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Taylor Swift boycotts Spotify, makes statement

Musician Taylor Swift recently made the decision to remove her music from popular music streaming service, Spotify. The decision is only one incident in a chain of behavior from music artists who have recently spoken out about issues they have...
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Scientist reveals increase in natural disasters

A report published by the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) in November of last year revealed a definite increase in natural disasters on a global scale. While subjects such as politics and human rights issues claim their rightful spots...
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Ya me cansé: Mexico Asks for Justice for 43 Missing

Citizens of Mexico are mobilizing to protest and, in some instances, avenge the 43 students who disappeared after a clash with police on Sept. 26 in Iguala, about 120 miles southwest of Mexico City. Mexico’s Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam...
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Stem Cell research advances

Despite its controversial nature, stem cell research has resulted in a wave of medical science breakthroughs. Stem cells have produced effective results in tests to cure Type 1 diabetes and treat the degenerative brain disease Parkinson’s. Scientists have al...
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1,500 troops sent to Iraq

Doubling the number of troops training and advising Iraqi and Kurdish forces, President Obama has sent 1500 to Iraq in preparation for a large Iraqi and Kurdish offensive against Islamic State (ISIL) fighters. Islamic State forces have been coming into...
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Fast food workers earn $20 per hour in Denmark

Earlier this year, protests emerged across the United States as fast food workers demanded an increase to $10 hourly base pay. Across the globe, however, workers in the same positions are earning at least twice that. The base wage for...
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Gas prices continue to fall

By Leigh Barber   With low fall temperatures come even lower gas prices. Students and faculty alike are reveling in the newfound lower costs that have arrived in Sarasota. While a steady decline in prices has been observed since the...
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Malala Yousafzai youngest recipient of Nobel Peach Prize

A 17 year old girl posed a question to an audience: “If one man can destroy everything, then why can’t one girl change it?” This question was the culmination of efforts towards changing barriers towards education equality, and the audience...
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Recalling whiskey, rethinking beer

Finland, Sweden and Norway recently asked the makers of Fireball whiskey to recall a batch containing higher than usual amounts of the ingredient propylene glycol, used as a sweetening agent in the newly popular cinnamon whiskey. Despite being commonly utilize...
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International Career Development Seminar held to inspire community

The walls were filled with posters from international organizations, the tables were filled with students from colleges and high schools and the day was filled with talks from speakers in a vast variety of areas. It was difficult to leave...
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