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…

Poll Shows Hogan Ahead But Jealous Message Leading

By Rob Velazquez I’d like to get one thing out of the way: Poll numbers don’t matter anymore. If they were the clairvoyant tools we expected them to be, we would not be seeing a new wave of political candidates on both the right and left enjoying their position as leaders on their respective ballots….

Look But Don’t Touch

By Olivia Dudley Ever since the first of many accusations against Hollywood’s most powerful men back in October 2017, the #MeToo movement has continued to expand with individuals seeking justice against those who abused them. On May 25, 2018, Harvey Weinstein was finally charged with “rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for…

Mr. Jealous Takes on Annapolis

By Rob Velazquez Ben Jealous won the Democratic Primary in June, beating his opponent Rushern Baker of Prince George’s county by 10% of the vote. The thing most people seem to forget is that for much of the primary, Jealous trailed Baker by that very gap. The road to Annapolis seems to be a steep…

Praying to Heal

More than 300 priests in Pennsylvania’s Catholic Church accused of sexual abuse By Olivia Dudley “We feel shame when we realize that our style of life has denied, and continues to deny, the words we recite. With shame and repentance, we acknowledge as an ecclesial community that we were not where we should have been,…

As Peace Rests

By Olivia Dudley On August 18, 2018, Ghanaian diplomat and former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan passed away at the age of 80 in Bern, Switzerland. Annan was a Nobel Peace Prize laureate as of 2001. After delivering his farewell address in September of 2006, Annan established the Kofi Annan Foundation a…