Texas State University suspends all Greek life following the death of a pledge

Texas State University suspends all Greek life following the death of a pledge

Texas State University (TSU) moved to halt all Greek life activities on Nov. 15, a day after a 20-year-old fraternity pledge, Matthew Ellis, died following an off-campus social event. San Marcos police reported being called on scene at 11:35 a.m....
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Congressional Affairs: Senator Al Franken facing two accusations, Roy Moore eight

Congressional Affairs: Senator Al Franken facing two accusations, Roy Moore eight

  Another woman—33-year-old Lindsay Menz—has accused Sen. Al Franken D-Mn. of inappropriately touching her, this time in 2010, only hours after Leeann Tweeden levied the first accusation of sexual harassment on the senator. Meanwhile, eight women, man...
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Keystone Pipeline leaks in South Dakota

Keystone Pipeline leaks in South Dakota

The heavily protested Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota has proven to be problematic in months following President Donald Trump’s approval of the project. This Thanksgiving, people and families living near the pipeline will be facing the ramifications of a 2...
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U.S. sees mass shooting nearly every day, no solution in sight

U.S. sees mass shooting nearly every day, no solution in sight

  “We have a lot of mental health problems in our country, as do other countries. But this isn’t a guns situation. I mean, we could go into it, but it’s a little bit soon to go into it,” President...
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The deep sexual harassment culture in Hollywood

The deep sexual harassment culture in Hollywood

Just a few weeks after the sexual assault allegations against hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein exploded into America’s public eye and media networks around the world, there have been new allegations made against other powerful men in various industries re...
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NFL owner collusion case sprints to depositions, Goodell contract extension sputters in backfield

NFL owner collusion case sprints to depositions, Goodell contract extension sputters in backfield

Colin Kaepernick’s case against the National Football League (NFL) for accused collusion between owners to keep him out of the league for his national anthem demonstrations has taken its first steps into legitimacy. His attorney, Mark J. Geragos, notified th...
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Democratic wins in Virginia and New Jersey threaten Republican dominance

Democratic wins in Virginia and New Jersey threaten Republican dominance

A number of states participated in off-year elections last Tuesday, Nov. 7, making predominantly Democratic choices. In measures both statewide and local, voters elected new officials and made ballot decisions that skewed away from the Republican dominance of ...
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White House quietly confirms climate change

White House quietly confirms climate change

After a campaign of vociferous denial of climate change, the White House released a special report on climate. The report, based off research conducted by a conglomeration of federal agencies, asserts that humans bear the brunt of the responsibility for...
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26 reported dead in Texas church shooting

26 reported dead in Texas church shooting

A gunman opened fire at a Sunday service at a small Baptist church in rural Texas, killing at least 26 people in the state’s deadliest mass shooting. The gunman was identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley, an Air Force veteran...
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Trumping Trump: the Manafort Case and its context

Trumping Trump: the Manafort Case and its context

Allegations of collusion between the Trump administration and Russian forces is no longer news, but evidence is. “There is NO COLLUSION!” President Trump said on Twitter the same day Robert Mueller III, head of the Special Counsel’s investigation of Russ...
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