Category: News

Female Firsts In Emergency Response Agencies

Howard County is starting 2019 with a new era of leadership in emergency response agencies. Last month, Howard County Executive, Calvin Ball, named Christine Uhlhorn the first female fire chief in Howard County. Now, in Jan. 2019, Ball named veteran Lisa Myers the first African American police chief […]

Indian Women Fight for Religious Rights

On Jan. 1, an estimated five million women celebrated the New Year by lining up in the streets of Kerala, which is located in southwestern India. Extending 385 miles, these women held their arms out in defiance, protesting for gender equality, sensitivity and religious freedom. The Sabarimala Temple, […]

New Minority Representation In Congress

On Thursday, Jan. 3, congressional candidates who were elected from the Nov. 6, 2018 midterm elections, were sworn in to the 116th Congress. Many of the new candidates included minorities that have not yet been represented in Congress. Nancy Pelosi is the first and only female Speaker of […]

Apple Plunging From Zenith

Apple shares plummeted 10% on Thursday, January 3, 2019 after Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, announced that Apple’s quarterly estimates went down- a first in more than 15 years. According to Cult Of Mac, a daily news website that follows everything on Apple, shares declined to as low as […]