Just over a week into the Trump presidency, the administration is showing no sign of slowing down. On Friday, President Trump signed an unprecedented executive order banning immigration from seven majority Muslim nations (Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen) for 90 days and barring refugee... Read more »
The 45th president of the United States has officially been sworn in to office and has begun the first week of his term. Defying nearly all expectations of almost two years ago, the commander in chief working out of the oval office is indeed real-estate tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump. The... Read more »
This week on Diggin' Deep with Diggz: Da'Shawn interviews students about the Women's March on Washington that will be taking place this Saturday.
Da'Shawn takes a look at the post-election landscape in this weeks episode of Diggin' Deep With Diggz.
(EDITORIAL) - Many Americans woke up this morning in complete fear and shock of our nation under the newly-elected president of the United States, Donald J. Trump. I, however, am not scared. As a person who supported neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump through the election. I am still proud to ... Read more »
Diggin’ Deep With Diggz – How Has This Election Impacted Your Relationships With People Who Have Opposite Views?
This week, Da'Shawn Long takes look at the various points of view this election year, and how they may effect our relationships with those around us.Read more »
(THE PICKET)- Just two weeks before Halloween, Sharpsburg Civil War Ghost Tours offered a two hour Halloween-Samhain Ghost Tour special that was anything but scary. The Ghost tour is $15 per person and has to be paid for before the tour begins, however the guides did not verify who paid. The tou... Read more »
On Oct. 8 I joined Shepherd University’s International Student Union on their free weekend trip to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The museum has been a long time coming, with proposals going back to the 1990s. In 2006, then President George W.... Read more »
(THE PICKET) – During Monday night’s first presidential debate, in a flustered response to Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton’s accusation that he once described global warming as a “hoax perpetrated by the Chinese,” Republican nominee Donald Trump denied the claim outright: “I... Read more »
(THE PICKET) - As Shepherd University works to execute its five-year plan, the University has proposed to tear down the former home of The Picket, Sara Cree Hall. Sara Cree, which was built in the early 1950's, served as a gym until the wellness center was built in 2006. The plan for the lot Sara... Read more »
When you think about the United States, you think of a country that is a melting pot, combining cultures from around the world to make one unique but dominant nation. Within this nation there were always things that people didn’t see eye to eye on, Democrat vs. Republican, country vs. city, or Redskins... Read more »
THE PICKET) - Working in the emergency department at a hospital I have become immune to the sickness I see around me. I stop letting the psychiatric patients get to me, the cries of sick babies no longer pierce my heart, and I’ve gotten used to the police bringing in sick inmates. The one thing... Read more »