On Aug. 10, the General Assembly completed work in a special session to appropriate federal pandemic funds and elect judges.
…and denounce the anti-CRT division
We are parents of students and graduates of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJ), and are greatly concerned about recent events and growing misinformation surrounding the changes to the admissions process and anti-racism discussions at the prestigious school we love and respect.
How badly do we want to reduce gun violence in America, whether from suicides, mass shootings, domestic violence or some combination of the above?
Our local economy is in a precarious position, and it’s not just because of pandemic
Over the last year, our economy struggled to hang on amidst unpredictable changes in pandemic regulations, with over 45 percent of small businesses in the region closing permanently or temporarily, and roughly 49,000 Fairfax County residents remain unemployed.
Across the nation, state lawmakers are actively working to prevent students from having an open and equitable history education - one that both acknowledges the role of racism in the United States and portrays the lived realities and viewpoints of people in marginalized communities accurately.
As a lifelong Republican who voted for Trump twice, I’m truly dismayed by our party’s reliance on false narrative and grievance-driven politics.
As the month of May was swept away with the last of the network-season's original programming, those of us still in lockdown and quarantining had our own reality to embrace: there was nothing new on network television.
(Again, not a cancer column. Given the title, it would be a pretty gruesome reference to my life in the cancer world if it were.)
(Not a cancer column.)
I take issue with the page 3 sub-headline "Primary voters select candidates with gender and racial diversity but lacking in regional balance." (Connection, June 16-22, 2021).
And the "Scancer" Is... ...stable, with a side of shrinkage, however modest.
After each individual appointment with my oncologist, either virtual or in person, all my prescription needs and my next round of appointments are scheduled while I wait.
(All these times are approximate – or they're not.
At age 20, I took on a job as a grocery-bagger.
...and I suppose life is back on, especially for those of us who have been vaccinated.