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Fashion’s New “It” Girl?

February 12, 2010 by


Thirteen year old Tavi Gevinson is the darling of high fashion. (Yes, thirteen.) She has traveled the world, covered the Marc Jacobs fashion show from the front row, and even had her name appear in Google’s automatic search – all while she is still too young to even enter high school. Tavi’s blog, Style Rookie, […]

Homage to those back from abroad not ready for America…

January 28, 2010 by


By: Billie Hirsch Upon entering Tatte Fine Cookies & Cakes, I instantaneously peered downward at my feet. No ruby red Mary Janes or compact canine, but, Toto…I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore. With a hint of weathered Victorian elegance and décor that is rustic and simple, I now resided in some foreign […]

iPad Question

January 27, 2010 by


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President Obama Announces Troop Increase in Afghanistan

December 1, 2009 by


By Jacqueline Onorato On December 1st at the United States Military Academy at West Point, President Obama announced that he plans on sending an additional 30,000 troops to Afghanistan in order to stop Taliban momentum in the region and stabilize the country’s government. “There is no imminent threat of the government being overthrown, but the […]

An Interesting Turn of Events

November 19, 2009 by


By Jim Chandley Almost two weeks ago, this publication reported that Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut said he would, “not allow [the House Health Reform Bill] to come to a final vote,” as a matter of conscience.  Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said on Wednesday that he expects the bill to move forward to Senate debate. […]

National Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week

November 18, 2009 by


Brien Hopkins The Man Shark What a week! The excitement in the air was elevating. But I don’t need to remind you that last week, Nov 8th -14th, was National Elevator Escalator Safety Awarenesses Week! Who could forget? It’s always the second full week of November! This is a promotion of public safety awareness for […]

Obama, Hu, Discuss the Future

November 17, 2009 by


By Jacqueline Onorato On Tuesday, President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao met to talk about the global responsibilities that the two countries should share. Topics ranged from new sanctions on Iran, Afghanistan, trade, nuclear proliferation, and human rights. “China and the United States share extensive common interests and broad prospects for cooperation on a […]