10 *Awesome* US President Facts You Wish You Already Knew

In the wake of 4th of July, we’re all still basking in that patriotic, America-fuck-yeah…

Deep Fried Southern Racism?

If you’re a person with an Internet connection – and chances are good that you…

Congress Fails to Compromise, Student Loan Rates Skyrocket

By Mariah Young Hot off the press, read all about it: Congress couldn’t make compromise.…

SB5 Live: A journalist’s perspective

BY KATEY PSENCIK Tuesday was one of the most exhilarating days of my life. As associate…

Gift of the DOMA

The New Yorker is going to run a piece about DOMA’s dismantling.  You may have…

Love in the Time of DOMA

DOMA has been slain by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  DOMA, or…

PTSD: When Every Day is Memorial Day

For many Memorial Day means sales, cookouts and swimming but for a growing segment of…

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Memorial Day: No Gawker It’s Not OK to Exclude Veterans

This week, Gawker released an article entitled,  On Memorial Day, Don’t Let Living Veterans Steal…

This Week In News 5/24

This week saw tragedy and heartbreak, and at Literally, Darling, our hearts go out to…

Some Thoughts About Steubenville

— Typically, I write about music; today, I write about silence. I write about a…

Charles Ramsey: I’d like to run into your arms

So I’m sure you’ve all heard of him- Charles Ramsey, the man who is credited…

This Week In News 5/10

This week’s news was dominated by the Cleveland kidnapping. Go to any news source across…

Starting a Revolution with Thomas Jefferson: UVA’s Rally for Honor

It’s June 10th. I’m sitting down to breakfast with my husband and, coincidentally, fellow LD…

This Week in News 5/3

This week has a broad variety of stories from colonial cannibalism, space hurricanes, to snarky…

This Week in News 4/26

[prezi id=”<http://prezi.com/zpeml8rfp2hh/this-week-in-news-426/>”] While this week in news was (thankfully) not as harrowing as last week,…

This Week in the News 4/19

While journalists everywhere are trying to remember their names or what their beds look like,…