by Katie Giffin After the allegations of sexual assault surfaced from numerous actresses against producer Harvey Weinstein, Alyssa Milano asked victims of sexual assault to step forward and stand with each other in a “Me Too” movement. After actresses such as Angelina Jolie, Gwyenth Paltrow, and Rose McGowan all stepped forward to accuse Weinstein of rape, over 200,000 tweets have been shared using the hashtag … Continue reading #MeToo Movement Highlights Widespread Social Problem
by Kathleen Giffin The opioid epidemic has seized the United States in a vise of addiction and death. Roughly 100 Americans die everyday due to overdose. In Huntington, West Virginia, they have seen forty deaths in a day because of the addiction. It has been clear for a long time that something must be done about this national crisis. On October 26, 2017, President Trump … Continue reading Opioid Epidemic Rocks U.S.
by Kathleen Giffin On Sunday, October 8, 2017, Vice-President Mike Pence was seen leaving the National Football League stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, after several of the players refused to stand for the playing of the national anthem. President Trump said he was “proud of [Pence]” for leaving, tweeting that the “issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race” but with the apparent disrespect shown … Continue reading NFL Players Take a Knee