When I started working for the post office in May 2013, I was able to get an inside look into what life is like behind the front counter of the post office. Many people say that the post office should be dead. Why should this concern us employees of the post office? Because we’re not… Read More One Student’s Perspective: Should We Keep the U.S. Postal Service Alive?
In the short time that President Trump has been in office; he has made one thing abundantly clear, he will not take the same steps as the last President to protect the climate. Not only will he not take the same steps, but instead, he looks to gut the protections that have been put into… Read More New U.S. Administration Starting Off The Next Four Years With a Bang
The Emory & Henry college softball team stayed busy over spring break. The Lady Wasps played eight games over the break and saw one of its own be named ODAC Softball Player of the Week. E&H played Salem College on March 10, sweeping them in two games. The Wasps won the first game 9-8 and… Read More Softballs Win Streak is Snapped
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is expected to face a partisan filibuster by Democrats. There is debate from both sides on the issue, but if the filibuster goes through, it will be the second-ever partisan filibuster for a Supreme Court nominee. Although President Trump has already made his nomination for the Supreme Court, Democrats such as… Read More Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Faces Historic Filibuster; Expected to Set Precedent
Fun fact: The Whitetopper accounts for five percent of the overall budget for student life at Emory & Henry. The cost over four years totals nearly $1 million, enough money to give much-needed updates to a handful of buildings on campus. However, most of this money is wasted on ridiculous printing costs for newspapers that… Read More Letter from the Editor: On How to Combat Fake News
On February 7, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the new Secretary of Education by the Senate with a majority of 51-50. Two Republican Senators, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted Nay on the appointment, which caused Vice President Mike Pence to break the tie and confirm the appointment. Betsy DeVos has… Read More DeVos Confirmed as Secretary of Education
The weekend of February 4 and 5 was a busy one for Emory & Henry’s IHSA equestrian team. With home shows on both Saturday and Sunday, members of the IHSA team had to arrive at the Intermont Equestrian Center in Bristol, Virginia at 6am to prepare for regional competitions against Virginia Tech, High Point, Appalachian… Read More E&H Equestrian Team Wins Double Header