Straight To It

Straight To It

Straight To It includes the latest on the deadly Astroworld Festival, Elon Musk's Tesla Twitter poll and Ted Cruz versus Big Bird.

Straight To It: Travis Scott, Elon Musk, and Big Bird

Gwen’s picks for Monday, November 8 include: Eight people were killed and dozens more were injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston over the weekend. Rapper and event organizer Travis Scott is now facing several lawsuits from the deadly incident. On Monday, Scott vowed to refund all Astroworld attendees. Tesla CEO Elon Musk made noise on [...]
Greta Thunberg rallies against "empty words" at COP26 while breeders in the U.S. say they're selling out of a cryptocurrency icon.

Straight To It: Greta’s COP26 frustration, Shiba Inus in demand, states stand against vax mandate

Shannon’s picks for Friday, November 5, include: Greta Thunberg spoke at a youth march at COP26 in Glasgow, saying the conference is “a failure.” She explained that, in order to combat climate change, world leaders need to take more serious action. “The most affected people in the most affected areas still remain unheard,” Thunberg said. [...]

Straight to It: More COVID-19 vaccine mandates, NBA owner allegations, and McConaughey’s birthday

Jimmie’s picks for Thursday, November 4 include: The Labor Department announced companies with more than one hundred employees have until after the holidays to implement a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. On December 5, all unvaccinated employees will be required to wear a mask and take weekly covid tests under OSHA’s new rule. January 4 is the deadline [...]
Today's Straight To It includes the World Series championship, the latest on the Henry Ruggs III investigation and Aaron Rodgers' positive COVID-19 test.

Straight To It: World Series win, COVID-19, and a deadly car crash

Gwen’s picks for Wednesday, November 3 include: The Atlanta Braves are the new 2021 World Series Champions! The Braves won the title over the Houston Astros in Game 6 of the series. Wide receiver Henry Ruggs III has been released from the Las Vegas Raiders following his involvement in a deadly car crash. He’s accused [...]
As Election Day unfolds in the U.S., 100 countries come together to battle a common enemy and windowless dorm plans come out of a west coast school.

Straight To It: Election Day, climate change and dismal dorms

Shannon’s picks for Tuesday, November 2, 2021 include: Eyes are on the Virginia governor’s race between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin. McAuliffe served as the state’s governor from 2014 to 2018. Youngkin has been endorsed by former President Trump. About 100 countries promised to cut methane emissions at COP26, the climate conference in [...]
Another airline contends with cancellations, the world's richest man may solve world hunger, and Christmas is coming thanks to one pop star.

Straight To It: Cancelled flights, $6 billion to end world hunger, and a hostile holiday takeover

Jimmie’s picks for Monday, November 1 include: American Airlines canceled hundreds of flights Sunday for a third straight day as it struggled with staffing shortages and upended weekend plans for travelers. Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, has challenged a United Nations official’s claim that just $6 billion could keep 42 million people from dying. [...]

Straight To It: Biden meets with Pope Francis, National Cat Day takes over social media

Gwen’s picks for Friday, October 29 include: President Joe Biden met with Pope Francis at the Vatican ahead of the G20 Summit in Rome. “In his audience with Pope Francis today, President Biden thanked His Holiness for his advocacy for the world’s poor and those suffering from hunger, conflict, and persecution,” the White House said in [...]
Former Blackhawks player Kyle Beach publicly discussed his experience with sexual assault, Speaker Pelosi pushed for an infrastructure vote and Sen. Sinema donned a denim jacket.

Straight To It: Blackhawks scandal, calls for infrastructure vote and Sinema’s controversial outfit

Shannon’s picks for Thursday, October 28 include: There’s an update in the Blackhawks’ sexual abuse scandal that shocked NHL fans. Former player Kyle Beach stepped forward as the anonymous individual who filed a lawsuit against the team in May. Beach discussed the experience on TSN. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for a vote on the [...]
As a Mass. school district cancels Halloween activities, Shiba Inu coin surges and updates come out of the set where Alec Baldwin's prop gun malfunctioned.

Straight To It: Cancelling Halloween, Shiba soaring, and Alec Baldwin prop gun update

Shannon’s picks for Wednesday, October 27, include: A Massachusetts school district announced it would no longer conduct Halloween activities in its elementary schools. The Melrose Public School system’s decision stemmed from concern regarding some students feeling excluded for not participating in the cultural phenomenon. #SHIBARMY is trending as the shiba inu coin soars, hitting a [...]
Tuesday's music themed Straight To It includes details on renting a Tesla, a Nor'easter, Mako giving up a royal title, and the World Series.

Straight To It: Tesla’s trillion, Nor’easter, Princess Mako and the World Series

Gwen’s stories for Tuesday, October 26 include: Hertz announced it will purchase 100,000 Tesla Model 3 vehicles to add to its rental car fleet, driving Tesla’s market value over $1 trillion. Flooding and heavy rain hit the east coast with the arrival of a Nor’easter. Thousands lost power from New Jersey to Maine. Princess Mako, the niece [...]