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September 29, 2016

Turkey faces major difficulties after coup attempt

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator

September 29, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Turkey made headlines this summer when a failed coup attempt was quickly put down. The coup has proved just one of many issues facing an increasingly polarized government this year. Much of the controversy in Turkey today revolves... Read more »

Students consider, amend current U.S. Constitution

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

When the United States was established as an independent nation, the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution as a framework for governing the new country. The Constitution came into force in 1789. From the start, those who... Read more »

Future of immigration policy uncertain

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Following his late August meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivered a speech to a crowd of supporters in Phoenix, Arizona, Aug. 31. The main focus? His plan to... Read more »

Citizens in protests in Greensboro against pipelines in the Dakotas

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Pepper spray. Dogs. Censorship. These are just some of the methods used to stop members of the Sioux tribe and their allies from protesting the pipeline that will run through their land, destroy their water and contribute to global... Read more »

Unsettled countries turn to nationalism, discrimination

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor

September 16, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

From the earliest skirmishes to the most devastating wars, one thing has remained constant throughout most of human history: nationalism. The cause of almost all international conflicts, it is seeing resurgence around the world,... Read more »

Drug issues in Philippines punishable by death

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator

September 16, 2016

Filed under In Print, World & Nation

While the U.S. tentatively debates lessening the penalties on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has been making headlines since the spring when he was elected on a plat- form of stopping drug trafficking through... Read more »

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