Three Rivers High School graduate and community organizer Torrey Brown is running as a write-in candidate for At-Large City Commissioner, a seat currently held by incumbent Clayton Lyczynski who is not seeking reelection.
Haley talks do it yourself home renovations and White Cake Cookies in this month’s Haley Homemaker.
WSV’s Torrey Brown writes about an offensive Valentine’s Day themed image that circulated through the Los Angeles Police Department last week. The image makes light of George Floyd — who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in 2020 — with a caption that read, “You take my breath away.”
Doug and Alek are joined by I Can Marvel All Day co-host & Watershed Voice’s self-appointed director of marketing Michael “Hogey” Hogoboom. The trio talks about the Wilmington Insurrection of 1898, Green Day’s 2020 album that Hogey calls “American Idiot Part 2” but “too spicy for radio,” as well as how they plan to observe MLK Day. (Recorded on Saturday, January 16)
WARNING: This episode contains strong language, and what some may consider emotionally difficult material.
The St. Joseph County Democratic Party is hosting an event at Memory Isle Park in downtown Three Rivers this Sunday. Called “Dems on Mem,” organizers characterize the event as a pre-election rally. It will feature a number of candidates for Federal, state, and local offices, and the schedule will also include live music, speeches, and an informal candidate meet-and-greet.
How did we get here? How did we get to a place where facts are not facts and opinions are? When did things change from seeking the truth to seeking something to fit our own narrative? The narrative I would like to address in particular is that Barack Obama created division in this country.
Mikel Watkins found his way into music through adversity. He struggled through a difficult upbringing and addiction, finding his way to stability through music production and artistry.
“So what is the real problem? I think the real problem is that, in your eyes, us as Black people do not have the right to demand equality. How dare us? Who do we think we are to want an equal playing field?”
Torrey Brown argues that everyone has their fingers pointed at governors, claiming that they are responsible for this or that during the pandemic, while not realizing who is ultimately responsible for it all.
In this week’s edition of Tuesdays with Torrey, WSV Columnist Torrey Brown looks at the Heroes (Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions) Act.
“All Lives Matter” is a poem written by Three Rivers native Torrey Brown about the hypocrisy of detractors of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Three Rivers Open Mic Night celebrated its two-year anniversary Thursday night at the Huss Project’s Front Porch Pavilion in Three Rivers.
Do you know who Thomas Corwin is? Neither did I until I decided to do some studying up on the history of this great nation.
A Bridge to Understanding is a community building podcast featuring two friends with very different backgrounds. This podcast seeks to discuss topics that will lead to a better understanding between people who may look different, think different, or have different access to the American Dream. The show offers to bring light into the dark, and often under-discussed topics that shape the American landscape today.
The success of Three Rivers’ “Stand for the Right to Breathe” protest, in terms of attendance, the response to its powerful and thought-provoking subject matter, as well as its peaceful nature, was a trending topic on social media and on the lips of many of those in attendance Monday.
“Let’s talk mental health in the black community. Why is this a stigma? Who decided that it was taboo to speak about this topic? When are we going to stop the crab in a barrel mentality?”
“Please excuse my blackness, I was born this way. My hair naturally curls, and the bass in my voice ain’t going away. Please excuse my blackness, I just want to buy a cigar. I’m not trying to steal anything, you are taking this too far.”
“Fatherhood is a gift that will warm the hearts of even the toughest men. I’m a 6’4″ 300-pound man that has been losing tug of wars and wrestling battles to my kids for 11 years.”