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…

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…

September Letter from the Editor

““Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” ― Kahlil Gibran Welcome back, you guys! Hopefully you all had a top of the line summer filled with stories that you can tell for the rest of your life; but that’s just me being whimsical. I personally had a pretty…self reflective summer…

“Make it in Maryland”

Ben Jealous’ Economic Proposal By Robert Velazquez Silver Spring, MD – Ben Jealous hosted a round table discussion about Maryland’s stagnant economy. Jealous has released a series of statements including his economic proposal titled “Make It In Maryland”. The proposal outlines how Maryland’s economy is lagging behind Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia. The major piece of…