Gabbie and Her Fight to Cure Alzheimer’s

Gabbie Young remembered to feed her cat today. She can tell a person exactly what part of their outfit each of her three sisters would like the most, mainly according to color. She can describe in detail the incredibly tall building that she saw one time when she visited family in Kansas. Gabbie Young can…

The Modernization of Vintage Fashion

Nostalgia is the overwhelming sense that one feels when visiting Grey Dog Vintage Boutique, whether it is a customer’s first trip or someone is returning for the third consecutive week. One can get no further than two steps through the front door without being greeted by Mara, the large grey dog that spends her days lounging…

Where’s the Beefalo?

The ultimate source of beef has been shown to be 35.15 percent up to 37.5 percent bison. This combination of cattle breeds has been dubbed the “beefalo.” Larry Hacker of Northwest Arkansas sells more beefalo breeding stock than anyone in the nation, while surprisingly Hacker and his wife, Nelda, originated from humble roots. “I grew…

Fake News Is Everyone’s Problem

Anthony Garand leans forward, concentrating on the four headlines illuminated on the screen in front of him. “Drugs in Colorado: Deadly New Strain of Marijuana Turning Users Gay,” reads one. Another proclaims, “Obama Signs Executive Order Banning National Anthem at All Sporting Events.” These headlines, featured in a quiz on The Guardian, are two of…

News Feature Lede Exercise:

2. “My wife is handicapped and she’s supposed to have an operation. Our medical coverage is running out. Tell me what I’m supposed to do.” Bill Klisch, a 51 year old ex-Chrysler worker, vocalizes the inner turmoil that has been running through his head since he found out he was being laid off from his job….

Much More Than ‘Hey, Macarena’

The first thing Macarena Arce explains is her name. Though some may assume that Macarena, pronounced like the popular song by Los del Río, was so named because of the meaning behind the lyrics, she quickly states that this is not the case. The song, which describes a woman cheating on her boyfriend with two…