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By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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How the world is divided on global warming, James Hansen and climate change

“If the current pace of the buildup of these gases continues, the effect is likely to be a warming of 3 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit [between now and] the year 2025 to 2050…. The rise in global temperature is predicted More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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Fox News winning cable ratings battle, CNN falls below HGTV, USA and TBS

Fox News Channel was once again the most watched cable network in both total day and in prime time, among total viewers last week. MSNBC came in second. TBS and Investigation Discovery were No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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New ‘Wonder Woman 2’ teaser logo confirms the film will be set in 1984

Fans learned that Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 2 would take place during the Cold War in the 1980s, but a Facebook post by DC Entertainment president and chief creative officer Geoff Johns, indicates that the More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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A Brief Guide to Miami’s Art Scene

Miami boasts a thriving art scene as one of the top art destinations in the country. From the historic Art Deco district in South Beach, with its distinctive buildings painted in ice cream colors, to the up-and-coming More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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UNC student Maya Little vandalizes Confederate flag with red paint, does interviews before being arrested

A graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been arrested for defacing a Confederate statue on campus with red paint, attempting to signify blood. The campus activist group, Move More...

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 Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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Christopher Nolan Quotes

Christopher Nolan is the director of “Momento”, “The Dark Knight,” “Inception” and the Oscar nominated “Dunkirk.” “That trip was the initial inspiration and what More...


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