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Beto O’Rourke speaks out against critical race theory in schools

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke has become one of the first Democratic Party leaders to speak out explicitly against critical race theory (CRT) in schools. O’Rourke addressed a crowd from Texas to Victoria on Friday, where he was asked about the suitability …

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Anti-Russian bias exposes flaws in critical race theory and intersectionality | VICTOR JOECKS

If you substituted “China” or “Islam” for Russia, the mainstream national media would denounce the racist reaction to the war in Ukraine. Since Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, now is a bad time to own a business associated with Russia. Or anything else that the ignorant associate with Russia. …

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Cormac McCarthy to publish two new novels

In a rare appearance in Santa Fe, NM, in 2015, Cormac McCarthy offered a tantalizing glimpse of his work in progress: “The Passenger,” a novel that explored esoteric ideas about math, physics, and nature. of consciousness. Since then, readers have been eager for this novel. Widely revered as one of …

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A group of activists stop in Loudoun during the popular convoy

The Moms for America group pulled their truck out of the popular DC-bound convoy to hold a Loudoun County in Ashburn on March 5. The group, led by conservative activist Kimberly Fletcher, says it is “reclaiming our culture for truth, family, freedom and the Constitution.” Fletcher was subpoenaed by the …

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Our rich history: Msgr. William F. Cleves, President of the Scholar of Thomas More; learned several languages

By David E. SchroederSpecial for NKyTribune Part 35 of our series, “Retrospect and Vista II”: Thomas More College/University, 1971-2021 Father William (Bill) Cleves was named the eleventh president of Thomas More College on September 25, 1992, after serving four months on an interim basis. Father – later Monsignor – Cleves …

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The Far-Right Philosophy Guiding Putin – Byline Times

In the second of his two-part series on funding Russian oligarchs and far-right disinformation, Sian Norris examines the distorted worldview that inspired Putin’s assault Vienna, 2014. Far-right European political leaders like Marion Maréchal Le Pen and Aymeric Chauprade of the French National Front, and Hans-Christian Strache of the Austrian FPÖ, …

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The Long Walk Review: A Philosophical Ghost Story

In his third feature film, the long walk, Mattie Do from Laos, the country’s only horror filmmaker and director, blends both genre and timeline into one philosophical ghost story. The film tells the story of a middle-aged hermit (Yannawoutthi Chanthalungsy) who lived a life of regret after the death of …

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W&M’s Global Research Institute receives $1.9 million to address pressing challenges around the world

Multidisciplinary pole: Students and faculty members attend a barbecue at William & Mary’s Global Research Institute, where academics and policy practitioners collaborate to apply research to real-world problems. Photo courtesy of GRI by Tina Eshleman, University Advancement | March 1, 2022 New support for William & Mary’s Global Research Institute …

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Grace Lavery ‘terrified’ after so-called ‘gender critics’ target her mother

Grace Lavery has pulled out of scheduled debates ahead of her UK tour after several “gender sensitive activists” harassed her mother online. (Instagram/@grace.lavery.pangolin) The mother of trans author and teacher Grace Lavery has been harassed online by a swarm of so-called ‘gender critics’ on Twitter. Lavery – who is an …

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A photographer tells the story of the fight for equality in SC | Way of life

ORANGEBURG, SC – Orangeburg photographer Cecil Williams has captured thousands of images of African Americans’ struggle for equal rights over the decades and is now set to unveil a series of wall art that depicts their history in the state. It’s a story he hopes will reach middle and high …

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Pushing the Boundaries: The Rise of German Business Schools

One of Germany’s leading business schools sits awkwardly in Berlin between the rebuilt Humboldt Forum museum complex and a rose garden planted by Margot Honecker, former education minister and wife of East Germany’s last leader. Is a communist. The European School of Management and Technology, founded to train the country’s …

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Local students earn academic honors

Emmanuel announces the list of the dean In recognition of their outstanding academic achievements, Emmanuel College has named over 800 students to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2021 semester. To earn a spot on the Dean’s List, Emmanuel College students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or more for …

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Faith leaders and educators urge lawmakers to reject bills undermining Kansas schools

TOPEKA — A coalition of Kansas religious leaders and education advocates is calling on lawmakers to reject legislation being drafted to ban or restrict the teaching of the racial history of the United States. More than 50 people gathered on the first floor of the Topeka Capitol on Tuesday to …

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Will we soon be eating chicken from animal cells?

