The political upheaval in Zimbabwe

The political upheaval in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean government is facing a military takeover, although the army refuses to call it such. Soldiers reportedly took control of the state broadcaster and blocked access to government offices on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The citizens of Zimbabwe will likely...
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Ireland bans wild animals in the circus

Ireland bans wild animals in the circus

Clowns, contortionists and awestruck audiences will still be found at circuses across Ireland, but one will not be seeing wild animals in their circuses come 2018. Ireland has recently moved to ban the use of any wild animals for circus...
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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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Sulfuric acid scare highlights safety concerning accessibility and federal regulations on chemicals

Sulfuric acid scare highlights safety concerning accessibility and federal regulations on chemicals

Sulfuric acid is a chemical capable of corroding paper, metal and human skin. It has the potential to cause blindness, and is unique in its ability to also cause thermal burns as a result of dehydration. This chemical can be...
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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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La « race » in France : France’s attempts to deal with immigration must first overcome the nation’s inability to talk about race

La « race » in France : France’s attempts to deal with immigration must first overcome the nation’s inability to talk about race

SUBMISSION by Audrey Warne     The recent surge in terrorism and violence in France has contributed to a pervasive sentiment of racism and fear of the Other which has become only too evident in the nation’s capital. The tendency...
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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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Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

  Recent changes in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have made it easier for students to file for aid, but have also created drawbacks for families going through certain circumstances. Often the deciding factor for whether or...
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Cross-Registration offers opportunity for academic exploration

Cross-Registration offers opportunity for academic exploration

  The final deadline for submission of all necessary paperwork, which includes approval from a student’s advisor and their home institution’s Cross-Registration Coordinator, is set for this upcoming Nov. 22 and it seems most students having interest i...
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