Go out and vote

National elections often have showier headlines, but municipal elections play a direct and immediate role in shaping our day-to-day lives. They determine the candidates who will represent  Wichita, making decisions about local policies, education, infrastructure, public safety, and more. Voting in primary elections empowers us to select candidates whose values […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

May has been Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States since 1949. This year’s annual MHA campaign is focused on how surroundings impact mental health, and they are calling for individuals to look around, look within. Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas has events planned throughout May, kicking […]

Winter Blues 1

“February, when the days of winter seem endless and no amount of wistful recollecting can bring back any air of summer.” — Shirley Jackson I am not very good at winter. I grew up in a tropical climate, where temperatures didn’t vary by more than five or six degrees all […]