Month: February 2017

Airbnb offers home to refugees
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Airbnb offers home to refugees

Airbnb, an online homestay network, opened the doors of its homes worldwide to immigrants and refugees affected by President Trump’s recent travel ban. The company’s CEO, Brian Chesky, turned to Twitter to announce that free housing is available for anyone from the seven Muslim countries unable to return to the […]

Drug lord extradited from Mexico
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Drug lord extradited from Mexico

Mexican authorities extradited Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known by his nickname “El Chapo,” to the United States to face multiple indictments associated with his leadership of the Sinaloa drug cartel. Prosecutors seek to hold his trial in Brooklyn where he will face 17 charges including drug smuggling […]

Syrians flee capital city of Aleppo
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Syrians flee capital city of Aleppo

Debris coated the streets of Syria’s capital city, Aleppo, as the Syrian army’s forces broke into the once city. The battle waged in the streets, once again brought the war to the doorsteps of citizens. The ongoing civil war started in 2011 with protests and anti-regime messages. Many citizens wanted […]

Institutions not trusted with cyber security
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Institutions not trusted with cyber security

A recent Pew study found that few Americans trust institutions with their private data. “You know how in the movies, someone will be hacking a computer and you can’t actually see the screen?” said John-Mark Harris, a freshman kinesiology major at John Brown University. Harris suggested that the reason they […]

Competitor emerges, price of EpiPen increases
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Competitor emerges, price of EpiPen increases

The recent dramatic price increases for EpiPens – up from $100 to $600 market price in the past three months – sparked outrage among EpiPen users, House representatives and even politicians like Hillary Clinton. EpiPen manufacturing company Mylan recently cornered the market on FDA-approved epinephrine injectors, allowing for the price […]

Reported bike thefts increase
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Reported bike thefts increase

The Fall semester demonstrated an increase in reported bike thefts on campus. Scott Wanzer, director of campus safety, said that campus saftey members are not sure if it is an increase in the number of bikes that have been taken from students or an increase in the number of reports […]

Huckabee’s visit fuels controversy
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Huckabee’s visit fuels controversy

The Cathedral of the Ozarks brimmed with faculty, alumni, people from the community and students with overstuffed backpacks on the day that Former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee spoke. They assembled in the pews, on the floor in front of the stage and down the center aisles. On the right […]

Anti-Muslim sentiment increases
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Anti-Muslim sentiment increases

Seven hundred twenty-one travelers from Iraq, Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan did not enter into the United States after the first 72 hours of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, reported the Department of Homeland Security. While the nation is divided on Trump’s order, with many people […]

Dissenting Views Arouse Conversation after Petition
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Dissenting Views Arouse Conversation after Petition

Students and alumni voiced their concerns about the participation of Former Governor Mike Huckabee at John Brown University’s chapel service. The group signed an online petition and will participate in a peaceful demonstration in attempts to raise awareness and start a conversation about their concerns regarding Huckabee’s civil Christian leadership. […]