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Texas Towns Discover Rare Amoeba

In late September, eight Texas cities were alerted to the presence of a brain-eating amoeba in the cities’ water supplies. This information has led to towns in southeast Texas to issue a disaster declaration. An advisory has been issued stating, “The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) at the direction […]

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SCOTUS Nominee Amy Coney: A brief detailing of Barrett’s background and judicial history.

With the recent passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the subsequent nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to fill the court vacancy, the country’s legal future seemingly hangs in the balance. In the tradition of proper checks and balances, the average American should remain knowledgeable about the Supreme […]

Both presidential and vice presidential candidates have now participated in live debates.
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PRESIDENTIAL & VP CANDIDATES CLASH IN DEBATES

The first Presidential Debate for the 2020 campaign cycle was Tuesday, September 29, featuring former Vice President Joe Biden and incumbent President Donald Trump. The debate topics include the Supreme Court nominee, COVID-19, healthcare, the economy, taxes, racial justice, law and order, protests in Portland, climate change, and election integrity. […]

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Nationwide Protests Continue Amid Breonna Taylor Case Ruling

On Wednesday, September 23, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron released the ruling on 26 year old Breonna Taylor’s murder. Cameron claimed that after thorough investigation, one of the three involved officers, Brett Hankison, will be facing three counts of wanton endangerment of the first degree. This indictment was given six […]

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Biden Visits PA For 9/11 Anniversary Former VP Biden honored the passengers and crew of Flight 93.

The former Vice President traveled to Shanksville, Pa. on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Following a trip to New York City, Biden stopped by the memorial to honor the brave people who perished on Flight 93, the hijacked plane that had crashed in a field while on […]

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Wildfires Burden West Coast: Washington, Oregon, and California suffer amid intense wildfires.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up and look out the window to see a red sky? Beginning in early September, that became the reality for many living on the West Coast, especially in California, Washington and Oregon. The air was filled with ash and […]

Eastern University's Diversity and Inclusion Initiative has been critiqued by students and faculty alike.
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“DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND BELONGING”: A look into the shortcomings of Eastern University’s diversity initiative.

The Diversity and Inclusion Planning Initiative was created in 2016 to respond to an analysis which determined the racial makeup of the EU workforce had been steadily declining from 2010 to 2015. The analysis specifically cited university leadership as lacking in racial, ethnic, and gender diversity. The initiative, charged by […]

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Happenings: A list of important dates to mark in your agendas!

CoffeeHouse • 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 11 | Walton Upper Lobby | 100 Days till Commencement Celebration Windows on the World: Imani Barbarin • 10:00 AM Friday, September 11 | “Challenging Ableism” Philosophy Society • 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 17 Windows on the World & Evening Performance: Audrey Assad • […]

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Kamala Harris Disinformation: QAnon’s continuous spread of disinformation on Democratic political candidates of color

California Senator Kamala Harris has faced extensive backlash since being named Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s vice president running mate, mostly from the far-right on social media. QAnon, a popular conspiracy group from the far-right, has been the most notable source of the vitriol, particularly in questioning Harris’s eligibility for […]

Organization advocating for sexual assault survivors rights takes a stand against recent Title IX regulatory changes.
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TITLE IX REGULATIONS LOWER VICTIM PROTECTIONS ACROSS THE NATION

Recent release of the Department of Education’s regulations governing sex discrimination at federally funded institutions, Title IX, has sparked much controversy and conversation. The first federal alteration since1997, these changes have been received with mixed criticism and support. The bulk of the changes made to Title IX address issues of […]