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Andrea Guzman

November 6, 2017

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I first read of a shooting at a Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas Sunday afternoon. By the evening, chills ran through me as I saw an update that the 26 people who died ranged in age from 5 to 72. Tears swelled in m...

POLICING

October 31, 2016

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More white people were killed by police last year than black people. The Washington Post reported that of the 991 people killed by police in 2015, 49 percent were white, 26 percent were black and 17 percent were Hispanic, accor...

Offensive to capture Mosul indicator of Middle East political climate

Kenny Phipps

October 24, 2016

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Fighting began this week to retake Mosul, Iraq as a coalition of U.S. and Iraqi forces attempted to take back the city from the Islamic State, which has held the region since 2014. Since then, efforts to retake the city have ...

Professor encourages students to vote in upcoming presidential election

Maia Samboy

October 3, 2016

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With the 2016 presidential election nearing, many students are deciding which candidate to vote for.Jennifer Jefferson, a visiting assistant professor in university studies and voter registrar, feels strongly about students vot...

Democratic debate revealed Sanders as winner, Clinton as loser

Anthony Wolf

October 15, 2015

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This article is part of a face-off: to read the other viewpoint in which Jacob Sanchez argues that Hillary Clinton won the debate, click here.In the long overdue debate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Sen. Bern...

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