Student Legislative Council Votes to Ban American Flag

Student Legislative Council Votes to Ban American Flag

    In January, a member of Associated Students at the University of California’s Irvine Campus (ASUCI) hung an American flag on one of the walls of the lobby outside the student government offices. Students who disagreed with the flag’s placement removed it and left a note on the desk of the ASCUI President. A […]

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Flag Pledge Read in Arabic Creates Controversy

Flag Pledge Read in Arabic Creates Controversy

    An activity planned to celebrate National Foreign Language Week resulted in disruptive consequences for Pine Bush High School in Pine Bush, New York. The plan was to have the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag read in a different foreign language each day of the week. However, on the day the Pledge was […]

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Suspects Sought in the 2015 Frigid Winter Case

Suspects Sought in the 2015 Frigid Winter Case

  This year’s Winter in the U.S — December, 2014, January and February, 2015 — was one of the coldest Winters in recorded history. While the rest of the world was having a warmer than usual winter, the Eastern U.S was the undeniable exception. The most extreme weather occurred in February, but the other months […]

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Our Weird, Wacky Winter: What’s Going On?

Our Weird, Wacky Winter: What’s Going On?

      For America, 2015 was the coldest and the warmest winter on record. Many Midwest and Northeast cities experienced one of the coldest Februaries ever recorded. Boston set a seasonal snowfall record with 108.6 inches. Syracuse, New York and Bangor, Maine had the coldest month since record-keeping began. Harrisburg, Williamsport, and Erie, Pennsylvania […]

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Alcoholic Bears To Be Sent To Rehab

Alcoholic Bears To Be Sent To Rehab

    Two male brown bears who have been locked up together in a small enclosure for 20 years may soon be on their way to a new home and to rehabilitation for their alcoholism. The bears are owned by a restaurateur who has had the bears since they were cubs. He permitted patrons of […]

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