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Kelsey Byrd
"The most deadly poison of our time is indifference" - Maximilian Kolbe

Hi! I'm Kelsey Byrd. I'm a junior here at Memorial and have been a member of the Newspaper staff since freshman year. I absolutely love journalism, particularly when I can write feel-good feature stories or political pieces as a strong liberal and Democrat voice for the site. Besides writing, I am passionate about reading, movies (particularly Marvel), animals (go vegetarian!) and just being outside (when it isn’t dreadfully hot, that is). Thanks for reading a little bit about me!

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor

Jan 20, 2021
President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris: A Vision of Hope for America (Story)
Jan 15, 2021
Trump First President to be Impeached Twice (Story)
Jan 11, 2021
The Beauty of De-Escalation Training, as Told by Hopeful Cities (Story)
Jan 06, 2021
Trump Incites Mob That Storms Capitol Hill (Story)
Jan 05, 2021
The Fight for the Senate Continues (Story)
Jan 05, 2021
Meet Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, A Mind Behind the Vaccine (Story)
Dec 15, 2020
It’s Official (Again): Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris Won (Again) (Story)
Dec 11, 2020
A Christmas to Look Forward To (Story)
Dec 07, 2020
Remembering Pearl Harbor (Story)
Dec 03, 2020
Where Trump Fails, Ex-Presidents Lead (Story)
Dec 01, 2020
How to Stay Safe During the Holidays (Story)
Nov 20, 2020
Possible Diabetes Cure on the Horizon (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
Presidential Standoff Continues Two Weeks After Election (Story)
Nov 16, 2020
Hero Takes in 300 Dogs During Hurricane (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
Global Celebrations for a Defeated Trump (Story)
Nov 07, 2020
It’s Official: Joe Biden Will be the 46th President of the United States of America (Story)
Nov 06, 2020
LGBTQ+, People of Color Win Big in Elections Across the Nation (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
To be President or Not to be President; The Question Still Remains (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
The Mesmerizing Maine Murals (Story)
Oct 27, 2020
One Week Until Election Day- What You Need to Know (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Final Presidential Debate Sees Resemblance of Normalcy (Story)
Oct 21, 2020
Young Nigerian-Irish Trio Designs a Prize-Winning App to Help Those With Dementia (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
Nobel Prize Winner Finds Out He Won in a Hilarious Fashion (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
The Mission to Save Primates in Uganda (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
The Looming Threat for Same-Sex Marriage (Story)
Oct 02, 2020
Trump Downplays COVID…Then Tests Positive (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
The Iconic R.B.G (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
U.S Government to Reduce Number of Troops in Iraq (Story)
Sep 14, 2020
Milestone Decision Separates Church and State in Sudan (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
The Great Awakening (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
How to Have a Wedding, COVID Style (Story)
Aug 19, 2020
School Wages On, Even in a Pandemic (Story)
May 04, 2020
Pakistan Finds Eco-Friendly Way to Tackle Unemployment (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Scientists’ Discovery Could Save Great Coral Reef (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
Swiss Man Shows Support for the World in Mind-Blowing Projections (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Teens Find Inventive Way to Help Seniors (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
The World Stands Still (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
One World, Under Coronavirus (Story)
Mar 30, 2020
Make Madagascar Green Again (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
The People of China Continue to Persevere (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
A Memorial Marine (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Future of Tokyo 2020 Uncertain (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Nevada Democratic Debate is the Feistiest Yet (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
Warriors in the Dog House (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Together Thailand Stands (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Iowa Caucus Leads to Mass Confusion (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Holocaust Memorial Day: Honoring the Lives Lost (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Oscar Nominations Attract Controversy (Again) (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
Fires that Devastate Australia, Unite the World (Story)
Dec 20, 2019
A Performance to Remember (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
New Zealand’s Historic New Bill (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Stories Worth Telling (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Honoring Our Heroes (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Nothing but Good Vibes (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Removing the Stigma from SPED (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Trump’s Telling Tweets (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
History Repeats Itself (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
The Earth is Dying- But You Can Help (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
The New Texas Law That Locks Up Teens (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
New Year Holds New Promises for Theatre Students (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Loans, Credits and Debt, Oh My! Following the Dollar Sign Road to Financial Stability (Story)