Friday , 27 February 2015

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  • Chapel Hill Shooting: American society disguises Islamophobic hate crimes as parking disputes

    Chapel Hill Shooting: American society disguises I...

    Twenty-three-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat, his 21-year-old wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, and her 19-year-old sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha were killed in their home by next-door ...

  • Grade Inflation : What does an ‘A’ really mean?

    Grade Inflation : What does an ‘A’ rea...

    It is no secret that the meaning of an A grade has changed. School officials tell students that an A stands for superior, and under a bell-curve system only 20% of their peers rece ...

  • Ebola’s portrayal in the media

    Ebola’s portrayal in the media

    The first Ebola patient in the United States, Thomas Eric Duncan, died Wednesday, October 8, in Dallas, Texas after receiving treatment for a number of days. Government health offi ...

  • Pennsylvania school stabbing: don’t think it can’t happen

    Pennsylvania school stabbing: don’t think it...

      Although it may no longer be a new story, the stabbing at a Pennsylvania high school April 9 left the citizens terrorized -- especially teenagers all across the country. When 16- ...

Chapel Hill Shooting: American society disguises Islamophobic hate crimes as parking disputes

Chapel Hill Shooting: American society disguises Islamophobic hate crimes as parking disputes

Twenty-three-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat, his 21-year-old wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, and her 19-year-old sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha were killed in their home by next-doo ...

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Grade Inflation : What does an ‘A’ really mean?

Grade Inflation : What does an ‘A’ really mean?

It is no secret that the meaning of an A grade has changed. School officials tell students that an A stands for superior, and under a bell-curve system only 20% of their peers rec ...

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Ebola’s portrayal in the media

Ebola’s portrayal in the media

The first Ebola patient in the United States, Thomas Eric Duncan, died Wednesday, October 8, in Dallas, Texas after receiving treatment for a number of days. Government health off ...

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Pennsylvania school stabbing: don’t think it can’t happen

Pennsylvania school stabbing: don’t think it can’t happen

  Although it may no longer be a new story, the stabbing at a Pennsylvania high school April 9 left the citizens terrorized -- especially teenagers all across the country. When 16 ...

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The oppression of Saudi women needs to stop

The oppression of Saudi women needs to stop

The idea of independent Saudi women has caused the Saudi society and some conservative women, to object. Saudi Arabia is a profoundly religious nation. Its official religion is Is ...

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Making college visits helps students choose their best fit

Making college visits helps students choose their best fit

Decisions, decisions, decisions. That’s what this time of the year is all about. Thousands of seniors across the world are faced with making some of the hardest decisions of their ...

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Don’t let the rules of playing Valentine’s Day hold you back from who you really are

Don’t let the rules of playing Valentine’s Day hold you back from who you really are

February 14 is a wonderful day when everyone takes special time to show love to their friends, family or that special someone. Anyone who may not have a boyfriend or girlfriend wh ...

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Internet use impacts writing skills and can create miscommunication

Internet use impacts writing skills and can create miscommunication

In a fast moving world where the latest piece of technology seems to be readily available, it is important to be responsible and consider the effects of the technological devices ...

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Transgender representation in media made few positive strides in 2013

Transgender representation in media made few positive strides in 2013

2013 saw many steps forward for transgender representation in the media, but not all of the media attention was positive and it highlighted the urgent need for many news anchors t ...

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Es esencial tomar Español (It’s essential to take Spanish)

Es esencial tomar Español (It’s essential to take Spanish)

En nuestra sociedad, la comunidad latina está aumentado. Según algunos estudios, la mayoría de la población de Texas y California será hispanohablante por 2050. Por esta razón, es ...

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