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American University calls off fraternity fund raiser

American University has canceled a fraternity organization due to complaints of cultural appropriation. Sigma Alpha Nu, a fraternity at AU, was going to throw a philanthropy event this semester to raise money for vets. The fraternity wanted to do a sports game to get teams from AU involved so they decided to ...

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Foster Parents: Employees or Volunteers?

Foster care. A term that we hear far too often and have become far too complacent with. When thinking about this term, the first thing that comes to mind are the children in the foster care system. The second thing that comes to mind are the foster parents and how ...

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The Ethics of WikiLeaks and the CIA

Source and Date: Washington Post published on Tuesday about WikiLeaks that show that The CIA has been hacking into TVs, smartphones, and even cars to spy on the owners.   Brief Summary: On Tuesday, WikiLeaks released documents that detail the ways in which the CIA has been hacking different types ...

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CUBAN: Don’t go to school for finance – liberal arts is the future

Over the weekend, billionaire investor Mark Cuban attended the NBA All-Star Technology Summit in New Orleans. In an interview on Friday with Bloomberg journalist Cory Johnson, Cuban discussed the evolving times with robots starting to replace human workers for their jobs. Due to automation, Cuban believes robots will make a ...

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Tanking Oil Prices Continue to Destroy Major Companies

Over the past few months, oil prices have hit record lows, resulting in the downfall of several major corporations that depended on oil for profit. Oil prices used to exceed $100 per barrel; now they are barely scraping the bottom at $28. Oil prices have dropped by over 70%, and ...

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News Talk 2 UNC Scandal

In November 2009 there was word spreading that the  academic counselors were charged with increasing the grades of the football players from North Carolina University. There was a detailed 131 page report created by Kenneth Wainstein  stating that 3100 students received A’s and B’s in nonexistent classes in the African American ...

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Cyber Bullying: From Desktops to Mobile Devices

Today, people are attached to their cell phones.  They are used to send text messages, receive and send emails, go on Facebook, pay for groceries and bills, and more. What is the point of having any other sense of technology sometimes? Everything you ever need is in the palm of ...

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Hudson City Bank hit with largest redlining settlement case

“Two, four, six, eight… we ain’t gonna integrate.” This is one of the many chants that were shouted on September 25, 1957. That was the day that the Little Rock Nine entered and attended their first day of classes at Central Rock High School. While they were set to attend ...

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