Ciera Horton

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Ciera Horton is a student at Wheaton College studying English and Sociology. Her passion for writing and justice has taken her from Capitol Hill to the conflict-stricken inner-city of Chicago. As a graduate of the World Journalism Institute, Ciera has interned as a reporter for WORLD Magazine and covered news stories in Washington D.C. Her portfolio includes work in The Washington Post, World News Group, The College Fix, The Wheaton Record and Family Christian Stores' Blog.

Nimble With Belief: Reconciling the Sacramental and Dialectical Imagination

In his essay “Transpositions,” C.S. Lewis told an allegorical fable about a woman thrown into a dungeon. There, she gives birth to a boy...

The Fight Against “Fake News”

In a press conference on February 16—which has since gone viral—President Trump attacked the media 30 separate times. Trump called it a “combative, grievance-filled...

Urging Compassion for the World’s Refugees

President Donald Trump’s latest executive action on immigration attempts to address the question of securing the border against terrorism. This misguided ban indefinitely bars...

Don’t Leave Us Behind: The Need for Parental Leave Policies

The United States is the only developed country that doesn't provide paid parental leave. So what? Conservatives today say they support marriage, children and the "traditional...

The Need for Reconciliation in a Culture of Revenge

“Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.” These powerful words were written by none other than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He...

Candidate Chaos: Part 1

  We're excited to release our very first Integras podcast, recorded by co-founders Ciera Horton and Nathan Heath live from downtown, Washington, D.C. last week!

Why Does Brexit Matter? 5 Things to Keep in Mind

By now you probably have heard about the historic general referendum vote in Britain, popularly known as Brexit. In a narrow and bitterly divisive...

Brought into the Light: Why Journalism Matters, Then and Now

It seems like journalists can’t leave well enough alone. From the Cosby scandal and Deflategate to Hillary’s emails and Trump’s wives, the American media...

Obamacare vs. Nuns: Religious Liberty and Mandated Contraception

It’s not often that the Supreme Court is unanimous. And it’s not often that they defer to a lower court. But just last week,...

Captain America Politics: Privacy vs. National Security

There’s a little movie called Captain America: Civil War coming out soon. In Marvel’s latest action-packed film, IronMan and Captain America battle over a...