Maine House Voted Down Physician-Assisted Suicide

Maine House Voted Down Physician-Assisted Suicide

The Maine Senate voted 16-15 to legalize physician-assisted suicide, on May 18, 2017. The bill, LD 347 – An Act to Support Death with Dignity, would allow those who are terminally ill and have the mental capacity to endure the two-week process, to end their lives with the assistance of a qualified physician. A similar […]

Saving the English Language Is Not as Scary as It Sounds

Saving the English Language Is Not as Scary as It Sounds

With great technology comes great advances, but there is always a cost that comes with progress. The rise of texting and communication via social media has generated a new language, invented by the young and highlighted by abbreviations and intentional misspellings to create expediency while disregarding grammar and punctuation for ease of typing. Although language is constantly evolving and […]

Journalism at the Edge of the Blogosphere: Part 2

Journalism at the Edge of the Blogosphere: Part 2

  A debate over what makes a “true” journalist was sparked recently by the secret interview of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera conducted by actor Sean Penn and published in Rolling Stone in January of 2016. Those who believe Penn correct in describing himself as a journalist cite prior interviews he conducted with other world figures. Others […]

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