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September, 2014

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 30, 2014

By On September 30, 2014

Chinese Official Try to Keep Hong Kong Democracy Movement Quiet Following the pro-democracy protests that began over the weekend in Hong Kong, officials in China are scrambling to control the spread of… Read More

Lifestyle

Mike Brown and Kanye West

By On September 29, 2014

The tragic death of 18-year old Mike Brown has exposed the many aspects of racism on a larger scale than most are used to. His murderer, Officer Darren Wilson, remains on paid… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 29, 2014

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Over 30 people believed to be dead after Ontake volcano erupts in Japan  Mount Ontake, a volcano located on Japan’s main island of Honshu, erupted late Saturday morning. While at least 250… Read More

USA

Hugh Evans on the Global Citizens Festival

By On September 29, 2014

Central Park’s Great Lawn burned brighter than the New York skyline, as 60,000 phones stretched in the air during Jay Z and Beyoncé’s surprise performance of “Forever Young”. The crowd below the… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 26, 2014

By On September 26, 2014

Abbas is speaking to the UN about a plan to end the Occupation today For what it’s worth, Mahmoud Abbas, leader of the Palestinian Authority, will be addressing the 69th UN General… Read More

International

Transcending Borders

By On September 26, 2014

All’s quiet on the Middle Eastern front. It’s been a while since Israel or Palestine has headlined in the news, and that’s a good thing. The Egypt-sponsored, open-ended ceasefire between the two… Read More

Art

Top Moments of Hopscotch Music Festival 2014

By On September 26, 2014

North Carolina is an outlier of showcasing experimental music in the Deep South, with it’s local music scenes respectively in the Triangle Area, Asheville and Charlotte but also in its ability to… Read More

Asia

Abbas Grovels While Hamas Bites Back

By On September 25, 2014

The rhetoric coming from the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have never been similar, but comments from each in the past week have galvanized their differences. While Hamas and Fatah met in Cairo… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 25, 2014

By On September 25, 2014

Native American and Canadian Tribes Sign Treaty to Restore Iconic Bison Tuesday, tribal leaders from Montana and Alberta agreed to a pact while gathered on Montana’s Blackfeet Reservation. The treaty is the… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 24, 2014

By On September 24, 2014

The Vatican Arrests Former Archbishop on Charges of Pedophilia The Vatican arrested former archbishop, Jozef Wesolowski, on charges of paying for sex with young children while serving as an ambassador for the… Read More

Lifestyle

Beyoncé: The Face of Modern Feminism

By On September 23, 2014

I doubt that I will ever forget the day that Beyoncé’s fifth studio album was released. Just as all flashbulb memories are burned into our minds, every detail of that Thursday night… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 23, 2014

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Rockefellers to Switch Investments to “Clean Energy” The Rockefeller family previously had put money into fossil fuels that is now worth over $50 billion in investments. It is believed that John D.… Read More

USA

Contra from the People’s Climate March

By On September 22, 2014

In a defining moment in the history of the movement against human caused climate change, 400,000 people made their presence known at the People’s Climate March on Sunday in New York City.… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 22, 2014

By On September 21, 2014

China and Iran to Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in the Persian Gulf  For the first time in history, the two nations will conduct a four day naval exercise off the coast of… Read More

Art

Meet Kevin Abstract and his new project- MTV1987

By On September 21, 2014

Kevin Abstract is a rapper originally from Corpus Christi who uses music to explore this world through his lens of growing up with the internet. I first discovered him when a friend… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 19, 2014

By On September 19, 2014

US Spacecraft to Reach Mars this Weekend  The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is scheduled to begin Mars orbit this weekend.  Launched last November. this is the 10th NASA orbiter… Read More

Lifestyle

Fatima

By On September 19, 2014

How do you react to a sack of limbs? Club feet and writhing? Unable to express herself in anything more eloquent than frequent groans? She rolls and flails on the ground, hands… Read More

International

Hassan Rouhani is Not Drinking the Kool-Aid

By On September 18, 2014

“It is a joke that the countries which trained, equipped, and financed terrorist groups now suddenly seek to fight these terrorist groups,” said the Iranian president this past Monday in a meeting… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 18, 2014

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Bomb Blast Kills Students in Kano, Nigeria A police shootout with suspected suicide bombers has left at least 13 people dead and a further 34 wounded. Four gunmen stormed the school on… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: September 17, 2014

By On September 17, 2014

ISIS propaganda looks like next Hollywood bloodbath   The Islamic State terrorist organization (ISIS) released their most recent publicity stunt late Tuesday night, this time in the form of a theatrical trailer.… Read More