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Female Professional Welder Heading to 2015 World Skills Competition for Manufacturing Team Challenge

Natalie Kalin | Posted 08.07.2016 | College
Natalie Kalin

At twenty-one years old, Erica Heckman is already breaking stereotypes by being among the five percent of American professional welders that are female.

How Welding Fixed More Than Metal

Tajci Cameron | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Tajci Cameron

Most of us look to teachers and experts when we have missing pieces in our lives, failing to recognize when they are filled in from everyday people -- regardless of what they do or what authority they have. And yet the lessons and the puzzle pieces are everywhere.

Feeling the "Pressure" as Divers Stranded Deep Underwater

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Helen I. Hwang

Pressure is gripping and suspenseful, adeptly building tension as the back stories of the main characters unfold in surprising ways. When people are put in untenable positions, survival can bring out the best and worst of all of us.

Street Art, Bomb Scares, and Times of Anxiety

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.23.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Last Friday morning all was going normally on the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn as the cool, crisp breeze of a sunny May day made New York as it ...

Female Welder In Peru Fired Up About Women's Rights

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Maria Landa knows her way around a blowtorch. The Peruvian is one of her country's few female welders and just the person to call when you need to ins...

Uninsured Women Negotiates With Hospital, Pays Less Than She Would Have For COBRA

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. Tammy Compton of the Wayne...