Why Are There 29 Days in February This Year? A Look Into Leap Day History

Mira Branham | Reporter One year is equal to 365 days… technically. Every four years, the trend is broken and 366 days are recorded on the calendar: all thanks to an extra day inserted onto the end of February. Here’s why we “leap forward” every few cycles. There are three facts about Feb. 29 you should know: It actually takes the Earth 365.2421 days to … Continue reading Why Are There 29 Days in February This Year? A Look Into Leap Day History

Netflix Documentary Puts Cheerleading Center Stage

By Cassidy Cerny | Contributor “The American Cheerleader” is an exhausted cliché that has been kept alive for far too long. Cheerleaders are no longer just the popular, tan, skinny, white girls who date the quarterback. They are no longer just the queen bees of the school, or the dumb blondes with daddy’s money. “Cheer,” a six-part documentary on streaming platform Netflix, challenges this traditional … Continue reading Netflix Documentary Puts Cheerleading Center Stage