Jarek Martinez

Born in Chicago, Illinois, a journalism major with plenty of hope for his future and career. Reporting and photography are improving every day, but writing is the passion. The drive. Avid movie watcher and media guy. Also minoring in legal studies and applying for paralegal certification. A big dog person as well.
Toys R Us Toy Retailers

Toys “R” Bust: A Growing List of Fallen Toy retailers

Toys “R” Us continues to demonstrate that memories with a corporate entity can strike a chord with generations of children and adults alike. Whether or not toys were your thing, Toys “R” Us, at its peak, was one of the country’s biggest toy retailers.
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Innocent Until Proven Guilty Justice

Innocent Until Proven Guilty or Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

“Innocent until proven guilty” is one of the oldest ideals in the judicial branches of government. The idea of innocent until proven guilty in the American legal system goes like this: A defendant is given a fair trial and is subject to the same human rights as everyone else. Punishment can only be delivered after evidence and final decisions are made in the court.
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Youtube sexual abuse

YouTube: Sexual Abuse as Rampant as in Hollywood

With the Harvey Weinstein domino-effect conveniently spurring out scandal after scandal, no stone was left unturned. Politicians like Roy Moore or comedians like Louis C.K. have only shown how the silence is slowly being broken. But what many people tend to forget among the storm of allegations is that this has been happening for a long time. Not just with movie stars, journalists or musicians, but new age media celebrities that have been making a name for themselves through vlogs and funny videos on YouTube.
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Charles Manson Cult Leader

Charles Manson: Influential Cult Leader

Cult leader and murderer, Charles Manson died at 83 by natural causes on Nov. 19, after being admitted to a hospital in Bakersfield, California. Although Manson’s death is a timely end for some, the Manson Family Murders is still considered one of the biggest cultural events of the 1960’s.
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Toys Holiday

5 Toys Controversies of the 2017 Holiday Season

Holiday toys are coming in once more. The reality is that, like any other product, there are always missteps and controversies that come along with them. Whether it’s the case of dangerous fidget spinners or holiday toys in hot water. Let’s take a look at 5 controversies from this year alone, just in time for the holiday season.
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