The brisket I ate came from tissue that had developed short meat fibers and had been pressed in plastic molds to approximate the size and shape of a small boneless brisket. It had less chew but a lot more flavor than a typical grocery store breast. The biggest difference was …

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Business notes – February 2022

New Flights Sustain Traffic at Tri-Cities Airport The Tri-Cities Airport is reporting a respectable increase in air traffic in 2021 thanks in part to the arrival of new carriers. With 346,503 people boarding flights, boardings are up 83% from 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic hurt travel and left planes nearly …

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US military unveils climate strategy as military prepares for climate change

Why does the Pentagon care about climate change? The nation’s military staff did not suddenly turn into a bunch of schoolboys. But strategists are increasingly alarmed by the security implications of climate change. The story continues under the ad The strategy notes “an increased risk of armed conflict in places …

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Pacira’s lawsuit against anesthesiology dismi

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is pleased that the lawsuit against ASA, the editor of Anesthesiology – the official peer-reviewed journal of the ASA – and 11 contributing authors from Pacira Biosciences Inc., was dismissed by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. U.S. District …

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Is anti-racist education racist? Experts see echoes of segregation in latest trial | Education

With the state embroiled in a controversy over systemic racism in schools, a lawsuit against Albemarle County Public Schools could turn the area into a battleground. The lawsuit takes aim at Albemarle County Schools’ plan to eliminate racism and close long-standing achievement gaps between groups of students. Five Albemarle families …

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What Indigenous Peoples Can Teach Us About Fighting Climate Change

Julian Brave Noisecat Photo courtesy of Emily Kassie Julian Brave NoiseChat is a writer and advocate for Indigenous peoples. He is himself a member of the Secwepemc First Nation and a descendant of the Líl‘Mount Currie wat Nation of British Columbia. NoiseCat suggests that climate change is a call for …

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Robert Edward Martinka | News, Sports, Jobs

Robert E. Martinka, 89, of Chanhassen entered eternal life on January 23, 2022. He died at home with his family by his side and wrapped in prayer. “Bob” was born on December 1, 1932 in Lucan, Minnesota to Herbert and Agnes (Steffl) Martinka. He grew up in New Ulm with …

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CRYPTO U grows in response to consumer demand

Program enhancements include a robust library of hands-on training videos, a crypto coin wallet, and live concierge services to personally guide consumers. This press release was originally distributed by ReleaseWire Missoula, MT – (ReleaseWire) – 01/25/2022 – SWYCH U, LLC announced the implementation of an extensive series of enhancements to …

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Dispatch42 School Safety Officer Training

Dispatch 42 School launches new training – Safety Manager Just six months ago, Shipping42 launched the Freight dispatcher training platform – “Dispatch42 School”, a school where everyone can learn the profession of truck dispatcher in a few months and start working immediately. Both the idea and the truck dispatcher training …

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More Than Masks and Critical Race Theory – 3 Tasks You Should Be Ready to Do Before You Report to the School Board

When people show up at the school board these days, they’re often motivated to campaign on a controversial topic. That’s according to Ballotpedia, a non-profit organization that tracks political elections in the United States. In an analysis of school board elections in 463 school districts in 2021, the organization found …

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Guyana’s oil and gas sector: An ‘accident’ and a ‘zombie business’ shape its first decade

introductionLast week’s column concluded my rather lengthy revisit of the Buxton, BP proposal. This task started on Sunday, September 26 and took thirteen columns, which is much longer than I had originally planned. Therefore, except for very brief references to this topic in the future, I do not anticipate having …

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Meet Indian scientist Hashima Hasan, who helped launch NASA’s telescope

