Oligarchy threatens democracy in US

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

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We the people or we the very rich few? Senator Bernie Sanders from Vermont recently joined scholars and activists in accusing the United States government of becoming less of a democracy and more of an oligarchy. “Do we want... Read more »

Gay special forces vet attacked, dies

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

December 5, 2014

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On Nov. 9, 46-year-old local veteran and former CCE student Stephen White walked into Chemistry Nightclub in downtown Greensboro. He left a few hours later with 26-year-old Garry Joseph Gupton. White was taken to the hospital... Read more »

As world remembers Berlin, others still fight for freedom

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

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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... Read more »

Reunification of Germany 25 years later

Ian Penny, Guest Writer

November 21, 2014

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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... Read more »

News in brief

November 21, 2014

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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... Read more »

Questions go unanswered in the trial of three UNCG employees

Carlton Skinner, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

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About a month ago, three long-time employees of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s relations department were fired after the administration found they had been operating a side photography business out of the college.... Read more »