Daily Archives: February 22, 2022


Telling responses: Kamila Valieva exposed in Russian Olympic doping scandal

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics officially ended on February 20, but controversies were still ongoing. A notable case, in particular, was that of Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva, whose positive test for a performance-enhancing substance sent the figure skating world in a spiral and reignited a debate about Russia’s state-sponsored doping scandal.  The 15-year-old figure…


Mask Mandates Lifted Around the Country

While the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to spread, some public health officials in the places where the surge of cases is tapering off have reconsidered COVID-19 mitigation policies, including in Michigan. A number of states across the US have begun lifting mask mandates and reconsidering mandates in school settings. Some states, such as California,…