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SHOULD DRUGS BE LEGALIZED? President Obama Open To Debate (Editorial)

April 16, 2012

Should drugs be legalized? President Obama waded into the controversial debate during his visit at the sixth Summit of The Americas in Cartegena, Columbia. The President, responded to a question about the potential for legalization, a policy favored by many in Latin America as a way of alleviating the pressures of the narco war on […]

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Extended Facebook Status: Self-Doubt

April 16, 2012

By: Morgan Collins “Quiet the nausea of self-doubt, and take a Pepto Bismol.”   It’s half past midnight and I’m awake. No, I’m not out at a bar having a late night rendezvous with friends. I’m in bed staring at the dark shapes circling on my ceiling. I can feel my pulse pound and my […]

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SCANDAL: Recap of Episode

April 13, 2012

The second episode of ABC’s hit show, Scandal was just as enthralling as the premiere. The show opened with a mysterious new client, an elderly woman sitting in in Olivia Pope’s Office. While she and Olivia calmly sit and banter, Olivia’s crackerjack staff quickly cleans out an office. They wiped the hard drives, boxed up […]

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THE MAYOR OF AMERICA: Heroic Mayor, Cory Booker Rescues Woman From Fire

April 13, 2012

Newark New Jersey Mayor, Cory Booker is not only one of the nation’s most successful mayors but he is now a genuine hero. His miraculous of a woman from her burning home, has many calling him America’s Real Mayor (a simultaneous riff and diss on the title given to Rudy Giuliani of New York for […]

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UNIVERSAL MUSIC: The Congo’s African Orchestra and Their Global Fans

April 12, 2012

Over the past weekend, 60 minutes concluded their program with an inspiring profile on the Orchestra Symphonique Kimbanguiste of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the only symphony in Central Africa and the only all-black orchestra in the world. The profile closed in on the universal appeal of music and gave an unexpected face to classics such as […]

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WHEN PUNDITS ATTACK: First Ladies Become Fair Game!

April 12, 2012

There is a new trend in American politics that is dragging our political discourse down, to once unthinkable lows. It began with Michelle Obama, who has been subjected to a level of vitriol and partisan attack that is unprecedented. Other First Ladies have received tepid criticisms but they have generally been considered off limits. First […]

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