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After 70 years, voices of Holocaust survivors sing again

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When the concentration camps of Europe were liberated at the end of World War II, David Boder, a psychologist from Chicago, recorded interviews with dozens of former prisoners. Continue reading

At the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, an author looks back on race in America

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June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Loving vs. Virginia, which struck down Virginia’s laws banning interracial marriage. Continue reading

Congressman injured in shooting at Virginia baseball field

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U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was critically injured during a shooting at an early morning baseball practice with other Congressional Republicans at a baseball field in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia on June 14. Continue reading

New carbon capture technology may change the future of energy

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About 30 percent of our electricity in the United States is produced through coal, but coal-fired power plants produce a large proportion of the greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. As a result, the W.A. Parish power plant in Texas is developing technology called “carbon capture.” Continue reading

Do you control your phone or does your phone control you?

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As we turn to our screens more and more, it is important to understand why modern society finds smartphones so addicting and the implications of this worldwide epidemic on our brains. Download a tracking app such as Moment to monitor how many times you engage with your phone daily and how much time is spent on various apps. Continue reading

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