CONGRATULATIONS to our Drum Corps "The Tsunami." FIRST PLACE in the Marching Band Category!! You were amazing!! We are so proud of all of you!! And a huge Thank you to everyone who helped us get...
What Happens When You Don't Shoot: Meet Stephen Mader
Early in the morning of May 6, 2016, Weirton Police Officer Stephen Mader responded to a domestic dispute call. When he arrived on the scene, he encountered R.J. Williams, a young African American man. When Officer Mader asked Mr. Williams to show his hands, Mr. Williams revealed that he was holding a gun. As Mr....
RHS 2018 International Convention New Orleans
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL RHS 2018 International Convention August 2 - 5, 2018 In August 2018, The Red Hat Society will make New Orleans the backdrop for our International Convention. This convention will be a celebration of epic proportions! Be a part of a historic birthday celebration, take part in sharing special messages in video diaries to future Hatters and share in the magic of the hat with Sisters from around the globe. We’ll let the good times roll in historic New Orleans, a city that like us is celebrating a historic anniversary—their 300th anniversary! Double the celebration will mean double the fun!
Fishing, hunting CEOs offer Antiquities advice to POTUS
April 14, 2017President Donald J.
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POTUS gave WIRED his essential books list. This is how long it would take to read them.
ELAB FELLOW SPOTLIGHT: Gabor Tankovics (Design & Tech ’15)
Meet Gabor Tankovics: 2016 ELab Fellow & Founder of Dartboard. Gabor was accepted into ELab to develop his initial concept of Dartboard into a operational business, with the goal of reimaginin…
This Is What You Should Think Right Before You Hit
A sports psychologist weighs in on how to get your mind in the right space to hit a good shot.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
FAA's new drone rules could curtail cell tower deaths
The FAA's new drone rules will allow robots to replace humans in dangerous jobs.
How to be Trauma-Informed
Okay, we’ve got it: Not “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?” That explosive outburst? The child who cannot concentrate at school? The domestic violence survivor who is in a constant state of hyper-vigilance? Yes, most of us in family services are now able to recognize trauma-symptoms and respond with empathy… most of the time But what does it mean to be truly trauma-informed? For a start, it means that we have patience with others and ourselves as we seek to acquire the skills and attitudes of a trauma-informed practice. Calling out other people for being judgmental? Yes, this and many other ironies litter the path of learning this new language because we just so enjoy being right! It is easy to become smug or ‘preachy’ when we have all these…