Year in Review: People and Culture

Year in Review: People and Culture

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

While the Trump administration dominated the headlines this year, a lot was still going on behind the scenes in the world of sports, social media, and culture. Here, a look at some of the trends that shaped 2017. Digital Life Of course, social media played more of a role in people’s lives this year than […]

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

Space and Discovery One of this year’s most exciting events was the “Great American Eclipse,” which took place on Monday, August 21. Eclipse mania gripped the nation as thousands of Americans traveled to visit the path of totality. Meanwhile, after 20 years in space, and 13 years orbiting Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft’s mission ended dramatically […]

Year in Review: National News

Year in Review: National News

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

Here, btw takes a look at some of the stories that dominated national headlines in 2017. A New President The year began with the swearing in of the 45th president, Donald J. Trump, on January 20, immediately followed by the historic Million Women March the next day. The new president began stirring up controversy almost […]

Year in Review: World News

Year in Review: World News

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

The U.S. and World Conflicts The deadly civil war in Syria continued to dominate the news throughout the early part of the year. In April, the United States conducted air strikes against the Syrian government, but with Russian support, the rebellion was largely destroyed. Meanwhile, the relationship between the United States and North Korea continued […]

Year in Review: Culture

Year in Review: Culture

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what took place as the world took another spin. Last week, we brought you an overview of events that took place around the world. This week, we take a closer look at the Culture stories that captured our attention. […]

Year in Review: Science & Technology

Year in Review: Science & Technology

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what took place as the world took another spin. Last week, we brought you an overview of events that took place around the world. This week, we take a look at the world of science and technology. Disease and […]

Year in Review: International News

Year in Review: International News

Posted by on Dec 29, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what events that took place in 2015 that most captured our attention. This week we focus on those things that took place around the world. Syria Perhaps the biggest world news story of the year is the consequence of the […]

Year in Review: National News

Year in Review: National News

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what events that took place in 2015 that most captured our attention. This week we focus on those things that took place close to home. Anniversaries/Commemorations 2015 marked the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the charter that brought to […]

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in Year in Review | No Comments

It seems like there are always significant advances in how we view, approach, expand on, and apply what we know and understand about both natural and applied sciences. Here’s what we learned this year: Space Exploration–As we mentioned in the Year in Review: World News post, 2014 was a big year for exploring beyond our earthly boundaries. India […]

Year in Review: People and Culture

Year in Review: People and Culture

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Year in Review | No Comments

The btw Year in Review continues. This time, let’s examine some of the People and Culture events that made the news in 2014. Anniversaries This past year marked major milestone anniversaries on a number of important cultural events. Here are some of the most significant: Seventy It has been 70 years since D-Day, the military invasion […]