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National trend of increasing anti-Semitism continues with Women’s March

Recent accusations towards Women’s March leaders marked an increasing trend of anti-Semitism across the United States. Tamika Mallory and Carmen Perez, co-chairs of the Women’s March national organization, posted photos on Instagram in 2017 with Louis Farrakhan, leader of the black nationalist group Nation of Islam, according to CNN. During […]

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The Venezuela political crisis escalates over the weekend

Once the wealthiest country in Latin America, Venezuela now faces severe food and medicine shortages caused by economic crisis. The economic crisis follows years of what government critics consider severe economic mismanagement and corruption. Supporters of the government blame the plummeting economy on falling oil prices and international sanctions. According […]

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New study analyzes how countries view the United States

A recent Pew Research study shows that almost half of the people in surveyed countries see U.S. power as a “major threat” to their country. Across six continents, 22 countries were surveyed. “A median of 45 percent across the surveyed nations see U.S. power and influence as a major threat, […]

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Congress recognized as the most diverse in history

After citizens across the nations elected new  leaders and the states announced the results, a recent report found that the incoming Congress is the most racially and ethnically diverse congress in U.S. history. On Jan. 3, the 116th Congress swore in 10 new senators and 101 new representatives. “If we […]

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Yearbook reveals blackface of Virginian leadership

Two Virginia state politicians received accusations of wearing blackface and another faces accusations of sexual assault, but despite the latest news, none of the three politicians have stepped down. Ralph Northam, the democratic Governor of Virginia, was the first exposed for using blackface. Someone discovered his 1984 medical school yearbook […]

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Campus leadership reflects on racial diversity

In examining its history of race relations, John Brown University seeks to promote continued growth of diversity among its faculty and students. The university is currently experiencing a decline in enrollment, with the total number of students having decreased by 20.7 percent from the 2016-2017 school year to this year, […]

School paper fights for rights amidst censorship
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School paper fights for rights amidst censorship

Springdale High School and Har-Ber High School officially split in 2005 because of the rapid growth in the Springdale school district. For over a decade, the two schools have been entrenched in an intense rivalry, especially in their athletic programs. In 2017, when five students in the athletic programs at […]