where You Can't Buy Powerball Tickets

If you're a human being currently living in the United States, the Powerball is probably all anyone around you can talk about. With an astonishing $1.5 billion jackpot, it seems like the answer to all of life's problems — the quick end to debt,…
By Kayla Solsbak

How Short Was The State Of The Union?

In his final State of the Union address, President Obama painted his vision for a stronger, kinder America in what he thought would be a shorter speech than his previous seven. He quipped that some of his colleagues were itching to get back to…
By Kayla Solsbak

The Powerball Is More Competitive Than You Think

So there’s this little thing called the Powerball, and at $1.5 billion, it now has the largest lottery jackpot ever. But although it seems like everyone is hoping for a golden ticket, should everyone bother? Can non-Americans play the Powerball,…
By Kayla Solsbak