Grant Sarver June 17, 2020

As the world continues to figure how to live a normal life during a pandemic, online communication platforms have become much more popular. People have been utilizing Zoom, Skype, Slack, and others at unprecedented levels to keep in touch personally and professionally. Local, state, and the federal government have also been using these platforms to […]

Grant Sarver July 8, 2020

For some children across the country, mid-July symbolizes the beginning of the end of summer break. However, still in the midst of a pandemic, families wonder what the new school year will look like. Today, New York City, the largest school district in the country, announced that it would not fully reopen schools in the […]

Grant Sarver July 7, 2020

Hope has faded for the pandemic not ruining our summer and fall plans. The recent surge in new COVID-19 cases is the largest breakout yet. There was hope that the pandemic might have been under control by June, but that prospect was thwarted when states began reopening in late April.   Summer in the year […]

Grant Sarver July 6, 2020

The Fourth of July weekend saw yet another flare up of gun violence. Senseless killings occurred in Chicago, where at least 72 people were shot, and in Atlanta, where over a dozen people were shot. Around 15 people died including a seven-year-old in Chicago and an eight-year-old in Atlanta.   MORE WAYS TO END GUN […]

Grant Sarver July 2, 2020

Though our society has been reliant on the Internet for some time now, its use is imperative now. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to meet, order, and hangout all online. It seems as though our entire lives are spent in front of a screen now. The government is no exception with its vast online […]

Grant Sarver July 1, 2020

Just when it looked like the pandemic was maybe getting under control, new cases have spiked in the American South and West. Yesterday saw record setting one-day numbers in states like Georgia, Arizona, and Texas. The United States as a whole also saw a record day of new cases, according to the New York Times. […]

Grant Sarver June 30, 2020

With humans mostly kept indoors because of COVID-19, animals have begun to move into unoccupied spaces. Less humans around means that they are free to invade areas that were not hospitable to them before the pandemic began. In recent weeks, an increasing number of Great White Sharks have been spotting off the coast of Cape […]

Jessica Davis June 30, 2020

According to the World Economic Forum, governments dedicate more than 9.5 trillion dollars to public procurement. About fifteen percent of countries’ national gross domestic product is allocated towards contracting out to individuals or private organizations to fulfill the needs of communities such as paving roads, improving technology, or updating public buildings. The problem that arises […]

Grant Sarver June 30, 2020

The Mississippi State Legislature passed a law on Sunday that will remove the Confederate Battle Flag from its state flag. The legislation comes after increasing racial tensions in the country and pressure from groups like the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA. The law sets up a commission to design a new flag for the state […]

Max Simpson June 29, 2020

The Philadelphia City Council is making serious adjustments to their Fiscal Year 2021 Budget, highlighted by a $33 million reduction in police spending. These swift changes come as the city reckons with the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing racial strife. The proposed cut to the Police Department will be largely redirected to the Managing Director’s Office […]

Molly Retter June 26, 2020

The City of Savannah is accepting proposals from person(s), joint ventures, or other legal entities that are interested in the Fairgrounds Development project. Located at 4701 Meding Street, the parcel remains one of the largest undeveloped properties within the City’s incorporated limits. The City seeks to find a use for the site that will transcend […]