Jessica Sturgeon

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Orlando police say they foiled a kidnapping attempt of singer Lana del Rey.<p>"Grant me five minutes alone in a locked room with this demon," the father …

Crime

The Real Story of What Happened to the Patriots Who Founded America

What did it mean to be a patriot when the Declaration of Independence was signed? Many of us know from the tales we were told as school children that …

America’s July 4 military nightmare: With our recent history, could we even beat the British today?

America used to win wars. Then came decades of quagmires, stalemates and fiascoes. Are we doomed to failures?<p>At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Private First Class Harold B. Smith had just sixteen more minutes of the Korean War to survive before the cease-fire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. You can …

“Modern racism lurks in the shadows of equality”: Why colorblind school policies have failed black people

Instead of confronting racial and cultural divides, American education only serves to further them<p>The United States is experiencing a paroxysm of racism, from police shootings and the brutality of white supremacy in Charleston to a string of arsons in black churches across the South. Of course, …

Education

Lies, truth, and meaning

Words have meaning. We use them to communicate to one another, and what we communicate depends, in part, on which words we use. What words mean …

Teacher Fired For Stepping On Flag At Illinois High School In Front Of Students

A teacher was fired for stepping on a flag at an Illinois high school in front of his students.<p>The <i>Daily Mail</i> reports that English teacher Jordan …

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Religious Freedom vs. Gay Rights: Can We All Get Along?

Gay marriage has just been legalized all across the nation by the United States Supreme Court in the landmark ruling, <i>Obergefell v. Hodges</i>.<p>Left wing liberals are jumping for joy. Right wing religious conservatives are horrified. So where does this leave us as a people? Well, let's see if we can sort …

Equality

What It Takes To Prepare For College Today

As I start posting on education in general and the college admissions process in particular, I may not have to go with the whole Roman Catholic “Bless me, Father, for I have sinned…” preamble; however, I do have a confession to make: I didn’t take high school and the college application process …

College & University