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    OPINION: “Time Went Forward; Racial Treatment Didn’t”

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Homepage, National, Political Opinions, World • 0 Comments

    By TENZIN DORJEE Instead of moving forward with the times as 2013 comes to a close, a case of an African-American being racially discriminated appears. Towards the end of the month of the turkey, it was discovered that three students from California’s San Jose State University had been harassing and abusing their African-American roommate....

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    In Review: Week of 11/16-11/22

    by  • November 24, 2013 • In Review, International, National, World • 0 Comments

    POLITICS: Sen. Kirsten Gillibran (D-NY) faces opposition from fellow senators in gaining support for her proposed bill aimed towards giving sexual assault victims in the military an alternate route to reporting assailants Toronto City Council votes to strip Rob Ford, the city’s mayor, of all powers following a series of debates over the May release...

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    In Review: Week of 11/9-11/15

    by  • November 16, 2013 • Homepage, In Review, World • 0 Comments

    BY JESSICA LYNN DEPAULA POLITICS: The Supreme Court declined to hear the case against a 2011 Oklahoma law requiring women to undergo ultrasound exams prior to having an abortion Much-publicized technical difficulties concerning the helathcare.gov website have also led to increased difficulty for Americans attempting to sign up for Medicare...

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    Democracy’s Craziest Elections: Vermin Supreme’s Campaign

    by  • November 14, 2013 • Homepage, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    By FELICIA FALLANO Promising everyone a free pony, bringing up the issues such as gingivitis, carrying around a giant toothbrush, throwing “glitter bombs” and wearing a rain boot on his head, Vermin Supreme has been one of the most ridiculous candidates to ever run for president in the United States of America. Supreme is...

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    Democracy’s Craziest Elections: Burr-Hamilton Showdown

    by  • November 14, 2013 • Homepage, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    By NICK BRAMANTE History has been host to various unorthodox and strange political debates. At times, these debates ended in curious political decisions; at other times, they ended in blood shed. This time was not a curious political decision. In 1804, one of the most interesting and violent exchanges in American politics occurred between...

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    Democracy’s Craziest Elections: Meanwhile in Belgium

    by  • November 18, 2013 • Homepage, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    By JESSICA LYNN DEPAULA After surviving over a year without any sort of elected government, the country of Belgium found themselves embroiled in an election involving 50,000 candidates for 589 administrative districts. That equals out to 85 candidates per seat. One of these candidates, Alexander Dziri, a well-known break dancer, ran on a platform...

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    Twin School Shootings Shake Nation, Increase Mistrust in School Safety Measures

    by  • November 8, 2013 • Homepage, National, World • 0 Comments

    By JULIA PARKER and JESSICA LYNN DEPAULA Students at the Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nevada were leaving buses and joining their friends when gunshots destroyed the morning calm. Police say that one of the Sparks Middle School students, Jose Reyes, was the sole gunman who allegedly injured two young classmates, killed himself and...

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    In Review: Week of 11/01-11/08

    by  • November 8, 2013 • Homepage, In Review, World • 0 Comments

    By JESSICA LYNN DEPAULA POLITICS: Chris Christie (R-NJ) is re-elected governor of New Jersey, adding to speculation that Christie will likely consider running as the Republican candidate for President in 2016 Bill de Blasio is elected the first Democratic mayor of New York City since 1989 Various cities and states approved different variations on...

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