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By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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‘Paul Apostle of Christ’ highlights the Christian persecution and hunger for righteousness in Paul’s ministry

Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ attempted to capture some of the horror and tragedy of Jesus Christ’s murder, his crucifixion. Now, picking up years after Jesus’ resurrection and ascension, More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Myrtle Beach Establishes New Beach Safety Plan, Considers Historic Districts

The city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is putting a new beach safety plan in place, which they’re calling “Oceanfront 2018.” Police Chief Amy Prock discussed the plan in a meeting on Wednesday. If More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Disney’s romantic ‘Lady and the Tramp’ arrives on digital, Blu-ray, adds some historical value for modern audiences

Lady and the Tramp is one of Disney’s most underrated and underrepresented films, with an incredible romantic theme, beautiful scenes and powerful music. Now the classic film arrives with in digital version, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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University of Richmond professors Jory Brinkerhoff and Manuella Meyer received Fulbright awards

University of Richmond biology professor Jory Brinkerhoff and history professor Manuella Meyer have received Fulbright awards to support their research projects. Jory Brinkerhoff, a disease ecologist who studies More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Pure Flix falls flat with ‘Samson’ but don’t blame Taylor James

Pure Flix returns with another faith-based film, an epic Samson tale, based on the popular Biblical events surrounding the God-empowered Jew who conquers the Philistines only to betray his oath with the Lord and More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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The History of St Valentine, creation of the holiday

While cards, candy, flowers and romance take center stage to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it was on February 14 around the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Michigan State’s Shreena Gandhi says whites doing yoga are guilty of exploiting ‘a system of power, privilege, and oppression’

A professor of religious studies at Michigan State University recently argued that white people who practice yoga are guilty of enjoying a “system of power, privilege, and oppression.” Michigan State University More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Oregon’s Reed College amends Western Civ class after protests call it ‘Caucasoid’ and ‘Eurocentric’

The Reed College adminstration and staff have agreed to revise the mandatory freshman humanities course, Humanities 110, focused on the Western Canon in response to student protests which called it “Caucasoid” More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Are Children Today in Danger of Receiving Too Much Homework?

Children need to learn. Children need an education. An education begins with repetition and retention. Children’s minds are not strong enough to survive on independent thinking. Not yet. It is through repetition More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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The First Groundhog Day: February 2, 1887 and the beginning of the Punxsutawney Phil traditions

On this day in 1887, Groundhog Day, featuring a rodent meteorologist, is celebrated for the first time at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The legend of Punxsutawney Phil is born. According to More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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‘The Riot and the Dance’ brings the ‘wonder’ of creation to the big screen with Dr Gordon Wilson

Moviegoers will soon get the chance to dive deeper into creation, appreciate the wonders of the animal kingdom and discover the world around us on the big screen. “The Riot and the Dance” is a nature and science More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. VIDEOS

1962 New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer Martin Luther King, Jr., half-length portrait, facing left, with left arm raised, at freedom rally, Washington Temple Church / World Telegram & Sun More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Martin Luther King Jr And His Guns

“MLK had a houseful of guns. Ironically, he was turned down for a carry permit, because, being African American, he was deemed by local law enforcement to be “not suitable.” Yes – you heard More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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What To Do When You Feel Frustrated With Politics

We live in one of the most politically charged eras in history. Even people who were previously apolitical seem to be invested in the current political era. It seems like no one is currently satisfied with the state More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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6 Wars that changed history forever

Irrespective of whether people like it or not, wars have played a great role in shaping the world to what it is right now. The current political situation, the number of developed and under-developed countries are More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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First poster, trailer for TNT’s ‘The Alieniest’ with Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans

TNT released new key art with a trailer to promote their upcoming limited series The Alienist. The Alienist opens when a series of haunting murders of boy prostitutes grips New York City. Newly appointed police More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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‘Titantic 20th anniversary’ with James Cameron Premiering November 26th

Thirty-two years after the discovery and 20 years after the blockbuster movie, the Titanic story is still evolving in unexpected ways and now, National Geographic, from executive producer and National Geographic More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Michael Kelly previews ‘The Long Road Home’: it’s story about the ‘true cost of war,’ a ‘story about humanity’

National Geographic’s new miniseries “The Long Road Home” centers on the fame ambush in Iraq, April 4, 2004 – “Black Sunday.” House of Cards star Michael Kelly stars at Lt. Col. Gary Volesky, the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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New college education study: graduates getting ‘random, unconnected courses’ ‘gaps in their basic skills and knowledge’

A recent national survey found that a “genuine, well-rounded college education” is a thing of the past at many colleges and universities, finding that most studnets are left with a “thin and patchy More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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The Challenger Disaster: What Went Wrong?

The Space Shuttle Challenger on its STS-51L mission was launched for the first time on January 28, 1986, from pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. The families of the astronauts were there, many More...


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