Like Pavlov’s dog, as children, we are taught how to behave through reinforcement of good behavior. Do something good; get a cookie or gold star. Earn high marks in school; receive an award.
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I’ve lived in apartments for most of my adult life, so it’s rare that I ever know my neighbors.
I’ve never taken a strong stance regarding small versus large government, instead taking a case-by-case stance.
The Freedom of Information Act isn’t simply words written on paper to appease the public and fool them into believing that transparency exists.
Nothing is black and white; don’t judge a book by its cover; These sayings, while cliché, are repeated time and again because, unfortunately, they still need to be heard and their relevance hasn’t
I spent last week in Kazakhstan because an exchange student, Zhanna, who my family hosted when we were both in school, got married.
After months of preparation, the results of the Feast with Friends fundraiser went above and beyond anything I’d expected.
Sometimes life has a way of giving you what you need when you need it, and in the least expected ways.
In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the 13th annual MLK event was held at Greer City Hall, and I had the privilege of covering it.