2013 Flu Season More Severe, Data Shows

The arrival of winter brings with it many wonderful things: sweaters, fireplaces, snow, mittens. And many not-so-wonderful things: fever, cough and copious amounts of Kleenex. These flu signs are inescapable at this time of year, and this year’s flu season also inevitably brings with it the uncertainty and debate over the flu shot. The Center […]

Obama Says Equality is Key for Progress

Change we can believe in. The slogan of President Barack Obama’s first campaign matched the enthusiastic and ambitious nature of 2009’s inaugural address. The 44th president spoke of reinventing the economy, the school systems and the nation. His goals were high and so was his confidence. In the second inaugural address President Obama delivered on […]

First Nations Activists Protest Canadian Land Bill

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday to join in a prayer circle and a peaceful rally at Victor Steinbrueck Park for the indigenous rights of First Nations people. Protestors and supporters of all different races and backgrounds came together to sing, drum and wave flags against a bill jeopardizing land reserved for indigenous people. Idle […]

New Media Changes Coverage of Crime

It was once the responsibility of trench-coat clad reporters, hunkered down in newsrooms until the wee hours of the morning, cigarette smoke circling to the clack of typewriters and the ring of telephones with the latest news tip, to uncover and report on clandestine crimes, aided only by informants and a reporter’s notebook. Or, at […]

If At First You Don’t Secede… Try, Try Again

What with all the hoopla leading up to the 2012 presidential election, it is difficult to believe that it’s all over now. While the results were largely met with favor in the rather liberal Capitol Hill, the outcome has caused many to utilize their First Amendment right to free speech. By Nov. 12, citizens in […]

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