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The reality of the US jobs rebound: Part-time work and less pay

The reality of the US jobs rebound: Part-time work and less pay

Sarah Thomas is back at her job, but she’s no longer earning enough to pay her bills. That’s because she was offered only 15 to 20 hours a week at her employer, a merchandising company, rather than her former full-time position. On top of that, her hourly pay was cut by $4, to $10. When…MORE

NHL’s Seattle Kraken hire the league’s first Black full-time play-by-play announcer

The NHL’s newest team just hired the league’s first full-time Black play-by-play announcer. Everett Fitzhugh, 31, will serve as the Seattle Kraken’s lead team broadcaster, NHL.com reported. Fitzhugh spent the past five hockey seasons with the Buffalo Sabres’ ECHL affiliate, the Cincinnati Cyclones. “Everett has established himself as a unique and leading voice for hockey,”…MORE

He’s been stung 1,000 times — for science

Justin Schmidt is in the business of pain. The entomologist and chemist gets stung by insects to understand the pain they produce, why they produce it and how they produce it. It’s all in the name of science. “I’ve been called many things over my lifetime, but I think some of my favorites are ‘King…MORE

6 Maryland football players opt out of fall season, including last year’s starting quarterback

6 Maryland football players opt out of fall season, including last year’s starting quarterback

University of Maryland head football coach Mike Locksley announced Friday that six players are opting out of the 2020 season, including last year’s starting quarterback. The players are defensive lineman Jalen Alexander, defensive back Vincent Flythe, offensive guard Austin Fontaine, quarterback Josh Jackson, offensive lineman Johnny Jordan and linebacker T.J. Kautai. Jackson, Jordan and Fontaine…MORE