July 13, 2020

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  • News | Mar.24, 2010

    Red Shirts Continue Thailand Protests

    According to the BBC, thousands of protesters have come to Bangkok to rally for the cause of deposing current Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajjiva.

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  • News | Mar.24, 2010

    Firing of Rhode Island Teachers Supported by President

    According to The New York Times, the Rhode Island school board’s decision to fire the entire faculty of Central Falls High School, and President Obama’s subsequent endorsement of the action, “has stirred a storm of reaction nationwide, with teachers condemning it as an insult and conservatives hailing it as a watershed moment of school accountability.”

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    Poems by Google

    More….More than a gameMore than wordsMore dead than aliveMore diners, drive-ins and divesMore guns less crimeMore human than humanMore love more powerMore hip than hippieMore furniture for less

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    The Valium Soap and Klonopin Nightmares

    Fiction by Daniel

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    Fierce Fighting and an Unclear Ending

    Pakistan has been a long standing ally of the United States in the war on terror. In the past decade, the nation has suffered countless suicide attacks in major cities such as Peshawar. According to The New York Times, on Mar. 12 the Pakistani Army made a decisive strike against the area of Makeen. Makeen is a terrorist hot-spot. The New York Times reports that insurgents, headed by Baitullah Mehsud, have used the area to attack Pakistani cities and military installments with a “ferocious onslaught of suicide bombings and commando raids.”

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    Measuring Our Assets

    Poetry by Blake Bergeron ’11I could tell she was nervous by the way she kept picking at the dry whiteness of her cuticles.

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    Aftermath of Earthquake in Chile

    According to the BBC, in the aftermath of the 8.8 magnitude earthquake on Feb. 27, Chileans are increasingly frustrated with the government’s response to the

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    E.U. Proposes a Bailout to Aid Greece’s Deficit

    According to the BBC, the European Union is nearing a multi-billion Euro bailout plan for Greece’s swelling deficit. Greece has been plagued by violent strikes and protests over the past few weeks because of the government’s serious and stringent response to the problem. Help from the E.U. is contingent upon Greece accepting assistance from the E.U. in financing its massive deficit. Despite the growing violence Greece still has not asked the E.U. for help.

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    Senior Saves Lives in Haiti

    Tom Cotter

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    Pope Distraught Over Sex Scandal in Germany

    According to The New York Times, a sexual abuse scandal in Europe has landed at the doorstep of Pope Benedict XVI.

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