One of more than 200,000 people who flocked to the Lone Star State in 2013, Cynthia Allen's professional baptism by fire occurred in Washington, D.C. Her youth belies her experience and her non-native status dictates nothing about her devotion to her community. Part of her preparation for becoming Texan entailed watching all five seasons of Friday Night Lights. A self-proclaimed conservative feminist, she is particularly interested in the impact of national issues on the city, county and state. You can reach her here: email@example.com
| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
How the church presents faith is changeable; faith itself is immovable.
| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Almost three-quarters of Americans favor some restrictions on abortion.
| |Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2014
The Roman Catholic Church’s synod on marriage and family is, indeed, extraordinary.
| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014
Whether you’re conservative or liberal, it may not be your fault.
| |Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014
Making abortion ‘normal’ does not give women more control.
| |Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014
Swift response of Texas coaches stands in stark contrast to the NFL.
| |Wednesday, Sep. 03, 2014
War-weariness has become an excuse for inaction.
| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
New study suggests social media diminishes political participation.
| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
For African-American males, charter schools can lead to success.
| |Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
The U.S. has been slow to defend Iraq’s religious minorities.