• Almost every state is seeing proposals to restrict voting – report

    By RAYONNA BURTON-JERNIGAN and CLARA LONGO DE FREITAS Capital News Service Washington Bureau State legislators in 47 states have introduced 361 bills so far this year to restrict voting, according to a Brennan Center for Justice Report released Thursday.  “In the states, legislatures are rushing to enact restrictive voting laws, the most significant since the Jim … Continue reading “Almost every state is seeing proposals to restrict voting – report”

  • Md. mental health facilities will have to report sexual abuse

    By MADISON HUNT  Capital News Service Annapolis Bureau A Maryland bill would require all mental health facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and harrasment to state agencies within 24 hours. According to Disability Justice, an online resource for legal professionals dedicated to protecting people with developmental disabilities, only 3% of sexual abuse cases involving … Continue reading “Md. mental health facilities will have to report sexual abuse”

  • Dr. Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and Match.com advisor, to speak at UB

    Can the Covid-19 pandemic actually be conducive to finding that special someone? A leading expert on love says yes.  On Monday, April 12 at 5:30 PM, Dr. Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist and Match.com Chief Scientific Advisor, will be presenting her research on coronavirus-era dating, falling in love, and attraction during a virtual event at … Continue reading “Dr. Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and Match.com advisor, to speak at UB”

  • Honeycomb Hideout: Lost In a Daze

    Dear Honeycomb Hideout, I recently was in an accident. Thankfully, I wasn’t seriously injured, but it made me think about my life and how it could’ve ended that quickly if I wasn’t so fortunate. Ever since the accident, I’ve been a little bit disconnected from everything. Any advice on how to get out of this … Continue reading “Honeycomb Hideout: Lost In a Daze”

  • Lawmakers renew effort to study slavery reparations

    By HANNAH FIELDS Capital News Service Washington Bureau Members of Congress are renewing efforts to reckon with the nation’s racial past, reintroducing legislation that could create a commission to study and possibly offer reparations to descendants of slaves. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., sponsored resolutions in both chambers of Congress in February … Continue reading “Lawmakers renew effort to study slavery reparations”