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FEMA Webinar

March 29, 2018 1:15pm | Anuoluwapo Adepegba

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is hosting a webinar from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This webinar will inform participants on jobs and internships under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Participants will be given an opportunity to learn about […]

Gun Law Controversy: Are they protecting us or their pockets?

March 15, 2018 5:59pm | Vanessa Roache`

As a human being, I am granted certain rights in the Constitution. The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution reads, “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall […]

My Opinion on Gun Violence in schools

March 10, 2018 11:47pm | MaKia Mcmillan, Praise Oladoyin

The school shooting in Florida that occurred recently was outrageous and really sad. 17 innocent people were murdered in cold blood and countless of others were wounded. Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old,  was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. He was known as the “weird […]

March For Our Lives

March 5, 2018 6:41pm | Alexis Jefferson

On Saturday March 24, 2018 in Washington D.C. at noon, there will be a march against gun violence and mass shootings. After the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, people are taking a stand. Society is becoming numb to the […]

George W. Bush: Allegations of Russians Meddling in Election

February 15, 2018 7:07pm | Patricia Daniel

Former President George Bush took aim at President Trump on the economic summit. Bush made skeptical comments in Abu Dhabi, but does not directly use Trump’s name. Bush has constantly disputed allegations of Russian interference in the election or members of Trump’s campaign. He states that […]

Donald Trump’s Response to Florida Shooting

February 15, 2018 6:36pm | Jalia Williams

Donald Trump responds to the shooting incident in Florida. Mr. Trump said: “No child, no teacher, should ever be in danger in an American school.” On February 14th, 2018, Nikolas Cruz shot and killed seventeen people. Twelve people killed inside the school, two were killed […]

Derrick Leon Davis

February 14, 2018 6:55pm | Nadiyah Williams

Derrick Leon Davis is the county council for district 6 which is the Bowie and Upper Marlboro area, zip codes 20772-3070. A County Council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county. Mr. Davis has been representing district 6 since November […]

Obama Foundation Internship

February 10, 2018 12:07am | Anuoluwapo Adepegba

The applications for the summer 2018 internship with the Obama Foundation have been released. They are looking for students that will further their initiative to empower others to improve the world we live in. This is a great opportunity for students to work in a […]

Chelsea Manning To Run For U.S Senate

February 5, 2018 7:10pm | Manuel A. Morillo

Chelsea E. Manning, a transgender woman and former Army Private and whistleblower who was convicted in 2013 for the spread of classified information on WikiLeaks is currently seeking to run for the U.S. Senate here in Maryland. Her campaign will compete directly with that of […]

Prince George’s County’s District 6

January 31, 2018 7:22pm | Praise Oladoyin

The Prince George’s County council member for District 6 is Derrick Leon Davis. Constituent Areas include: District Heights, Forestville, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville, Bowie, Capitol Heights, and some areas of Upper Marlboro. In the November 2014 general election, Derrick Leon Davis was elected to serve the […]