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Gippsland mourns student who drowned trying to rescue her brother

The town of Wonthaggi is in mourning following the death of a thirteen year old girl who drowned trying to save her brother.  258 more words

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Alzheimer’s disease is not infectious (part 2)

If you have been following our blog you probably saw a similar post only a few months ago. But, since very similar headlines re-appeared last week, I thought it was worth discussing once again the news telling us that Alzheimer’s disease is infectious. 609 more words

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Harrisburg Mayor's Cynical Exploitation of African-Americans

Mayor Eric Papenfuse’s personal vendetta against the National Civil War Museum may have taken an ugly and cynical turn, as he may have sent supporters out to masquerade as  protesters interested in overturning confederate iconography. 726 more words

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Written story assignment details

Write and publish on your site a 500-600 word short feature story from your beat. Stories should include at least two human sources and one non-human documentary report or statistical source. 464 more words


Texas State Hosts The Women of Color Forum

By DaLyah Jones
News Reporter

A Texas State administrative office hosted The Women of Color Forum Friday at the LBJ Student Center. The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion… 347 more words


Gravity Waves and Gravitational Waves are Not the Same Thing

As I write this, the physics world is buzzing with the news that the LIGO team have finally detected one of the most elusive phenomena in the Universe – gravitational waves.   782 more words

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Southerners Continue to Push Back Against Confederate Symbols

All across the South, southerners have been pushing back against confederate symbols and iconography. We’ve been following the developments in this blog.

A confederate memorial at the University of Texas is the target of vandalism, as we see in… 555 more words

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