Dr. Hashima Hasan, an Indian-born scientist, played a key role in launching the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Webb Space Telescope. After graduation, she took the opportunity to work as a senior scientist at NASA headquarters in Washington DC. One of his important roles is as Assistant Program Scientist …

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The Race War – Byline Times

Sian Norris and Heidi Siegmund Cuda look at what happened on January 6, 2021 at the United States Capitol and investigate how the insurgents’ white supremacist goals led to a far-right takeover education policy “This is America,” one man shouted into the camera during the January 6, 2021, attempted insurrection. …

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Behind Automation for Officeless Workers, with Maximl CEO Pankaj Pawan

In a survey conducted by Meta’s workplace, 74% of workers without a desk believe that there are barriers to communication at work, especially in teamwork. It is safe to say that this is the new sphere explored by automation, making the workplace better and efficient for workers without an office. …

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View: A Date With Mathematics

I can’t say that I was totally surprised to learn that Neena Gupta has just won the Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians in Developing Countries, awarded annually by the International Center for Theoretical Physics in Italy. Why couldn’t an actress take advantage of her science? After all, there have been …

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Noem Draft Law Banning Critical Race Theory in Schools | national news

(The Center Square) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has drafted legislation that would prohibit South Dakota schools and universities from teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT), according to a press release from his office. The bill comes months after the governor signed a Executive Decree which banned CRT in schools …

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Keeping 2001 open: Argentina’s uprising 20 years later

On December 19 and 20, 2001, a popular rebellion broke out in Argentina. With the economy plummeting, people have taken to the streets with a clear refrain: “Que se vayan todos.“ The government quickly defaulted on its massive debt, and many new experiences of horizontal grassroots organization and economic alternatives …

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Ten ways Fermilab advanced science and technology in 2021

Researchers from more than 50 countries are collaborating with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory of the US Department of Energy to develop cutting-edge technologies and solve the mysteries of matter, energy, space and time. Here is a look at 10 ways they have advanced science and technology in 2021. Fermilab …

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Ted Cruz Releases E-Book Teaching ‘Defense’ Against Critical Race Theory

As Texas school districts challenge books for teaching so-called critical race theory, Sen. Ted Cruz has released a how-to guide for conservatives considering running for school boards. The book describes how to “fight” against the academic setting to be taught in K-12 education. The Republican Senator recently released his free …

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Regulating the Quality of Charter Schools | Regulatory review

Researchers analyze variations in the quality regulation of charter schools across states. Charter schools have inspired controversial debates about how best to provide quality educational opportunities. The virtual school during the COVID-19 pandemic appeared to reveal the frustrations of some parents with traditional public schools. Charter schools, however, can be …

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Ron Lora: the hysteria over critical race theory is misplaced

Imagine you dreamed of a faraway country with a multicultural population, but a majority group that coexisted with a minority population. There was some overlap of interests, but the minority was generally treated unfairly. They aroused suspicion, especially in certain public spaces. They found it more difficult to get loans, …

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Critical Race Theory and the Complicated Arc of American History

A prominent 19th century historical figure has publicly declared slavery “a stain on our national character.” Abraham Lincoln? Frédéric Douglass? John Brown? No. Roger Brooke Taney who, as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, authored the infamous 1857 Dred Scott decision denying African Americans citizenship rights …

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Idaho State University’s Department of Geosciences Celebrates Professor Paul Link’s Career | Community

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Views of the valley: Me? In a fight? Let’s learn from the breed in history, let’s not get angry | New

Now, I usually mind my own business when I overhear a conversation, but that wasn’t the case last week in the YMCA pool while I waited for my water aerobics class to start. I warmed up slowly and listened lazily to a conversation between a man and a woman walking …

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Albert Einstein’s sanctuary from the Nazis was a Norfolk log cabin

The little-known story of how genius Jewish physicist Albert Einstein sheltered from the Nazis in a secluded log cabin in Norfolk has been told in a new book. The legendary scientist was kept safe by armed guards in the cabin at Roughton Heath, near Cromer, for three weeks in 1933 …

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Critical Race Theory Debates Drown Student Learning Experiences

