Report: Bel Air Man Arrested after Scaling Fence Outside White House

A Bel Air man was arrested after scaling a fence outside the White House and entering the North Lawn, according to media reports. Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air was quickly apprehended by Secret Service agents, according to the Associated Press and NBC News. Adesanya climbed a section of the north fence and was arrested […]

The Big Q: Should Fast Food Restaurants Pay Workers $15 Per Hour?

Thousands of fast food workers across the nation reportedly staged protests and drew dozens of arrests Thursday demanding a minimum wage of $15 per hour. The rationale for higher pay is outlined as follows in an online petition to McDonald’s Wendy’s and Burger King restaurants, with nearly 10,000 signatures garnered thus far: “I urge you […]

The Big Q: Is the Ice Bucket Challenge More about Self-Promotion than Charity?

The Ice Bucket Challenge is a fundraising gimmick gone viral on social media, with participants posting video of themselves getting doused by ice water in a roundabout fight against ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Participants may donate to the cause, but once drenched, they also become challengers, tapping friends who must donate $100, […]

The Big Q: Why Would a Teacher Choose Harford County Public Schools?

Seriously. With the start of school around the corner, some area school systems are reportedly scrambling to fill vacancies, including Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, and Harford County public schools. HCPS was looking to fill 38 positions as of Thursday, according to Jillian Lader, the school system’s manager of communications. Pressed for specifics […]

The Big Q: Is it Time to Forgive Ravens’ Running Back Ray Rice?

He said that his actions were “inexcusable”. He apologized publicly to his wife and all other victims of domestic violence, and talked about the pain of having to explain himself one day to his now 2-year-old daughter. He acknowledged letting down his teammates and fans. Is it time to forgive Ravens’ running back Ray Rice? […]