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President Obama should seek Congress approval

President Obama should seek Congress approval

In 2008, the war-weary American public elected Democrat Barack Obama by a sweeping 7 percent margin that saw the Illinois senator winning a landslide 365 electoral votes to Republican John McCain’s 173. Obama ran up huge margins in states that Democrat John Kerry had barely managed to hold four years earlier (such as Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan), while expanding the[Read More...]

Why I will not support the NFL

Why I will not support the NFL

I’m sure that by now, almost every person with access to the Internet or television has heard about the Ray Rice scandal. In recent days, even more players have been arrested on various abuse or domestic violence charges. However, in spite of these incidents, a recent poll conducted by NBC News shows that most Americans still stand by the NFL[Read More...]

Join ‘Internet Slowdown’

Join ‘Internet Slowdown’

On an ordinary day, you can find me scrolling on Tumblr laughing along to the random things in my feed, but the other day, I noticed that Tumblr had changed. Normally, this is nothing unusual. Tumblr often alters its icons and layout for obscure holidays like Doughnut Day. However, this was not the same thing. All of the icons –[Read More...]

Medical marijuana: blurring the lines

Medical marijuana: blurring the lines

Medical marijuana, also referred to as cannabis, is a topic in the medical and drug field that brings up much debate over whether or not it should be legalized in all of the states. Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states and Washington D.C. Currently only two states have legalized marijuana for recreational use. If medical marijuana is truly needed[Read More...]

Bears win their first SOCON game in nailbiting fashion, 27-24

After dominating their past two opponents, the Bears marched into Lexington, Virginia, looking to keep the streak alive against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets and their veteran coach, Sparky Woods. Following a forced 3-and-out, the Bears scored on an Alex Lakes’ run from 18 yards out. The run put the Bears up, 7-0 with 8:33 left in the first. The[Read More...]

by Sep 29 0 comments Football, Sports
Hummingbird “goofs” on Clean Air Campaign

Hummingbird “goofs” on Clean Air Campaign

Last month, the Hummingbird Stage & Taproom announced it would adopt a Clean Air Campaign, banning smoking inside the bar. Seventeen days later, The Bird posted on Facebook, “While trending data in broader markets show that non-smoking policies are probably a good idea in health and business, local trends suggest the time is not right for their implementation at The[Read More...]

by Sep 27 0 comments City, Local, News