Greensboro’s pot not as local as we think

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Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer
November 21, 2014

Throughout the United States, Mexican drug cartels sell marijuana to dealers, who in turn sell it to anyone willing to buy. Circulating in most major U.S. cities, the amount of drugs has spiked sharply in recent years, as has the number of drug-related deaths, according to the National Post. In Greensboro,... Read more »

As world remembers Berlin, others still fight for freedom

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

Nov. 9, 1989, marked the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union. On that day, the government of East Germany began allowing people to travel between the communist eastern and the democratic western halves of Germany. The Berlin Wall, which divided the two for almost 40 years, became pointless. “The... Read more »

Reunification of Germany 25 years later

Ian Penny, Guest Writer
November 21, 2014

Nov. 9 has long been a day of political upheaval in modern German history. On Nov. 9, 1918, the imperial monarchy that led the nation during World War I was overthrown, eventually replaced by the democratic Weimar Republic. The same day in 1923 saw Adolf Hitler attempt his infamous Beer Hall Putsch,... Read more »

News in brief

November 21, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the Euromaidan movement, which started in the center of Kiev and resulted in the ousting of Prime Minister Yanukovych. The past year has seen not only a new Ukrainian government, but the annexing of Crimea by Russia, the downing of flight MH17,... Read more »

Two-state solution seems unlikely, Israel offers new plan

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Reese Setzer, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

Increasingly, people are questioning the feasibility of the two-state solution between the Israelis and Palestinians.  “Israel has already claimed about 60 percent of the occupied West Bank,” said Friends Center Director Max Carter. “Because of this alone, it is not possible to have a two-state... Read more »

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