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The NBA witnessed one of the most historic ends to the a regular season. ESPN featured three games on the night of April 13, 2016: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzles at Golden State Warriors, and Utah Jazz at Los Angles Lakers. The Boston Celtics found themselves down 26 points to the Miami Heat […]

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Hillary Clinton‘s Presidential campaign is under fire due to a bill signed into affect in 1994. The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act was signed in to law by Hilary Clinton’s husband President Bill Clinton on September 13, 1994. Two decades later the bill is affected Hilary Clinton’s campaign. The Violent Crime Control and […]

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The sagas today

Posted by: | April 10, 2016 | No Comment |

The Norse sagas are relevant today. These written descriptions of Norse traditions tell about traditions, major events, and tales of exploration that allow scholars, or any history buff, to learn about what life was like for the Norse community. Today, these sagas have been read and studied by many people, which has resulted with books, shows, […]

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He said, she said

Posted by: | April 4, 2016 | No Comment |

Everyone tells stories. Whether we are telling a friend about what we saw on our morning commute or sharing an old family story that is passed down through the generations we all take part in storytelling. By definition storytelling is “the telling or writing of stories;” and the definition of a story is “a narrative, either […]

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CJ’s Press Pass

Posted by: | April 3, 2016 | No Comment |

Lehigh’s CJ McCollum‘s dreams were answered when the Portland Trailblazers selected him with the 10th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. After 2 years of playing behind talent players, McCollum was elevated to starting shooting guard and is having an incredible season for a Portland Trailblazer team that is suppose to be in an […]

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Soup’s en pointe

Posted by: | March 29, 2016 | 1 Comment |

Marie Taglioni is known as being one of the most influential ballerinas in history. Her astounding talent and graceful dancing set her apart from most other dancers of her time. Taglioni’s debut was the brilliant La Sulphide which was made with her in mind, at least the Italian version did. Taglioni danced during the romantic era of the […]

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Religious Freedom Bill?

Posted by: | March 28, 2016 | No Comment |

On March 25, 2015,  Indiana passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The bill allows businesses who oppose homosexuality the right to turn away gays, lesbians, and transgenders due to religious reasons. Indiana’s passing of this bill was met with much controversy, but now in 2016 two states are following in Indiana’s footsteps. Georgia and North Carolina have […]

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Big Boy’s Neighborhood

Posted by: | March 28, 2016 | No Comment |

One of the infamous voices on radio in Los Angeles is Kurt “Big Boy” Alexander. Big Boy is the host of Big Boy’s Neighborhood on Real 92.3 LA. Airing Monday through Saturday 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. His radio show are known for its R&B and Hip-Hop mixes and infamous interviews. Big Boy is an interactive host […]

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Learning through technology

Posted by: | March 27, 2016 | No Comment |

Media literacy dramatically increased with the increase of  technology. The education systems in America, as well as other countries, use technology to increase the media literacy of their students. There are many lessons being taught that focus on learning how to use technology and teaching students how to analyze and break down different forms of […]

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On February 26, 2016, FIFA elected Gianni Infantio as the new president replacing Sepp Blatter. Infantio previously served as the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) General Secretary. The election of Infantio comes after a three year investigation leading to indictments of 14 people involved with FIFA and sports firms by the U.S. Justice Department. […]

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Vikings and Vinland

Posted by: | March 17, 2016 | No Comment |

Christopher Columbus was not the first explorer to discover North America. Let’s get that important tidbit of information out of the way. There is a lot of debate surrounding the issue of who “discovered” America; and it is a argument to have another day. There is something, however, that can and will be explored today and that is […]

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Closing Guantanamo Bay

Posted by: | March 1, 2016 | No Comment |

During his 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised to close the military prison known as Guantanamo Bay. In his last year in office, President Obama is going to try to make good on that promise. In February 2016, President Obama announced his executive order to close Guantanamo Bay.  But closing Guantanamo Bay will face challenges […]

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