Statewide elections bring historic wins for Democrats
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Statewide elections bring historic wins for Democrats

Last week, the results of multiple statewide elections were announced. While Republican Tate Reeves won the governorship in Mississippi, Democrats saw significant wins in Kentucky and Virginia. With all precincts reporting in Kentucky, Democrat Andy Beshear beat Republican Gov. Matt Bevin by 5,198 votes—0.36 percent…

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DeSantis announces proposal to raise teacher salaries
Governor DeSantis's $603 million proposal would raise starting salaries to $47,500.

DeSantis announces proposal to raise teacher salaries

Photo courtesy of Gage SkidmoreGovernor DeSantis's $603 million proposal would raise starting salaries to $47,500. When Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ran in November 2018, he was not known across the country for wanting to make education a priority, but for telling his two-year-old daughter to…

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Professor Mark Paul speaks on the future of economics and the Green New Deal
Professor Mark Paul on the panel with Maeve Cohen, Enrique Zapatas and moderator Eric Beinhocker.

Professor Mark Paul speaks on the future of economics and the Green New Deal

Photo courtesy of Blavatnik School of GovernmentOn the panel sits (from left to right) Enrique Zapatas, Maeve Cohen, Professor Mark Paul and moderator Eric Beinhocker during the Challenges of Government in 2019 Conference at Oxford University. On Oct. 31, the Blavatnik School of Government at…

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Clambake raises $318,000 for student scholarships
Photo courtesy of Vianey Jaramillo The Clambake now takes place at the bay, but it was once held at a local beach.

Clambake raises $318,000 for student scholarships

Photo courtesy of Vianey Jaramillo The Clambake now takes place at the bay, but it was once held at a local beach. The Clambake, a traditional annual fundraising event, held its 41st celebration Thursday, Nov. 7 at the bay. Approximately 390 guests networked among themselves,…

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Honoring education advocate Akgun Temizer
"His last wish was to see me graduate and I am thankful to God that he was able to do it," Gokdemir said.

Honoring education advocate Akgun Temizer

Photo courtesy of Elba Viruet"His last wish was to see me graduate and I am thankful to God that he was able to do it," Gokdemir said. Education plays an important role in society. It allows people to expand their knowledge and pursue their dream…

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New College commemorates fall of Berlin Wall
Students took turns striking the west side of the wall with a sledgehammers. Photo courtesy of Anna Lynn Winfrey

New College commemorates fall of Berlin Wall

All photos courtesy of Anna Lynn Winfrey Students took turns striking the west side of the wall with a sledgehammers.Some students got to take home souvenirs of the wall.Third-year Sarah Lane takes a wack at the already beat-up wall.Second-year Ginelle Swan takes a swing at…

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New group ISP demonstrate breadth of curriculum
Photo courtesy of Dan Duprez Students participating in the Coral Reef Ecology ISP disembarking off a boat in Panama.

New group ISP demonstrate breadth of curriculum

Photo courtesy of Dan Duprez Students participating in the Coral Reef Ecology ISP disembarking off a boat in Panama. Photo courtesy of Dan Duprez Students participating in the Coral Reef Ecology ISP were given the opportunity to try their hand at tree climbing. As we…

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