Christian Barnard: Biden administration targets charter schools

Christian Barnard: Biden administration targets charter schools

President Biden is keeping a campaign promise that will, unfortunately, make life more difficult for students and parents.The administration recently ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Holy Cow! History: A dog’s fond farewell

Holy Cow! History: A dog’s fond farewell

If you’re of a certain age (Baby Boomers take note; I’m talking to you), you’ll recall a hit TV show’s conclusion. For seven s...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Jerry Zezima: Music to my years

Jerry Zezima: Music to my years

When I think of the legendary concerts in music history - the Beatles at Shea Stadium in New York City; Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and other rock gian...

May 16th, 2022 |  



Leonard Pitts Jr.: It’s different when it’s your home

Leonard Pitts Jr.: It’s different when it’s your home

It’s different when it’s your home.I speak from experience. For 46 years, I’ve made my living by expressing my opinions. And an opin...

May 15th, 2022 |  


Jahnathon Myers: Living the consequences of our world’s violence

Jahnathon Myers: Living the consequences of our world’s violence

Growing up I never really liked people outside of my family, and the violence I’ve seen and or been in honestly just made me feel like people, e...

May 14th, 2022 |  


Michael Reagan: The great baby formula shortage of 2022

Michael Reagan: The great baby formula shortage of 2022

That’s the big news story of the week.In the richest country in the world, new mothers are not able to find baby formula or are having to stand ...

May 14th, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Making efforts to enjoy the sequel

David Trinko: Making efforts to enjoy the sequel

Have you ever found yourself watching the sequel to a movie that didn’t interest you that much in the first place?That’s sort of how IR...

May 14th, 2022 |  


Ma’Kylee Lott: Bullying, neglect can hurt youth

Ma’Kylee Lott: Bullying, neglect can hurt youth

I think we all probably know what youth violence is, or maybe we have experienced it at some point in our lives. Or are experiencing it now.Hello, my ...

May 14th, 2022 |  


John Grindrod: Baseballs, both fair and foul, flying again

John Grindrod: Baseballs, both fair and foul, flying again

For many of baseball’s longtime fans, so very much of the acrimony that marked the longest work stoppage in two decades has been forgotten. They...

May 14th, 2022 |  


Lori Borgman: Caution, Grandpa on wheels

Lori Borgman: Caution, Grandpa on wheels

It’s not every day a kid walks into the kitchen and says, “Did you know Grandpa is outside rollerblading?” I did not know he was out...

May 14th, 2022 |