A Black Lives Matter anti-racist rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery on May 31, 2020 (GoToVan / Wikimedia Commons) “Journey to Justice: A Critical Race Theory Primer” is a joint initiative between Mrs. magazine, the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) and the Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice. …

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Connected Nation Live Panel welcomes progress in digital divide

The recent passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was an unprecedented step towards bridging the digital divide that nevertheless leaves a considerable amount of data collection, mapping and other work still to be done, according to a panel. Live from experts and tech advocates held Wednesday. by the …

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Counterpoint: The real flaw of CRT is that it is not revolutionary enough

Apparently, I hadn’t realized that decades ago I should have been discouraged at the thought of accomplishing anything. This is what Mitch Pearlstein suggests in “Making sense of the debates on CRT and ‘systemic racism'” (Opinion Exchange, November 13). African Americans of my generation, says Pearlstein, who believed in what …

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New law banning critical race theory applied to local school boards

Bill defines Critical Race Theory as “the theory that racism is not simply the product of individual acquired prejudice or prejudice, but that racism is systematically entrenched in American society and the United States legal system. to facilitate racial inequality ”. So what impact does this have on what is …

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Texas Governor Candidate: Whistleblower Alleges “Critical Racial Theory Indoctrination” at State Agency

A The whistleblower has revealed information about a Texas state agency that forced “critical indoctrination of racial theory” among employees, according to Texas candidate for governor Don Huffines. The anonymous whistleblower, identified only as an employee of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, shared the material with the …

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The four women who upset philosophy

November 6, 2021 The women are up to something. By Benjamin Lipscomb. Oxford University Press; 326 pages; $ 27.95 and £ 20 “THERE HAS never been a woman who could do philosophy as she can. This is what Philippa Foot said of her friend, Elizabeth Anscombe, in a recommendation to …

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Person arrested during Freedom Center sit-in

Members of the activist groups Extinction Rebellion and Kochs Off Campus! gathered at the University of Arizona on Thursday, October 28 to protest the alleged funding of the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom by Charles Koch and related organizations. An individual was arrested at the Freedom Center. Charles Koch …

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Army of Thieves’ end (and its origin) explained

One of the unexpected joys of Zack Snyderzombie-classified heist extravaganza Army of the dead was Matthias Schweighöfer as Dieter, the charming security hacker, so the idea of ​​a romantic and dashing character-driven spinoff movie would be good news… With the exception of one bittersweet (and somewhat spoiler) fact: Dieter, like …

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Is it possible to write an unbiased history of human civilization?

Together, Will and Ariel Durant have written more than 53 investigations into human existence. Many of them, including The history of philosophy and the eleven-volume series History of civilization, have become national bestsellers. The latter earned the couple a Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction as well as a Presidential Medal …

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Feehery: Critical Thinking Theory | The hill

EEducation is the main issue in the Virginia governor’s race. This is generally not a good topic for Republicans, as Democrats usually make it a referendum to spend more money. But this year, the question is not how much money is spent on education; this is how money is spent …

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Jose Rodriguez named American V fellow

image: José Rodriguez is researching catalysts to improve clean energy production and control environmental pollution. seen Following Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory UPTON, NY — José Rodriguez, a chemist in the US Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and assistant professor in the departments of chemistry and materials science and chemical …

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How neoliberalism hijacked human rights

The return of Democrats to the White House is very interesting, both for neoliberalism and for human rights. Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently said the Biden administration will put human rights at the center of its foreign policy. It is very clear that this is part of the new …

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Chicago Film Festival returns to GSU | Culture & Leisure

Tickets for the fourth Chicago Southland International Film Festival (CSIFF) presented by Governors State University are now available. This year’s festival provides expanded access to Chicagoland, remote / rural and international viewers through a hybrid on-site and virtual delivery model. Virtual streaming will be offered via the Eventive platform from …

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Humanities Welcomes New Professors and Staff

