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Independence to me

Independence to me

Independence – The fact or state of being independent. America is a country that has freedom to express how individuals feel. Other countries are banned from expressing on how they feel. Many countries are banned because of what they believe in or the individuals that control that country won’t allow the individuals to live...

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What independence means to me

What independence means to me

This 4th of July, I along with my friends and family will be sitting on the lawn, eating barbecue, and watching a dazzling home-made light show. However, this year may prove to be a little more thought-provoking for me. Independence Day is a holiday designed for us to give thanks to our country and...

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My Definition of Independence

Jul 4, 2015
My Definition of Independence

On quiet Sunday nights I trade my lounging seat in front of the TV for the seat of my metallic purple bike. I suit up in neon exercise gear, tortoiseshell sunglasses, and scuffed white earphones. Those first few peddles, from the backyard onto the street, are often the most satisfying of the entire ride....

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A Glance into My Independence

Jul 4, 2015
A Glance into My Independence

The celebration of our nation’s independence is today, and this holiday has special meaning to many Americans because on this day about 200 years ago our journey as a country began. On the day’s leading up to the Fourth of July I have been reflecting on what independence means to me and how it...

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Walking for Affordable Housing

Walking for Affordable Housing

Sacramento has many organizations that focus on communities in need. For example, the Sacramento Housing Alliance  has been around for twenty-three years and focuses on the affordable housing here locally. SHA has impacted many local people. Another organization that focuses on improving the different communities is Sacramento Area Congregations Together, or Sac ACT, which...

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Youth Project Aims to “Transform The Hood For Good”

Jun 29, 2015
Youth Project Aims to “Transform The Hood For Good”

Plants require three basic elements for survival. They have been and will always be nature’s holy trinity: food, water and sunshine. Though for some time there has been chatter among gardeners and farmers alike that there is a fourth component key to a plant’s ability to thrive: love. Yisrael Family Urban Farms, more than...

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Study: Obese Americans now Outnumber Overweight Americans

Jun 29, 2015
Study: Obese Americans now Outnumber Overweight Americans

After years of data collection by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a report from the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has shown that the number of obese Americans has surpassed the number of those who are simply overweight. Using the preferred method of the Body Mass Index, or BMI, researchers found some interesting...

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Sacramento’s Summer Art on LiveWire Wednesday 5pm 

Jun 23, 2015
Sacramento’s Summer Art on LiveWire Wednesday 5pm 

Local Artist Troy Corliss and Sacramento Horror Film Festival   Summer 2015 is officially here and LiveWire is ready to supply you with the Arts & Entertainment scene in Sacramento! This week we will be talking to artist Troy Corliss, a local artist that has been commissioned for public art sculptures throughout California. Also...

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College: Young Adults Are Excited/Scared

Jun 22, 2015
College: Young Adults Are Excited/Scared

With a single movement of the arm a tassel was shifted, an experienced ended, and a teenager graduated. A big deal for some and a formality for others, graduation from high school marks a young person’s transition from adolescence into adulthood, although many of them would argue they feel no different after the ceremony....

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Online scholarships elusive, lucrative

Jun 19, 2015
Online scholarships elusive, lucrative

Looking back, many people consider their time in college to be some of the best years of their lives, despite the high financial burden. But nowadays, college students can use the Internet to find money for tuition. The World Wide Web provides an open space platform for donors to offer their scholarships. There are...

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