201907.03
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Punxsutawney Phil Is Predicting a Hot Fourth of July

Everyone’s favorite little furry pre-spring friend, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted an early spring this Groundhog Day, and it seems we were graced with springtime temperatures far past their expiration date.  For those of you (and I am sure there are not many) that have been diligently anticipating that summertime heat, fear not because it would appear…

201904.22
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Cannabis Be the Future?

Well, folks, it is finally here.  With the contemporary “reefer madness” showing no signs of slowing, the minds at Hound Labs, an Oakland based, scientific instrument research start-up, have recently released a marijuana breathalyzer machine!  Say what?!!  Yes, in all seriousness, this company states that it has developed a machine to detect marijuana use “within…

201901.22
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Look for the Stars

As we move through day 30 of the government shut down and a country divided, things seem pretty dark.  It can be easy to get lost in all the darkness that can surround our world, our country, and our personal lives every day.  Tune in to whatever medium you receive your daily news, and you…

201812.10
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Unlikely Allies for Criminal Defendants

A tale of two judges perceived to be polar opposites.  Sonya Sotomayor—the liberal Democratic nominee of the Obama administration and Neil Gorsuch—the conservative republican nominee of the Trump administration do not seem like likely allies.  When most of us envision Supreme Court justices hotly debating issues, we imagine a split largely down party lines.  After…

201810.31
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Trick-or-Treat!

It’s that magical time of year again, a bit of mischief before the season of thanks and gift-giving officially begins.  Halloween is a favorite of adults and children alike and provides an entire season of tantalizing fun should one choose to indulge.  Halloween as we know it comes from the ancient Celtic tradition festival of…

201810.26
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A Higher Education for #MeToo?

If you have not been living under a rock and are on at least one social media platform, you should remember October 15, 2017—a little over a year ago, where two small words flooded your newsfeed.  #MeToo.  Many responded with their own stories of sexual harassment and assault, and there seemed to be an outpouring…