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    The Electoral College: Death of Democracy?

    by  • January 11, 2017 • 2016 Presidential Election, Opinion, Political Opinions, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    In November 2016, Donald Trump, to some of the nation’s dismay, and to some of the nation’s happiness, got elected to become the 45th President of the United States, and thus, Barack Obama’s successor. This caused many mixed feelings because there were supporters who wanted him to win, but there were also a large...

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    A Brief History of Basketball

    by  • December 2, 2016 • Homepage, National, Sports, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    If you ask about favorite sports to people, undoubtedly most of the people have same answer; basketball. The reason behind the popularity of the basketball is its extremely fascinating history. Canadian-American James Naismith is known as the father of Basketball. He invented basketball while teaching at the International YMCA training school in Springfield, Massachusetts...

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    Why I Will Never Forgive or Forget Donald Trump

    by  • November 9, 2016 • 2016 Presidential Election, Homepage, National, North American News, Opinion, Political Opinions, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    The 2016 election has been an unforgettable one. I would not accredit that to the remarkability of each candidate, their visionary goals to mobilize the country, nor their truly promising social, political and economic policies that will surge the U.S. further as that is the demand of the people. Rather, the most heated topics...

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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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    Forgotten Pharaoh?

    by  • February 28, 2014 • Homepage, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    BY ANDREW COGLIANO A newly discovered Egyptian tomb has Egyptologists worldwide questioning the current written history of the pharaohs. The tomb of Woseribre Senebkay, described on his sarcophagus as the “king of upper and lower Egypt,” was unearthed by a team of archaeologists in January of this year. Senebkay is unique in the fact...

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    Panic! In West Memphis: Satanic Panic in America

    by  • March 13, 2014 • Homepage, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    By JESSICA LYNN DEPAULA and ANDREW COGLIANO Imagine being arrested on the false accusations that you were abusing people through Satanic rituals. Crazy, right? In the 1980s, however, America went through a period of anxiety known infamously as “Satanic Panic”. This special type of anxiety stems from the belief that the people around you...

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