A Moment of Hope: One Conversation at a Time

By: Dawn Gonzalez

June 2015 - Cover Story

March 13, 2015 was a typical Friday in Columbia. It began with crisp, cool temperatures, an overcast sky, and 17 abortions scheduled at Planned Parenthood of South Carolina in Middleburg Plaza. Every Tuesdaymorning and alternating Fridays and Saturdays, “procedures,” as the staff calls them, are performed while hundreds drive by on Forest Drive. Most are unaware of what is going on inside.

Mark Baumgartner is [...]

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Feature Article

don’t say D-I-E-T

By: Kim Andrysczyk

June 2015 - Community

Eat less, exercise more. Everyone knows this is the key to better health and a slimmer waistline. So why does America have an obesity epidemic? Do we really lack the willpower to succeed at such a simple formula? Just eat less—less fat, less carbs, less salt. Less processed foods, less calories, less meat. Ok, maybe it’s not so simple [...]

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