Swedish Prime Minister resigns, far-right bloc wins

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson resigned after her coalition lost majority power to a far-right bloc in the recent election By Sebastian Aguilar, Blobcast Show Manager In the wake of the Swedish parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson resigned amid the loss of her left-wing coalition’s majority.  To have a majority in parliament in Sweden, one must hold 175 seats out of the 349. It rarely happens that just one party holds the majority; usually coalitions between parties have to be created in order to have a functioning majority government.  During this most recent election, the far-right Swedish Democrats became … Continue reading Swedish Prime Minister resigns, far-right bloc wins

Opinion: HBO maxes out viewers

By Sebastian Aguilar, Blobcast Show Manager HBO Max has been hemorrhaging shows ever since the CEO David Zaslav announced a new content direction in anticipation of HBO Max and Discovery+ merging into one service.  HBO Max previously prided itself on being the home for everything under the Warner Brothers umbrella.  Current HBO offerings include originals like Game of Thrones, Veep and Succession, Adult Swim properties like The Boondocks, The Venture Bros and Aqua Team Hunger Force and any movies owned by Warner Brothers such as Citizen Kane, Harry Potter and Space Jam. However, this all changed with the finalization of … Continue reading Opinion: HBO maxes out viewers

Analysis: Update on Russian invasion of Ukraine

By Sebastian Aguilar, Staff Writer The ongoing Russian invasian of Ukraine has taken its toll, resulting in increasing mass civilian casualties. Ukraine celebrated a bloody independence day over the past week while it endured multiple missile strikes that caused mass civilian casualties.  These are the deadliest strikes since April when the war had reached a stalemate. The first missile hit a civilian home, killing a young child, and another targeted a train station with more than 25 confirmed dead and more than 50 injured and counting.  These independence day missile strikes didn’t come as a surprise to Ukraine but instead … Continue reading Analysis: Update on Russian invasion of Ukraine