Tag Archives: Features

World Traveler Hirv Journeys Back To Virginia

Globetrotter Kelly Hirv is not your average local high school Spanish teacher. She has been to more countries than most can imagine. “I’ve been to Greece, Italy, France, Scotland, [and] Canada,” Hirv said. But those are not the only countries she…

 

FitBit Fad Reaches Heights

Living a healthy lifestyle can be hard with having a busy work or school schedule and/or not having motivation to get moving.  The well known company, FitBit, has designed a variety of products to help inspire people in their health…

 

Students Explore Capital

Electric Cooperatives play a major role in the development of the community by providing reliable energy to millions of Americans. To further that mission, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association has teamed up with generationOn for one of the most…

 

Volunteers Increase Awareness

Abbey Gill gazes at the poor, sickly dog that is looking back with pitiful, sad eyes.  She can only hope the dog will be adopted. Otherwise, he would have to be put down. In the year she has been volunteering…

 

Journalism Is Still Alive

With the use of social media and technology increasing, some might think that print journalism is dead. However Amir Vera, Progress Index reporter, explained to journalism students why print journalism is still alive. On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Vera came…