The PostScript

Children’s author Kate Salley Palmer

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 28, 2015

“These books are almost handmade.  They’re like my babies,” said Kate Salley Palmer. Kate Salley Palmer is a children’s book author, illustrator and publisher from Orangeburg, S.C. She is also a political cartoonist...

Children’s author Dianne Johnson

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 28, 2015

“Good literature stays with you.  You hear the echoes of certain lines.  Good literature creates a certain feeling that you recall later,” said Dianne Johnson. Her golden honey skin is as smooth as her poetry, and her...

“Retarded” isn’t just a word

Caylee Antilley, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

Multiple emotions, thoughts and memories come to mind when hearing the word “retard” or “retarded.” Retarded is dictionary-defined as someone who is “less advanced in mental, physical, or social development than is usual...

Knowing Your Value: a Book Review

Hannah Debruhl, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

Mika Brzezinski is a working woman who, after many years of being overworked and underpaid, learned her value.  In her book, Brzezinski discusses how for years she wanted to be earning more money in her television career as co-host...

Director of S.C. Progressive Network offers views on healthcare

Shahirah King-Dunson

November 11, 2014

"We won’t ever advance as a nation if we continue to throw the basic principles of humanity to the wayside,” said Brett Bursey, the executive director of the S.C. Progressive Network. On Sept., 29, Columbia College, a private,...

Healthcare serves as a “vote-decider” for some S.C. voters

Shahirah King-Dunson

November 11, 2014

“Refusing to expand Medicaid is a form of manslaughter,” said Robert Geter, 58, of Columbia, S.C. The issue of health care appears to be a deciding factor when it comes to some voters participating in the 2014 S.C. gubernatorial...

Putting the police into politics

LaShawn Youmans

October 31, 2014

The American Party of South Carolina, a newly founded third-party, is pushing for multiple progressive reforms to hold elected state officials to a higher ethical standard. Jim Rex, co-founder and chairman, addressed the party’s...

A vote against violence

Ashly Higgins

October 31, 2014

“I’ve never voted a day in my life and I never will,” said Lashona Burks, a 36-year-old nurse from York, S.C. Burks, a mother of two, believes that the political system is broken and said it’s a waste of time to vote....

Hola “DREAMers”

Hola “DREAMers”

October 29, 2014

Debruhl reviews

Hanna Debruhl

September 29, 2014

Book Review: “The Hard Truth About Soft Skills” Peggy Klaus. Harper Collins Publishers, 2007 pp.173. A review by Hanna Debruhl, Career Coach, Institute for Leadership and Professional Development What’s so great about soft skills? Why do we keep reading that millennials ...

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