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About Shannon Walsh

Shannon Walsh is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree at Rutgers University and following her dreams of becoming a writer. She loves playing sports, surrounding herself with nature, and, of course, spending time with her family.
Chiefs Lose to the Colts in Horrible Fashion

The Kansas City Chiefs blew a huge lead on Saturday, January 4, 2013, against the Indianapolis Colts. At half-time, the Chiefs were ahead 31-10, and by the third quarter, they were up 38-10. Yet, the franchise could not keep the …

James Avery of ‘Fresh Prince’ Dies at 68

Prominent actor James Avery, 68, died on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2013, in Glendale, California. He grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, served in the Navy during the Vietnam War, and later studied drama and literature at the …

Demi Lovato’s Second Book in the Making
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Superstar Demi Lovato has remained in the spotlight for a long period of time, since her days on the Disney Channel. Though her career has skyrocketed, she has also endured many personal struggles along the way. Her book of affirmations, …

Pizza Hut Manager Fired For Not Opening on Holiday

A former employee of Pizza Hut has come forward with information regarding his dismissal. Tony Rohr, from South Bend, Indiana, was fired for his refusal to open the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day. Two weeks ago, Rohr discovered that Franchise Management …

Inglewood Hostage Standoff Suspect Identified

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department identified the suspect from the Inglewood hostage standoff on Thursday, November 28, 2013. The suspect, 45-year-old Christopher Warsaw, shot two Inglewood police officers and was arrested late Wednesday night after an approximately nine-hour standoff. …

Victoria Falls: Chinese Tourist Survives Plunge

As one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls is also home to tourism. There are not only beautiful pictures taken at this foreign destination and tourist hotspot, but unfortunate events that do occur while doing so. …

Quentin Tarantino & Next Project: on ‘Tonight Show’

By far, one of the most prominent screenwriters in Hollywood is Quentin Tarantino, who is in the process of making yet another movie. On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, he discussed his next film project on The Tonight Show with Jay …

Atheist Billboards Used to Promote Religious Freedom
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The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation consists of a group of non-believers, who aim to promote religious freedom. They are engaged in a campaign that will continue to advance the separation of the church and state through their use …

Unclaimed $16M Powerball Jackpot Set to Expire

There is a $16 million Powerball lottery ticket on the loose, and it has yet to be found. According to Florida Lottery officials, the jackpot remains unclaimed and is set to expire tonight, Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. …

Michaela Garecht Remembered 25 Years After Abduction
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On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, a ceremony was held for Michaela Garecht. Family, friends, police officers, and supporters gathered in the parking lot of a grocery store in Hayward, California to remember a young child who was kidnapped twenty-five years …

Four Killed in Bahamas Plane Crash

According to police in the archipelago, off Florida’s east coast, all four individuals aboard were killed in a plane crash on Sunday, November 10, 2013. A small single-engine plane crashed into the waters a few miles off Grand Bahama Island, …

Mazeroski Memorabilia Sold for More Than $1.7 M

77-year old William Mazeroski played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1956 to 1972, as one of the greatest second-basemen to play the game, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. Therefore, it isn’t difficult to believe …

Virtual Kidnapping Scam Targets U.S. Immigrants

On Thursday, November 7, 2013, four individuals were arrested in connection with a virtual kidnapping scam. The scam targeted immigrants in the United States, specifically in areas surrounding Washington, D.C., due to the significant number of immigrants located there, who …

ABC News Anchor Elizabeth Vargas Seeks Treatment
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ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas is currently in rehabilitation for alcohol dependency. At fifty-one years old, the host of ABC News specials and co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20 has checked herself into rehab, which has been confirmed by the network. She …

Chris Christie Re-elected as New Jersey Governor
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie won re-election by a debilitating margin on Tuesday with 60.5 percent of the votes in his favor. His victory is not surprising at all, considering how diligently he handled the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy …

Denver Broncos Rally to Beat Washington Redskins

On October 27, 2013, Redskins’ coach Michael Shanahan returned to Denver for the first time in approximately four years. During his fourteen years as Broncos’ head coach, Shanahan led the team to back-to-back Super Bowl championship victories. He was also …

Fatal Medical Helicopter Crash in Tennessee

Early on Tuesday morning, October 22, 2013, at approximately 6:20AM, a medical helicopter crashed in southwestern Tennessee near Somerville, about halfway between Memphis and the crew’s destination of Bolivar. The horrific crash killed the pilot and two Memphis children’s hospital …

Most-Disliked NFL Player Award Goes to…
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Michael Vick, of the Philadelphia Eagles, ranks first in Forbes list of the most-disliked NFL players of 2013. The individuals that identify themselves as huge NFL fans like him, but most of the other casual observers still envision the man …

Fatal Shooting at Bally’s Nightculb in Las Vegas

On Monday, at approximately 5:45AM, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police arrived to the scene of a shooting at Drai’s Afterhours. Drai’s is an after-hours nightclub in the Bally’s Hotel and Casino, located on the Las Vegas Strip. The shooting ensued …

Jay Cutler Leaves Game against Redskins With Injury

In Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins, there was bad news for the Chicago Bears. Their quarterback, Jay Cutler, was injured with approximately ten minutes left in the second half. Chris Baker, a 333-pound nose tackle on the Redskins, made …

Global Slavery Index’s Shocking Discovery of 2013
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Slavery has existed for many centuries, yet so few people realize how it continues to prosper in countries around the world. Though slavery was abolished in the nineteenth century, modern-day slavery still lives on, by concealing its many different forms. …

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse to Be Seen This Evening

If there is ever an evening to gaze up at the night’s sky, tonight would be it. On October 18, 2013, a “penumbral” eclipse is in store for individuals located in the eastern half of North America and South America, …

Avonte Oquendo: Search for Missing Autistic Child
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It was October 4, 2013 when Avonte Oquendo, a fourteen-year old autistic boy from Queens, New York, went missing. He was last seen leaving his school in Long Island City, New York, which was caught on a surveillance camera. A …

Street Artist, Banksy, Strikes Again!

On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, crowds rushed to see the latest work of Banksy, a famous British street artist who is on a month-long residency in New York. He created a sentimental piece, deeply touching the hearts of individuals, with …