Sam Wilson Is The Captain America WE Need

As it has been for the last few months of the Donald J. Trump presidency, this week has been very interesting. Neo-Nazis and white supremacist marched in Charlottesville, Virginia and one woman, Heather Heyer, 32, was killed, as well as many injured by a car that drove into protestors of the white supremacist rally, as…

Reactions To The U.S. Withdrawal From The Paris Agreement

This week, President Donald Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Paris Agreement. This voluntary agreement has been described a “Historic Turning point” for the United Nations and the world, and aims to keep the planet from warming two degrees Celsius higher than pre-industrial levels over the next century, or as the Unfccc website…

The Sokovia Accords and The Non-Proliferation Treaty

Captain America: Civil War, which opened last summer, received critical and public acclaim. The story has had twelve movies leading up to it, building to the breaking point we see in Civil War, and, as Chris Klimek of NPR said: “It’s the Vibranium standard for super-team flicks.” The Civil War, based on the 2006 comic…

Popular Geopolitics of Marvel

America is powerful, right? America is the hero, the superpower of superpowers. Despite the truth of that statement, it is more than likely that as an American the general thought is that America is a great country. This is what many movies, video games, and comic books want us to believe. In political theory, there…

Donald Trump V.S. The Media; Libel Laws

One thing everyone in America can agree on is that Donald Trump is shaking things up. Whether you believe that is for the better or the worse, it is undeniable that Trump is unlike any President to come before him. For one thing, it seems that the 45th President has relatively thin skin, his most…

The Garden@GCLS and Pollinators

Last Friday, April 14, was one of the first days of 2017 that felt like a proper spring day; nice and cool in the morning, and perfect for gardening. At 9:30 on Friday, Jim O’Connor, Maker-in-Residence in Mullica hill, and several volunteers started work on the five raised beds for the new season of crops for…

David Stubee and Music on YouTube

David Stubee started posting music to his YouTube page two years ago with an original song called Sleep Sweet. Stubee decided to learn how to play guitar when he was ten years old to accompany his singing. “The first thing I learned was probably some kind of waltz. A very, very simple three-string waltz, just…

A Quest for Magic and Steele Finishes Season One and Looks to the Future

To the uninitiated, Dungeons and Dragons seems like an odd commitment to make. Sitting around a table pretending to be great warriors and magicians for hours at a time seems weird. For those that have never played it is understandable to find it odd. Nevertheless, one podcast that really helps to clarify why people play…

Maker Movement in Mullica Hill

Despite the snow and bitter winds on Wednesday, the Mullica Hill Library still had two people come in to get their 3D printer certification at the Makerstudios@GCLS. Jim O’Connor, a local artist and the Maker-in-Residence in Mullica Hill, explained what the maker movement is and the reason behind the grant money that allowed the Makerstudios@GCLS…