Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 3 days ago

Asian Americans and Affirmative Action

People of all backgrounds become so angry about affirmative action that it is difficult to discuss the subject. The current emphasis is on Asian American applicants to Harvard College and younger Asian American students competing for entry to the ma...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 days ago

Lincoln College Program Helps Monarch Butterflies

The monarch butterfly population has been declining in recent years. A collaborative project aimed at reversing the decline of monarch butterflies is happening at Lincoln College. A team from Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History was in Lincoln...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 days ago

Santa Fe College raises minimum wage

The 2018-2019 budget includes raising the minimum wage to $12 for full-time hourly employees. Santa Fe College will raise its minimum wage to $12 an hour for some full-time employees, the college’s District Board of Directors decided Tuesday. The ra...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 days ago

Marine veteran benefits from medical cannabis

The Sun followed a Marine combat veteran Chris Breyfogle through his medical cannabis patient journey. This story describes a changed Breyfogle two months later. It’s been nearly two months since Marine combat veteran Chris Breyfogle received state...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 days ago

White People Need Diversity, Too

by Danielle L. Tate At my university and many others, “diversity” is like Frank’s RedHot sauce, “they put that sh*t on everything!” It is drenched on mission and value statements. It is mixed into committees and task forces established to examine th...