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  • Senator Cruz Announces Candidacy for 2016 Presidential Race

    [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he field of Republican candidates vying for a run for the White House has slowly began to take shape with Texas Senator Ted Cruz announcing on Monday, March 23rd, that he is running for president.   Minutes after midnight on Monday, Cruz tweeted his intention to run for president along with posting a campaign video. It

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  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Under Legal Scrutiny for Emails

    [dropcap]R[/dropcap]evelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used a private email account to conduct all government business during her tenure as Secretary of State has raised questions of possible criminal activity. During the week of March 2nd, news broke that Clinton had potentially violated Federal law both in her use of the private email

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  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Addresses Congress

    [dropcap]S[/dropcap]peaking before a joint session of Congress on March 3rd, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed his fears that recent nuclear negotiation discussions with Iran will leave the nation with an opportunity to develop nuclear weapons. The Prime Minister warned in his speech that the acquirement of these weapons would be catastrophic to the survival

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  • Give Bags For Today’s Slaves: A Drive to Stop Human Trafficking

    [dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the week of March 16-20, Wilmington College students will be running “Gift Bags for Today’s Slave,” a drive to receive donations for End Slavery Cincinnati.  This week will include students tabling in Pyle on Tuesday and Thursday, as well as a speaker who will discuss human trafficking in McCoy on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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  • Governor Kasich Delivers 2015 State of the State Address in Wilmington

    [dropcap][/dropcap]This past Tuesday, February 24, Ohio Governor John Kasich delivered his annual State of the State Address at the town of his choosing, Wilmington, Ohio. Speaking to an enthusiastic and welcoming crowd at the Roberts Center, Kasich explained that while visiting Wilmington during his 2010 political campaign, he witnessed the economic hardships and “devastation” endured

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  • New Video Shows ISIS Beheading Egyptian Christians

    [dropcap]N[/dropcap]ew video emerged on February 15th showing ISIS members simultaneously beheading twenty-one Egyptian Christians who were kidnapped in Libya. The execution is the largest documented mass execution by ISIS outside of their stronghold in Iraq and Syria. Following the assassinations, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi vowed revenge, stating “these cowardly actions will not undermine

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  • The President Issues Controversial Remarks at National Prayer Breakfast

    [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n the heels of the White House’s controversial labeling of the Taliban as an armed insurgency, the President’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast held in Washington D.C on February 5th sparked equal outrage and controversy. Speaking on the topic of violent atrocities committed in the name of religion, particularly radicalized Islam, the President stated

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  • Courageous Series at WC

    [dropcap]I[/dropcap]t is Random Acts of Kindness Week on Wilmington’s campus, and there are many activities through the Center for Service and Civic Engagement that students may participate in.  To accompany this week to spread goodwill to the community, the Wilmington College Campus Ministry Office has presented a series on Monday nights from 6-7:30 titled “Courage.” 

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  • The Taliban is Not a Terrorist Group?

      [dropcap]M[/dropcap]uch controversy has arisen from the White House’s declaration last week that the Taliban is not a terrorist group. Responding to whether concessions should be made to terrorist groups to free hostages, White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz stated, “we don’t make concessions to terrorist groups.” In the same exchange with ABC News

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  • American Sniper Film Under Fire by Critics

               [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he blockbuster film American Sniper has emerged as a recent object of controversy by those who view the film as a pro- war propaganda piece. The film follows U.S Navy SEAL Chris Kyle’s struggles on the battlefield and at home as he works to acclimate to a life away from

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