Mass Shootings by the Numbers

By Lizzy Heurich Another day in the United States, another mass shooting.  We know how the news coverage unfolds in a situation like this: if the shooter is white, it’s not terrorism; if the shooter is a person of color, it’s terrorism; thoughts and prayers; “how could this happen here?”; and “let’s not bring politics… Continue reading Mass Shootings by the Numbers

Cities, Policy, Technology

Inclusive Smart Cities: D.C. Summit Recap

By Sara Murphy If you haven’t heard the term “smart cities” before, now is the time to do some Googling. This buzzword has been zinging around the public and private sectors in the U.S. recently and all signs indicate it’s a trend that’s here to stay. Smart cities collect and use data to anticipate and… Continue reading Inclusive Smart Cities: D.C. Summit Recap

FFAF, Food, free for all fridays, Millennials

FFAF: Chipotle queso is here & the verdict is in

By Lizzy Heurich If you call me your friend, then you must know these four things about me: 1) I’m from North Carolina; 2) I went to Villanova University, and I love Villanova basketball (almost as much as I love subtly--or obviously, depending on my mood--reminding Carolina fans of the 2016 championship game); 3) I… Continue reading FFAF: Chipotle queso is here & the verdict is in