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Mississippi’s Anti-Gay Bill is Our Worst History Repeating Itself

On Thursday Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a bill many argue could facilitate discrimination against the LGBT community. “I am proud to sign the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act today, which will protect the individual religious freedom of Mississippians of all faiths from government interference,” is the quote Gov. Phil […]

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Sooner Over Later, There Will Be Another Revolution in Egypt

Three years after widespread protests broke out in Tahrir Square, Egyptians are still subject to the whims of an increasingly totalitarian government. As part of the Arab Spring uprising, citizens of Egypt took part in massive demonstrations in 2011 that resulted in the military ousting then President Hosni Mubarak. His replacement, Mohammad Morsi, was soon […]

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Kathleen Sebelius Resigns as Health Secretary

Following criticism over the implementation of Obama’s Affordable Care Act, Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Instead, Obama is appointing Sylvia Matthew Burwell, currently Director of the Office of Management and Budget. During her tenure, which started in 2009, Sebelius oversaw the poor start-up of the Obamacare […]

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UEFA Champions League Quarter-Finals: 1st Leg Roundup

The most exciting and arguably the best club football competition returned this week. The UEFA Champions League quarter-finals were set to be memorable, because for the first time since the format change in 2003, all of the group stage champions qualified for this knockout round. All of the matches had the potential to be epic […]

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The Boondocks: Season 4 & More from Aaron McGruder?

Known for its illustrious roots as a comic strip and humorous satire as an animated television sitcom, “The Boondocks,” has provided viewers with an entertaining perspective on lifestyles, stereotypes, and social affairs since 1999 when it was first published in newspapers and more so in 2005, when it landed a spot on Cartoon Network‘s late night […]

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Corruption +Social Media

Corruption+ social media= a disaster waiting to happen. This past week millions of Twitter and YouTube users in Turkey were blocked from these social media sites. This egregious action took place after tapes and audio of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkeys prime minister and his party were accused of corruption this past week. Shortly after this […]

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The Social Media Revolution

The advent of social media has served as one of the largest revolutions that have ever befallen human civilization. It has greatly changed the way we interact with others, how we can influence politics and how different societies can connect with one another like never before. While social media has ushered new cultural norms such […]

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Just Who is twenty one pilots Anyway?

Coined as “the best kept secret in music”, Ohio alternative pop duo twenty one pilots came away from one of the biggest performances of their career at the MTV Movie Awards leaving a lot of questions for the uninitiated. Namely, who is twenty one pilots? And what’s up with those ski masks?   and now i […]

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Wealthy DuPont Heir Rapes Daughter But is Spared Jail

Richard H. Richard IV, the great-grandson of a chemical magnate living a 1.8 million dollar mansion, has been convicted of raping his now 11 year old daughter back in 2005. After pleading guilty to fourth degree rape of his daughter, he was initially assigned an eight year prison sentence in 2009. Details are only now […]

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Scientists Discover the First Gravitational Wave

Scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have recently announced that they completed the first detection of a gravitational wave in our universe. The report is still awaiting peer review, but if confirmed, this will be one of the most important discoveries in scientific history. In Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, which he published in 1905, […]

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UEFA Champions League: Let There be Semi-finals

The fact that all group stage “champions” made it to the quarter-finals definitely made them very memorable. After a balanced first leg with some solid wins and surprising draws, all has been resolved. Since we’re talking about the biggest club competition in the world, the resolution couldn’t happen without some very tense games and some […]

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Scientists Discover the First Gravitational Wave

Scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have recently announced that they completed the first detection of a gravitational wave in our universe. The report is still awaiting peer review, but if confirmed, this will be one of the most important discoveries in scientific history. In Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, which he published in 1905, […]

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

“You would think I wouldn’t have to deal with this in 2014.““I mean were all adults right?” These were the thoughts racing through my head after I had an awful experience at my workplace. I had been sexually harassed, and I was in God-awful shock. It had started with the persistent “Why won’t you date […]

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The Crimean Peninsula is Soon to Be a Part of Russia

Recent talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov only served to re-establish the well known fact  that USA and Russia are vehemently opposed to one another on the crisis in Ukraine. Lavrov has said there is “no common vision” between the two nations for the future of Ukraine. Following […]

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Putin Challenges the West By Sending Troops Into Ukraine

Despite stern warnings from President Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin has activated large numbers of military personnel in the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine. Earlier this week, Russia’s Upper House of Parliament unanimously voted to authorize Putin to use military force in Ukraine. Russia’s actions came soon after Ukraine’s former President, Viktor Yanukovych, fled Ukraine following […]

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Good Deeds: Happy Birthday Collin

This week was the week of helping others out. There are two stories that I came across that really made me stop and pause. I came to realize that in the midst of all the coverage of the bad, well there is some good in the world, and I would like to pass that on […]

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Midtown Announce Reunion

New Jersey rockers Midtown will be rising from the dead to play a show this summer. Shortly after the announcement of a reunion, Skate and Surf announced that the band will be headlining both days. Singer Gabe Saporta posted a tweet containing text message encouragement from his bandmate from Cobra Starship, Ryland Blackinton, to further confirm the […]

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Heat Win At Home

The Miami Heat was home for game 3 of the NBA Finals. Their first home game of the series and the Heat gave their fans a show. The Heat already had the momentum from their game 2 win back in Oklahoma City. Despite the Heat’s win, game 3 saw a more aggressive Thunder and a […]

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