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Happy Holidays

Pictured Above: The Wingspan Staff decorates our publication room for the holiday season. Photos: Navraj Karla From our family to yours, Happy Holidays. The Wingspan will be on a online publication hiatus as we spend the holidays with our families and friends. Daily online publication will resume on January 2, 2013. See you next year! Continue reading

Opinion

Sugar Rush

Words: Amy Myers Coke or Pepsi? Soon this question will not be relevant on county-owned property due to the soda ban signed by Howard County executive, Ken Ulman. This means that at locations like Centennial Park or the Miller Branch Library, a water vender will replace the soda machine’s spot next to the sodium-and-fat-filled snack … Continue reading

Opinion

Too Soon to Talk – Responding to The Sandy Hook Tragedy

Words: Amy Myers Online newspapers, print newspapers, Facebook, Twitter, every national media source shares the same headline of the most recent devastating shooting. Sandy Hook Elementary has broken the hearts of Americans shore to shore. And with sick stomachs and clenched fists, we cannot seem to escape the violence anywhere. Already, national news stations question … Continue reading

Political Updates

Is The President’s Speech on the Connecticut Shooting the Beginning of Real Change?

Words: Charles Regnante President Barack Obama emotionally addressed the people of Newtown, Connecticut at an interfaith vigil on Sunday. After assuaging victims’ families in classrooms at Newtown High School, the president said he would do everything in his power to “engage” a dialogue with Americans, including increasing law enforcement and mental health professionals, because “we … Continue reading