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The Dwindling of Rural Hospitals Nationwide

There has been an ongoing topic of concern in our country. Welcome to rural America, where hospitals are—and have been—struggling to survive. For example, earlier this year on March 31st, Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton, Kentucky closed its doors after…

0 Comments / 111 View / July 8, 2015

President Obama and Bill Clinton Exchange Hilarious Tweets

Making waves earlier today, President Obama announced his personal Twitter online – using the handle @POTUS.  This is separate from the White House Twitter account; while President Obama has personally signed off certain tweets, the White House Twitter account mostly is…

0 Comments / 305 View / May 18, 2015

Angela Davis: Education Not Incaraceration

In a 1970 interview from the Marin County prison, civil rights activist and radical academic Angela Davis said, “Some young girls who were very close to me and my family were killed in a church bombing [in 1963]. My father…

0 Comments / 91 View / April 9, 2015

Iran’s New Bills: Turning Women into ‘Baby-Making Machines?’

According to a report released by Amnesty International this week, the Iranian government is currently working on two bills that would endanger women’s reproductive health and damage the concept of marriage. One bill would outlaw voluntary sterilization and restrict access…

0 Comments / 218 View / April 1, 2015

Looking Back: A UNC Student’s Perspective on the Chapel Hill Shooting

It was Tuesday night in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The air was crisp and the sky was clear; all the constellations were visible. It was a beautiful day in the piedmont of the Old North State. Campus buzzed that day…

1 Comment / 139 View / February 26, 2015

From a respected journalist to being accused of a scandal

Brian Williams. One of America’s most well known television anchors and most trusted journalist. Well he was. These past few weeks have been rough for Brian Williams. Earlier this month Williams admitted to falsely reporting a story that he was…

0 Comments / 69 View / February 25, 2015

The Folly of Elected Judges

This past week there was a showdown in Alabama over the issuance of gay marriage licenses. U.S. District Court Judge Callie Granade had struck down Alabama’s bans on same-sex marriage in January and the Supreme Court refused to grant a…

0 Comments / 41 View / February 24, 2015

Chapel Hill Shooting: Ignored By The Western Media

Three Muslim students were shot and killed Tuesday night at a housing complex close to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The shooter, Craig Stephen Hicks, is a neighbor of the victims, 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat, 21-year-old Yusor…

1 Comment / 128 View / February 15, 2015

The Gray Space: Harvard’s Ban on Teacher-Student Hookups

The job of the professor is to educate and cultivate the fresh young minds of our generation, but universities fear they may be doing a whole lot more. Student-teacher sexual relationships are simultaneously stigmatized and romanticized—eroticized, even—yet no one talks…

0 Comments / 191 View / February 11, 2015

Romney Bows Out of the 2016 Race

On January 30, former Republican nominee for President Mitt Romney decided to officially drop out of the race to represent the Republican party again in the 2016 Presidential Election. Romney had originally stated that he had no plans to run,…

0 Comments / 38 View / February 9, 2015