Taking an Active Holiday

Written by Samuel Hogarth Let’s face it, we all enjoy a holiday, right? Those few weeks in a year where we don’t have to think about work, or life’s stresses. If you’re from the UK, you know that one of the most common breaks that people take is a visit for a week or two…

World Record Holder Attempts to Save Endangered Species

By Taryn Womack It’s the time of year again when the “weirdos” come out of their shells for a moment to hop onto a website and sign up for GISHWHES. What is GISHWHES? That would be the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen. This Guinness World Record holder has thousands of participants…

A Choice that Matters

Women deserve the right to their bodies, including the right to have an abortion By Taryn Womack With all of these new laws coming into place trying to define how a woman should be able to use her own body, I wanted to put my own voice into it. As a woman, I firmly believe…

Furloughed Federal Employees

Federal Employees Put on Leave or Forced to Work Without Pay During the Shutdown By Taryn Womack, Intern Starting the 22nd of December, President Donald Trump pushed the United States government into a shutdown over funding for his border wall. While many people support this decision and believe it is the right thing to do…

Living in a Community

By Samuel Hogarth, Contributor  From an evolutionary perspective, we are a tribal species. Before cities and towns existed, humans would collect into small communities, self-sufficient units of at most a few hundred people, generally less. The unification of much larger numbers of humans into a small space has led to an emotional detachment from the majority…

Florence v. Carolinas

Hurricane Florence Tears Carolinas Apart By Olivia Dudley As the skies begin to clear, the damage of Hurricane Florence is being seen across the nation after causing distress throughout the month of September. Florence annihilated neighborhoods, destroyed power lines, and terminated the lives of over 40 people in the Carolinas. Starting near the closing weeks…