Highest Stakes Game of Life Ever Played

Highest Stakes Game of Life Ever Played

Many people are breathing a sigh of relief today. They are allowed to keep healthcare coverage a little longer as the highest stakes game of life took another turn. Not only do millions of Americans deal daily with the stress of having to decide between healthcare or other essentials like groceries and utilities, they alsoRead more about Highest Stakes Game of Life Ever Played[…]

Trump Ends Program Arming Syrian Rebels

Trump Ends Program Arming Syrian Rebels

After four years of arming rebels in Syria, President Trump has terminated the CIA’s secret arms program. Established during the Obama administration in 2013, the program launched after the former president faced constant pressure to stand up against the Assad regime. Early proponents of arming Syrian rebels included figures such as former Secretary of StateRead more about Trump Ends Program Arming Syrian Rebels[…]

Miami University Joins Diversity, Inclusion Group

Miami University Joins Diversity, Inclusion Group

Miami University is the latest institution to join the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, a coalition where CEOs and presidents of corporations, businesses and nonprofits share strategies to increase inclusion and diversity in the workplace. The organization, which was created by 175 CEOs and launched a month ago, claims it already has attracted moreRead more about Miami University Joins Diversity, Inclusion Group[…]

Music Therapy Proving to be Sound Choice for Howard Student

Music Therapy Proving to be Sound Choice for Howard Student

Maya Rogers, a Howard University graduate student, has been named one of four student recipients of the $25,000 Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Formation Scholars Award. Winners of the merit-based award, issued by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s “BeyGOOD” initiative, were listed on beyonce.com last month. Rogers’ selection is significant because she will be the first student in Howard’s history toRead more about Music Therapy Proving to be Sound Choice for Howard Student[…]

Grant Program for Students’ Childcare Imperiled

Grant Program for Students’ Childcare Imperiled

Much has been made of the rising cost of college tuition, less about the rising cost of childcare, although it is not less onerous. In many states, the cost of childcare exceeds the cost of tuition at a four-year college, according to a 2016 report from The Care Index. As a result, the cost ofRead more about Grant Program for Students’ Childcare Imperiled[…]

University of Memphis Lands its Largest Research Contract

University of Memphis Lands its Largest Research Contract

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The University of Memphis has landed the largest research contract in the school’s history. The Commercial Appeal reported that the university won a $13.8 million research contract from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to lead a team of six universities studying wearable sensors. The work began at the endRead more about University of Memphis Lands its Largest Research Contract[…]

11 Professors Accept University of Montana’s Buyout Offers

11 Professors Accept University of Montana’s Buyout Offers

MISSOULA, Mont. — Eleven University of Montana professors have accepted buyout offers during its first round. The Missoulian reports the university offered a total of 48 buyout offers to faculty members in May. Officials previously said 14 tenured professors over the age of 65 expressed interest in the offers during the first round. Kevin McRaeRead more about 11 Professors Accept University of Montana’s Buyout Offers[…]

Baylor University Ordered to Provide Sex Assault Reports Dating to 2003

Baylor University Ordered to Provide Sex Assault Reports Dating to 2003

WACO, Texas — A judge has ordered Baylor University to turn over to plaintiffs’ attorneys records of all cases of sexual assault and harassment since 2003 in a lawsuit against the nation’s largest Baptist school. A group of women is suing Baylor, claiming the school in Texas mishandled or ignored claims of sexual assault forRead more about Baylor University Ordered to Provide Sex Assault Reports Dating to 2003[…]

Trump’s Transgender Ban: The Virus of Inequity

Trump’s Transgender Ban: The Virus of Inequity

Everyone with a shred of awareness who woke up this morning to news of the President vomiting nonsense on Twitter, yet again, was neither surprised nor disappointed. This is Trump at his most predictable, and it is exactly what we should expect. Seemingly out of left field, he announced a ban on transgender military personnel.Read more about Trump’s Transgender Ban: The Virus of Inequity[…]

Problematic Liaisons 2: Faux Allies

Problematic Liaisons 2: Faux Allies

Our alliances become an issue because of misguided allies and faux allies. No one here at Progressive Army denies the need for allies but everyone who calls them self an ally isn’t truly an ally or they are not a helpful ally. Misguided allies typically fall into my Toddler Cooking Analogy, they are trying to beRead more about Problematic Liaisons 2: Faux Allies[…]