Hurricane Michael Hits the Panhandle

Hurricane Michael Hits the Panhandle

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

As the Carolinas struggle to recover from Hurricane Florence, another deadly storm has hit the eastern United States. Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida panhandle last Wednesday, leaving behind a wide path of destruction in Florida and across southern Georgia that has leveled entire towns and left more than a dozen dead. Here, btw […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Another Bad October for Stocks President Trump says the U.S. economy is in the best shape it’s ever been in. And it’s true that by all measures, the stock market is up 20 percent since Trump’s inauguration in January 2017. However, last week saw a serious downturn in the stock market. In fact, it’s down […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted on Oct 11, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Trump’s Financial Past Revealed You may remember that during the 2016 presidential campaign, many voters supported Donald Trump because of his success as a businessman. They hoped that Trump would bring those business skills and sensibilities to the federal government. However, when pressed about his tax returns, Trump–then a candidate–refused to release them. Ever since […]

#MeToo: The One Year Anniversary

#MeToo: The One Year Anniversary

Posted on Oct 9, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

One year ago on October 5, the New York Times and the New Yorker published an investigation into movie producer Harvey Weinstein, revealing how he had paid off his sexual harassment accusers for decades. That investigation launched the #MeToo movement, a powerful social media campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault and violence. Since then, […]

CAREERS: Nurse Practitioner

CAREERS: Nurse Practitioner

Posted on Oct 5, 2018 in Careers | No Comments

Do you like taking care of people? If so, then maybe you’ve thought about a degree in nursing. Some people interested in nursing choose to become an RN, or Registered Nurse. Others choose to take their education a step further and to become a CNP, or Certified Nurse Practitioner. This position is in high demand […]

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Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Government Narrowly Avoids Shutdown It’s that time of year in the federal government again: budgeting time. And for a while, it looked like the government would once again be brought to the brink of a shutdown over the spending bill. However, at the last minute, representatives from both sides of the political aisle worked together […]

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Posted on Sep 27, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

New Developments in Brexit For the past two years, Europe has tried to figure out the terms of Britain’s plan to leave the European Union (EU), a process known as “Brexit.” This has been complicated because Britain wants to stay connected to the EU in some ways, such as free trade, but separate itself on […]

After the Fact: Anita Hill

After the Fact: Anita Hill

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in After the Fact | No Comments

Earlier this month, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford accused Brett Kavanaugh, the current Supreme Court nominee, of sexual harassment. But this is not the first time in recent history that such claims have been made against a Supreme Court nominee. In 1991, a woman named Anita Hill testified that Judge Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her […]

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Kavanaugh Update Recently, btw brought you a closer look at Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s most recent Supreme Court nominee, and the challenges he faced as he began his week of Senate confirmation hearings. Now that those hearings are finished, however, Congress, as well as the American public, are more divided than ever over Kavanaugh’s nomination. Related […]

Florence Makes Landfall–Morning Update

Florence Makes Landfall–Morning Update

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

Last Friday morning, Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, bringing 90 mph winds and widespread flooding. Many towns in North Carolina have seen between 30-36 inches of rain because of the slow-moving and massive story. Here, btw takes a closer look at this deadly storm. A Record-Breaking Storm Florence left a wide path of […]