Flaccavento Opens Campaign HQ

Hannah Long, News Editor • hglong16@ehc.edu Anthony Flaccavento held the grand opening to his new campaign headquarters, Tuesday, March 6. The new office is located directly across the street from the Abingdon Courthouse. Flaccavento is attempting to win the Democratic nomination for the 9th congressional district of Virginia. Flaccavento is an organic farmer and business owner… Read More Flaccavento Opens Campaign HQ

Recap Of The Government Shutdown

Shayla DiTolla, News Writer • snditolla15@ehc.edu The recent government shutdown last weekend has brought about a debate over who’s at fault, and whether it was productive. After the three-day shutdown, lawmakers passed a “stopgap” spending bill on January 22 to fund the federal government through February 8, according to NPR. A press release for the United… Read More Recap Of The Government Shutdown

Students Attend Johnson City Women’s March

Allison Hamilton, Guest Contributor • aphamilton16@ehc.edu Students and professors from Emory & Henry College marched for change in Johnson City, Tennessee on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The Emory & Henry Women and Gender Studies Collective, along with Peer Educators, A Read of Our Own Women’s Book Club and the Genders and… Read More Students Attend Johnson City Women’s March

U.S. Men’s Soccer Misses World Cup

Nathaniel Tager, Sports Writer • nmtager16@ehc.edu The United States Men’s National Soccer team has not only let themselves down, but they have let their families, their friends, and the entire nation down. Starting with Jürgen Klinsmann, the national team looked promising in the 2014 World Cup and gave citizens something to smile about after beating out… Read More U.S. Men’s Soccer Misses World Cup

Emory & Henry Students Have Mixed Reactions to NFL Kneeling Controversy

Andrew McClung, Sports Editor • ajmcclung15@ehc.edu Pixabay.com Kneeling in football used to be a normal occurrence, but in 2017 it has become a symbol of change for many football players, as well as a hot topic of debate. Currently in the National Football League (NFL), players have been kneeling for the national anthem as a form… Read More Emory & Henry Students Have Mixed Reactions to NFL Kneeling Controversy

One Student’s Perspective: Should We Keep the U.S. Postal Service Alive?

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?