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Miriam Rivera

3 Ways We Can Increase Diversity In Corporate America

Miriam Rivera | July 28, 2016 | Latino Voices
Diversity in corporate leadership, especially among fast-growth companies, is no longer a nice-to-have, a buzz-word, or a marketing ploy. It’s an economic necessity. Research has shown that with greater diversity comes greater financial returns for our companies. That comes as no surprise since diverse teams – from leadership...
Lisa Snedeker

Don't Miss These Acts at FloydFest 16

Lisa Snedeker | July 27, 2016 | Entertainment
FloydFest 16 kicks off today with headliners Greg Allman, Warren Haynes, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Railroad Earth, Anders Osborne and Pimps of Joytime along with newcomers Shakey Graves, The Wood Brothers, Elephant Revival and the Monophonics. Other artists include Nahko and Medicine for the People, Rich Robinson, the Otis...
Sally Brown

Methane basics

Sally Brown | July 27, 2016 | Science
What do you, cows, digesters and landfills all have in common? You all/ we all make methane gas. The methane in landfill is the same as 'clean fuel' natural gas. It is the same as the gas in anaerobic digesters. It is the same stuff that cows and people produce...
David Seaman

Bitcoin Could Actually Skyrocket Here

David Seaman | July 27, 2016 | Business
Read More: Bitcoin, Business News
I don't like what I'm seeing in Bitcoin recently. Or, more specifically, what I'm seeing is very good news for Bitcoin holders potentially - which is bad news for a more diversified user like me, as I reduced my bitcoin balance at around $661.20. But now, at $654, I'm uniquely...
Lisa Snedeker

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hears A Different Kind of Argument

Lisa Snedeker | July 27, 2016 | Entertainment
Wouldn't you agree that the losing litigant in a trial rife with falsities and error -- from an imposter judge to undeniable anti-Semitism -- deserves an appeal? U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg does. That's why today, July 27, at the intersection...
Leigh M. Clark

I'm Not Alright, But It's Going To Be Okay....

Leigh M. Clark | July 27, 2016 | Women
It dawned on me that I've never met the child who I will be the parent to one day. Perhaps it won't be born of my body, but it will be born of my soul. I hope to one day float with them on a Saturday morning, hopefully not watching their heartbreak.
Aaron Jay Ledesma

Make An Educated Vote This Election

Aaron Jay Ledesma | July 27, 2016 | Politics
Emotions are high and a lot is at stake, but here are some things I hope my peers understand on the road to November.
Elizabeth Ames

Against the Odds: Growing the Number of Women in Technology

Elizabeth Ames | July 27, 2016 | Technology
Small wins can add up to big gains for diversity in the workplace Big technology companies like Facebook and Google are no strangers to the media, but lately they've made headlines not for new product announcements or earnings reports, but for their disclosures of much-anticipated diversity data that shed...
Sherman Yellen

History's Lesson: Andrew Jackson and Trump -- Tyranny's Twins

Sherman Yellen | July 27, 2016 | Politics
Trump can mean the very end of the future of this country as we know it -- the end of the rule of law. No, I am not "for her". I am for my family, my friends and my country -- and that means I will be voting for Hillary with a prayer as well as a ballot.
Anna Donnella

1504: America's Boulevard

Anna Donnella | July 27, 2016 | Arts
1504, a multimedia studio led by Tyler Jones, Nick Michael, and Mark Slagle, recently took some time to create a short documentary that explores race, urban development, and one of the largest murals in the country.
Elisabeth Dale

Not Wearing Bras: Empowering Or Embarrassing?

Elisabeth Dale | July 27, 2016 | Style
I'm intrigued by the reported trend that women are no longer wearing bras. Ditching your bra is supposed to make you feel more independent, liberated, and empowered.
Joe Anthony

Finding Mr./Ms. Right In The LGBT Community

Joe Anthony | July 27, 2016 | Queer Voices
My partner and I know that we're flawed. In fact, we welcome and openly discuss the fact all the time. This, we believe, makes us more open to improvement, allows us to grow together -- and of course leaves plenty of room to extract entertainment value from our shortcomings.
Megan Goers

Someday I Won't Pick You Up Again

Megan Goers | July 27, 2016 | Parents
He's at a stage where he gives grins out for everything and everyone. He doesn't know hate. I love that innocence and that his smile can light up a room. I want to hold onto that innocence and love for as long as possible.
Center for Community Change Action

Profiles of Dissent

Center for Community Change Action | July 27, 2016 | Politics
By Thomas Kennedy While Democrats were for the most part united during the Democratic National Convention, there was no doubt that there were ripples of dissent. Standing on the upper levels of the Wells Fargo Center during the first night, impassioned Bernie Sanders supporters consistently booed every time Hillary Clinton...
Chef Rossi

Food Is Love

Chef Rossi | July 27, 2016 | Parents
"Eat this, and know your mother loves you," she cooed. By my second meatball, I had all but forgotten the boo boos. The message was clear: Food is love.
Katharine Angelina Love

The Lesbian Chronicles 33: Dog Daze Of Summer

Katharine Angelina Love | July 27, 2016 | Queer Voices
This afternoon, as Lorraine and I were going to the dining room for lunch, I decided to leave our glass door open, closing only the screen door so that my puppy Lucille would be able to feel the breeze from the beach. When we returned from lunch I saw that the screen door was opened.
Gina Rivera

Go Easy When Fighting Frizzy Hair

Gina Rivera | July 27, 2016 | Style
Go low on the temp. Heat is a big contributor to frizz. Especially if it's already dry and hot out, turn down the temp on your tools.
Adrian Wu


Adrian Wu | July 27, 2016 | Queer Voices
Who am I? I'm still figuring that out, but I can tell you what I'm not. I'm not young anymore.
Jeremy Kuzmarov

Moratorium Days, 2016: November 7 & 8

Jeremy Kuzmarov | July 27, 2016 | Politics
By Jerry Lembcke and Jeremy Kuzmarov With the collapse of the Sanders' campaign and WikiLeaks revelations that DNC operatives worked behind the scenes to undermine it, the only efficacious vote for progressives in this election is NOTA, None Of The Above, a vote against the electoral system as it...
Noel Irwin Hentschel

"What Difference Does It Make!" Response by "Successful BusinessWomen for Trump" to Hillary Nomination

Noel Irwin Hentschel | July 27, 2016 | Politics
Philadelphia. "The City of Brotherly Love" is under siege by protestors fed up with broken dreams and broken promises by career-politicians who shamelessly use voters for their personal ambition and agenda. Even Grandpa Bernie who so many millennials trusted gave up the fight for them. All hollow talk. Succumbed to...