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GOP Healthcare bill fails Senate approval
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GOP Healthcare bill fails Senate approval

Throughout the most recent election cycle, a common guarantee given by the president was the assurance of repealing and replacing The Affodable Care Act. That guarantee flopped as the latest GOP healthcare bill failed to pass the approval of the Senate. Before he was elected, during his campaigning in Pennsylvania, […]

St. Louis police acquittal causes protest
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St. Louis police acquittal causes protest

Riots broke out in St. Louis earlier last month in protest of the acquittal of former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley. On Sept. 15, St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson found Stockley innocent of first-degree murder against Anthony Lamar Smith. Immediately after the verdict was known more than 1,000 […]

Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity
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Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Gold words reading “Christ our Redeemer” sit on a peeling stage, bordered by the words “God our Father, Man our Brother” in equally faded print. Three pots of yellow flowers border the podium, the rest of the background decorated by student artwork representing the Civil Rights movement. In […]

Enactus makes history at World Cup
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Enactus makes history at World Cup

For the first time since its establishment over 40 years ago, Enactus JBU qualified for the Enactus World Cup, an international competition for students across the globe investing in entrepreneurial action to improve the lives of people everywhere. Enactus JBU presented on two of the six current projects for Enactus: […]

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Student helps organize DACA protest

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Maria Meneses helped organize and announce the march she led, where she represented the Arkansas United Community Coalition. The AUCC, founded in 2010, is a non-profit organization that promotes and supports Arkansas’ immigrant community. It helps immigrants apply for and renew their citizenship status and DACA. Meneses […]

Technology faces ethical dilemma with change
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Technology faces ethical dilemma with change

Peruse a tech magazine or browse Netflix for a new sci-fi series, and you’ll see a slew of new inventions, discoveries and technologies being theorized, discussed, developed and incorporated into our world. Some might sound fairly harmless or convenient, like Facebook’s new advertisement-sorting algorithm based on user preferences. Others, like […]

Protesters call to enact DREAM Act
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Protesters call to enact DREAM Act

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Marchers protesting the repeal of DACA were not only calling to reinstate the deferred action set in place by the Obama administration, they were also calling for a bill that would directly address issues of immigration and citizenship. The DREAM Act, introduced in 2017, is a bipartisan […]

Arkansas rated sixth most dangerous state
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Arkansas rated sixth most dangerous state

  Arkansas is the sixth most dangerous state in 2017 in the U.S., according to Law Street Media. Law Street Media ranked each country according to the FBI’s top four major crime categories: murder, aggravated assault, robbery and forcible rape. In 2017, there were 521 violent crimes per 100,000 people […]

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Mexico earthquake claims lives and homes

Thousands of Mexican citizens  flood the shaken city streets of Mexico City, fleeing the destruction of a  a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which hit the center of Mexico, killing 333 persons and reducing 38 buildings In Mexico City to rubble. Mexican marines said they have rescued 115 people and recovered 102 […]

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March of the DREAMers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. In a move considered controversial by Democrats and Republicans alike, President Donald Trump called to end the Consideration for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The program, established through executive order by President Barack Obama, allowed both deferred action and its renewal for undocumented immigrants in […]