| Aug 22, 2011
| 10:27 PM
Our departure is upon us. Photojournalist Adam DeBacker and I will soon be boarding a plane to Port-au-Prince on a trip we’ve talked about making for a year an half. Adam and I have covered a lot of tragedies together- tornadoes, shooting sprees,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:55 PM
So this is my first attempt at a blog.
I’ve been talking about doing this for awhile and now the chance to travel to Haiti at the end of the month has gotten me off my lazy bubble-goose and started writing. Right now I’m doing it all on my...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Not everyone will thrive when given the tools.
But here in Haiti, it’s become evident that everyone deserves the opportunity to wield them.
When the earthquake happened, former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton joined together,...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A local mission group returned to West Michigan Sunday after performing life-saving medical work in Haiti. They say much of the country is still in rubble and rebuilding after the earthquake hit two years ago.
In the village of Segun, medical personnel...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Hurricane Irene was an interesting device for demonstrating the lack of will power the media has when it comes to over-indulging its own hysterical tendencies. They just had to eat their entire pumpkin-head full of Halloween candy; they couldn't stop...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 11:01 PM
Super Bowl week is a convention of Americana. It has transcended the narrow genre of football to become a gathering place for corporate, media, entertainment and political figures who will descend on Indianapolis this week.
The general rule is that if...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:05 AM
President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States of America, will come to DePauw University on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series. Students,...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:01 PM
CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Wesley Charles is a Haitian who worked for World Vision for more than two decades. It was work that took his family to live in Miami, and took Wesley all over the world.
But after the earthquake hit his homeland last January, Wesley decided in a fit...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:31 PM
A group from West Michigan is headed to Haiti, two years after a massive earthquake ravaged the country.
Tim Ryan and his 15-year-old daughter are among the 15 people making the trip to deliver bins of of medical and dental supplies. They are working...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It's been nearly two years since a magnitude seven earthquake ravaged the country of Haiti. The earthquake left thousands dead and more than one million people homeless.
A York County doctor from Haiti lost several family members following the...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Leogane was the epicenter of last January's 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti. The disaster left close to a million people homeless, and now, almost two years later, hundreds of thousands still live in tent camps with little hope of escape.