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Fifty Years after the Stonewall Riots

The Stonewall Riots, 50 years past now. For those who only vaguely recall the phrase, the Stonewall Riots were four nights of riots in Greenwich Village following the raid on a bar “frequented by homosexuals” according to the New York Times. The story has always been unclear and always will ...

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The Importance of MLK Day

It has been 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. A bill was brought up by Michigan Democrat Rep. John Conyers shortly after King’s death according to USA Today. It was rejected many times but in 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill to make it happen. The ...

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Government opens for 3 weeks

Furloughed federal workers continued to work unpaid as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history continued with no end in sight. More than a million workers were doing a job and were not being paid. This was unfair. These workers were being punished for not showing up to work when ...

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Students reflect on the meaning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 The United States observes the third Monday of January in honor of the birth, life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. The establishment of this national holiday was heatedly debated before passage in 1986 under Ronald Reagan’s Administration. On campus today, it is difficult to measure whether any of ...

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Uprooted: Destruction of campus environment caused by 1999 tornado

The campus is known for its green filled environment from friendly squirrels, feral cats and lush trees growing throughout the landscape. This was not the case when the F3 tornado touched down in Montgomery County on Jan. 22, 1999.   The tornado only blew through for five minutes, but it caused massive destruction to the campus. ...

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