Stephanie Northwood
Stephanie Northwood
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June 7, 2013

Millennials Haven't Just Rejected the GOP — We've Embraced Big Government

Millennials have decided against the GOP, believing that big government is a better way to a prosperous future.

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June 4, 2013

Brittany Minder: Washington Teen Unwelcome At Prom For Having Large Breasts

When Brittany Minder arrived at prom, she was told she had to cover herself with a shawl in order to stay at the dance. She says the “magic was taken out of the night” and went home.
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May 23, 2013

Gun Control 2013: 70 People Flee Their Chicago Neighborhood For Every Gun Murder

Gun violence costs the nation $2.5 billion each year. This cost could be curbed even the slightest bit by stricter gun control, and that could make a huge difference.
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May 21, 2013

Oklahoma Tornado: Glenn Beck and Twitter to the Rescue

With the help of social media, Glenn Beck was able to mobilize trucks full of relief supplies to deliver to Oklahoma hours after a destructive tornado tore through the area.
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May 2, 2013

Carolyn Moos: Jason Collins' Former Fiancee "Shocked" He's Gay

The press caught up with Carolyn Moos, Jason Collins' girlfriend of eight years, to ask for her thoughts on him being the first active NBA star to come out as gay.
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April 28, 2013

Heather Abbott: Boston Bombing Victim Chooses Amputation

Heather Abbott, victim in the Boston Marathon Bombing opted to have an amputation in exchange for a prosthetic leg which she believes will allow her to lead a more "normal" life.

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April 23, 2013

Paul Kevin Curtis, Ricin Letter Suspect, Sings to High Schoolers

The man assumed to have sent tainted mail to President Obama and Senator Wicker was caught on camera in 2009 doing a bizarre rendition of Prince's "Little Red Corvette" for high schoolers.
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April 15, 2013

Rick Warren Son Matthew Committed Suicide With Unregistered Gun

Matthew Warren killed himself earlier this month after obtaining an unregistered gun purchased online. This event makes room for questions about harsher gun legislation.
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April 12, 2013

Gerald Conti: Teacher Resigns Because His Profession "No Longer Exists"

After nearly 30 years of teaching, veteran educator Gerald Conti sent in his resignation letter, claiming the profession "no longer exists."
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March 25, 2013

'House Of Cards' Season 1: Top 5 Shocking Moments

As much as Netflix's first original series accurately portrays politics as usual, it also has its moments that leave the audience perplexed.
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March 20, 2013

Israeli Soldier's Facebook Post: "There's Nothing Better Than a Dead Arab"

An Israeli soldier's anti-Arab Facebook posts went public on Tuesday, raising questions about systemic ideals within the IDF.

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March 18, 2013

Rick Perry CPAC Speech Shows Just How Out Of Touch the GOP is Getting

Texas Governor Rick Perry's CPAC speech shows just how out of touch the conservative base of the Republican Party actually is, and raises questions about the future of the party.
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March 7, 2013

Marsha Blackburn Votes Against VAWA, But Why?

Martha Blackburn defended her vote against the VAWA on Monday citing that she didn't like how it proposed to cover "different groups" including women in the LGBTQ and Native American communities.
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March 2, 2013

Bob Woodward Emails: Why Did Woodward Make Up White House Threats?

Bob Woodward has America confused. At the beginning of the week, he claimed to have been threatened by the White House, but it turned out to have been a friendly disagreement. What gives?
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Feb. 27, 2013

Why Rand Paul (Of All People) Voted to Confirm Chuck Hagel As Secretary Of Defense

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul changed his tune Tuesday when he voted to confirm Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. Paul claims it was a move for civility, but it's really a set up for 2016.
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Feb. 23, 2013

Respect For Marriage Ad Will Air Without Laura Bush

The pro-gay-marriage Respect for Marriage Coalition aired a major ad this week, but former First Lady Laura Bush asked to be removed from it. What does this mean for gay rights?

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Feb. 19, 2013

YouTube Viral Videos: How YouTube Changed the Media For the Worse

We all love YouTube's viral videos, but when global politics and crime start being broadcast over the internet we should think twice about what we watch and post.
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Feb. 15, 2013

Illinois Same-Sex Marriage Bill: Passes Senate, Will Go to House Next

The Illinois Senate voted on Valentine's Day to pass historic legislation allowing gay marriage. The bill will now go to the Democrat-controlled House for a vote.
Feb. 13, 2013

The One Female Issue Obama Neglected During His SOTU

Obama's State of the Union left out the debate over women's reproductive health care, important to the women that helped him get reelected last November.
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Feb. 9, 2013

Winter Storm Nemo: 15 Funny Tweets About the Storm That Just Blew Your Weekend

As more people are home from work and school due to storm Nemo, they've turned to Twitter to comment on the hilarity of the storm's innocent name.