Environmental lobbying turns artsy with FCNL

Environmental lobbying turns artsy with FCNL

Activism and art are a powerful pairing, and one does not have to be a professional artist to try to affect change. On Friday, Nov. 16, the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) will host a workshop on writing letters...
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Day of dialogue set to return this spring

Day of dialogue set to return this spring

Some students may not remember Day of Dialogue, but this day-long event promoting campus discourse is set to return this spring. Day of Dialogue, for which classes are cancelled, features workshops intended to facilitate communication, understanding and dialog...
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Bolton brands Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua the “Troika of Tyranny”

Bolton brands Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua the “Troika of Tyranny”

At Miami Dade College, National Security Advisor John Bolton denounced the authoritarian regimes of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua to a crowd that roared with its support. The Nov. 1 speech, held at Freedom Tower, was a clear enunciation of the...
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Ethiopia appoints first female president

Ethiopia appoints first female president

In what many see as a step toward gender equality, Ethiopia’s Parliament appointed Sahle-Work Zewde as its first female president on Oct. 25. With unanimous approval, Zewde, who served in a variety of high-level diplomatic roles for three decades, was...
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Brazilian presidency takes a sharp right turn

Brazilian presidency takes a sharp right turn

For the last 15 years, Brazil has been ruled by the left-wing Worker’s Party (PT) but on Oct. 28, their reign came to an end. Brazilians, in the aftermath of a political crisis and in the midst of a deep...
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Spooky activities at the second annual Library After Dark

Spooky activities at the second annual Library After Dark

Tonight, come celebrate Halloween with some spooky activities at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Students are encouraged to wear costumes to this event. Students can enjoy myriad activities throughout the evening. Tasty treats and drinks...
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Arizona Democratic Senate nominee associated with witchcraft

Arizona Democratic Senate nominee associated with witchcraft

The Washington Examiner has uncovered emails from Arizona Democratic Senate nominee Kyrsten Sinema describing her participation in “feminist witchcraft.” On International Women’s Day in March 2003, Rep. Sinema allegedly called upon Pagan Cluster, a group...
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Archaeologists unearth ‘vampire burial’ site in Italy

Archaeologists unearth ‘vampire burial’ site in Italy

Archaeologists have found a tomb containing the remains of a 10-year-old child in the Lugnano commune in Teverina, Italy. Oddly, the skeleton’s mouth had been stuffed with a limestone rock. This strange discovery gives modern-day researchers clues into an an...
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2018 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

2018 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

The Norwegian Nobel Committee (NNC) recognized Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad and their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict, and awarded them the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 5...
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Red tide spreads to Florida’s east coast

Red tide spreads to Florida’s east coast

Florida continues to deal with the presence of red tide, as the algae blooms spread to the Atlantic coast. Beaches in Indian River County as well as the City of Vero Beach were closed to the public starting Oct. 16...
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