Edgardo Alfonzo is an all-time great for the Mets. Now, the organization has a familiar name in its farm system — Edgardo Alfonzo’s nephew Giovanny Alfonzo. After bouncing around to different teams in the minors, Giovanny Alfonzo is determined to live his dream for playing in the major leagues for the Mets.Read More
Author: William Rizzo
By William Rizzo | Apr 16, 2018
In a stunning fashion, the SC House’s decision on the latest solar energy bill was reversed in favor of the utility companies. Now, the growing solar industry in SC will have to face major setbacks, as the utility companies continue to show their influence in the state’s politics.Read More
By William Rizzo | Mar 29, 2018
Demetrius “6ixx” Similien is a first-generation Haitian immigrant who is using art to spread his political message. From his mother’s brave escape form Haiti to secure American citizenship to overcoming an injury that took away his scholarship, Similien’s life experience shines through is art and makes up who he is today.Read More
By William Rizzo | Mar 6, 2018
The price of Bitcoin shot up in 2017 and got investor’s attention, then dropped dramatically. Now, under the new tax code, some loopholes are closing and cryptocurrency owners need to make sure they pay taxes on gains for 2018.Read More
By William Rizzo | Feb 21, 2018
On Feb. 21st USC is unveiling a 9-foot statue of Richard T. Greener between Thomas Cooper Library and the Student Health Center. Greener was a “pathbreaker” who became the first African-American Harvard student as well as the first African-American professor at the University of South Carolina.Read More
By William Rizzo | Feb 15, 2018
Fans marched up and down Philadelphia’s Broad Street to City Hall in celebration of the Philadelphia Eagles’ first Super Bowl win on Sunday, Feb. 4.Read More
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