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January 11, 2018


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On Wednesday the 10th of January, Brashier was delighted to host a talk with Holocaust survivor and author Marion Blumenthal Lazan. She provided the students with her first hand experience of the concentration camps and prisoners’ daily lives. As bleak as the Holocaust was, Mrs. Lazan talked about ne...

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December 7, 2017


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On Wednesday, December 6th, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel. Trump stated, “I've judged this course of action to be in the best interests of the United States of America, and the pursuit of peace between Israel and the Palestinians." Right now, the tensions betw...

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November 30, 2017


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On Monday, November 27, the Mount Agung volcano erupted in Bali, India. The eruption caused more than 398,000 people to be evacuated from their homes. Bali reopened its most noted airport, Ngurah Rai, on Wednesday with ash and smoke still remaining. Do you think it was the right decision to reopen the ...

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November 16, 2017


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On Sunday, the border of Iran and Iraq experienced a 7.3 magnitude earthquake. It claimed the lives of 530 people while also causing substantial infrastructural damage in cities and towns. Turkey was one of the first countries to offer aid with search and rescue teams, tents, and blankets; the United...

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November 9, 2017


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Bengal Beat reporter Jasmyne Michaels wrote an article highlighting people's perceptions of street art. Public opinion varies widely, from those who see street art as vandalism to those seeing street art as a beautiful, coherent art form. What are your opinions about street art?...

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November 2, 2017


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On Tuesday, Uzbekistani immigrant Sayfullo Saipov, acting on behalf of ISIS, killed eight people when he drove his van into a crowded bike lane in New York City. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump tweeted that “he deserves the death penalty.” What is your view when it comes to the death penalty...

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October 26, 2017


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Early Wednesday morning, a shooting took place at Grambling State University in Louisiana. This ended with two students dead. Earlier this month, there was a mass shooting in Las Vegas at a concert with casualties of three hundred people. Upon his election, Donald Trump ran a pro-Second Amendment campaign. After...

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October 20, 2017


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On Saturday, a devastating bombing took place in the large city of Mogadishu, Somalia, located in Africa. There were two car bombs that exploded in the city within a few minutes of each other. This bombing claimed about 300 lives. The U.S. Government released a statement shaming the violent attack in...

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October 12, 2017


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Northern California is once again ablaze. The fires started Monday morning and evacuations quickly followed. Although forest fires themselves are dangerous, the air pollution that follows is much worse. An air quality analyst at University of California states, “by way of comparison, it takes approximat...

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October 5, 2017


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Every year around flu season, researchers say the current season will be the worst, but saying that year after year loses its effect. Television commercials, doctors' offices, and even CVS advertise for you to get a flu shot. Most people believe flu shots are a waste of money, time, and could potentially...

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September 28, 2017


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The Rohingya people, a mostly Muslim ethnic group living in the Buddhist Myanmar, do not have citizenship in their country. They also are not recognized as an ethnic group, meaning they are considered a stateless nation their home country. During 2016, nine border police from Myanmar were killed, causin...

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September 21, 2017


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Apple recently released a preview of the new iPhone X which comes out November 11, 2017. The iPhone X has many innovating new features such as Face ID, stabilized camera lens, 5.8 retina screen, and wireless charging. Although, it has all those new features the phone's price is close to 1,000 dollars....

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