New Faculty Josefina Bittar, Assistant Professor, Languages ​​and Applied Linguistics Josefina bittar got his doctorate. in Linguistics at the University of New Mexico. After earning her BA in Spanish Language and Literature from the Universidad Nacional de Asunción (Paraguay), she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to earn an MA in …

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Four Faculty Members Named MAC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows | UMM News

Contact: Erin FlynnOctober 5, 2021 KALAMAZOO, Michigan — Four outstanding faculty members have been selected to represent Western Michigan University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Program (ALDP). Drs. Eric archer, Carla Adkison Johnson, Jennifer harrison and Matthew Mingus are the University’s 2021-22 ALDP scholars. “I’m really excited to …

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From Marx to Gandhi: the political world of JP

The genesis of Jayaprakash (JP) Narayan’s passionate pursuit of freedom and a just and fair order can be traced to the political and philosophical spirit of his years of study in the United States (United States), starting at the University of California at Berkeley and later at the University of …

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Johnston County adopts anti-CRT rules on breed education

Johnston County teachers could be disciplined or fired for teaching that historical American figures were not heroes, undermining the US Constitution in class, or saying racism is an integral part of American life. The Johnston County Council of Commissioners is withholding $ 7.9 million until the school board passes a …

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Are pulsars the source of galactic cosmic rays?

Are pulsars the source of galactic cosmic rays? Press release from: Posted: Wednesday September 29 2021 For Dr Alison Mitchell, who is transferring to the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) at ETH Zürich, this would be a dream come true. Starting in October, Dr Mitchell and his junior research group Emmy Noether …

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Silencer Central announces new website

Silencer Central launched a new website and a new logo. The redesigned site further streamlines the shopping experience and provides more versatile tools for suppressor training and improved customer service. “As Silencer Central continues to grow, its tools must also grow and evolve,” said Brandon Maddox, CEO of Silencer Central. …

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Prime Minister Modi Takes Indian Technicians and H-1B Visa Issue with Biden in Personal Meeting | Latest India News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his very first in-person meeting with President Joe Biden, raised a number of issues involving the Indian community in America, including access for Indian professionals to the United States and speaking about H visas -1B, Foreign Minister Harsh Vardhan said Shringla. Prime Minister Modi called …

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Yurok Tribe Gets $ 30 Million Education Grant

The Yurok Tribe received a $ 30 million grant from Promise Neighborhoods of the United States Department of Education to create a five-year regional effort for a “School-Career Path Project” that will establish curricula and support services for students in Del Norte County. “Yurok’s Department of Education is excited about …

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Lesson of the day: “Critical Race Theory: A Brief History”

For example, in June, the Florida State Board of Education passed amendments banning Critical Race Theory and Project 1619 in its classrooms. One amendment read: Instructions on the subjects required should be factual and objective, and should not suppress or distort significant historical events, such as the Holocaust, slavery, civil …

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Contrarian Course: Fall 2021 Edition

Browsing through Stanford’s course catalog can be a bleak experience, and the University does little to guide students in choosing interesting courses outside of their major. To help you, we’ve combed through the Fall Course Catalog for you! We have selected current and past classes Review the members especially enjoyed …

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Changes: New Holland Brewing receives Masters Medal

New Holland Brewing, one of the top 50 craft breweries, recently received a Masters Medal from The Spirits Business in the American Whiskey Masters Competition for its Beer Barrel Bourbon, which is aged in new American oak barrels before finishing in the brewery’s Dragon’s Milk barrels. Dragon’s Milk casks offer …

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Make ends meet with a 401k

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – In 1978, the 401k was born as a retirement savings and investment plan that employers offer employees with tax breaks that help them save. Most dream of quitting their jobs at some point and enjoying the retirement lifestyle they dreamed of, but don’t know how to …

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Monticello Hall of Fame Recipients Announced |

MONTICELLO – The 2020 and 2021 Monticello Hall of Fame recipients have been announced. The 2020 recipients are Marian Perkins Fox and Robert “Bob” Montgomery. The recipients for 2021 are Mike Koon and Eric Stiverson. Here’s a little more about each Hall of Fame inductee. Marian Perkins Fox Marian Perkins …

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