Trump’s Immigration Ban Puts America at Greater Risk
By February 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Trump’s Immigration Ban Puts America at Greater Risk

  In January, President Trump issued an executive order which for 90 days prevents people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, banned refugees from those countries for 120 days, and banned Syrian refugees indefinitely. A federal judge in Washington state has temporarily blocked that executive order, and a group of ten […]

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United States Gets “D” Grade as a Functioning Democracy
By February 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

United States Gets “D” Grade as a Functioning Democracy

                                 Results of two recent studies raise the question of whether the United States is a fully functioning democracy. In the first study, conducted from 2012 to 2015, the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP) analyzed the voting practices of 139 countries around the world.  The findings, published in 2016, gave the United States a score of […]

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College Officials Vow to Protect Students and Faculty During Immigration Crackdown
By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

College Officials Vow to Protect Students and Faculty During Immigration Crackdown

On Friday, January 27, President Trump signed an executive order intended to crackdown on illegal immigration and acts of terrorism. Among other things, citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries were barred from entering the U.S. for 90 days.  According to the Institute of International Education, about 17,000 students in the U.S. come from those countries: […]

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If You Say It, Amazon’s Alexa Will Order It
By January 26, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

If You Say It, Amazon’s Alexa Will Order It

Among the current cutting-edge technology is Amazon’s Echo, a wireless, voice-controlled command speaker device, also known as Alexa. Just say her name, give a command, and Alexa will comply – answer questions, get instant weather and traffic reports, play music, get sports scores and schedules, shop online, control smart home products, etc. A description of […]

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Assault Horror Live-Streamed on Facebook
By January 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Assault Horror Live-Streamed on Facebook

Four African American adults in Chicago assaulted a young adult white man with special needs, and live-streamed the assault online. Their “fifteen minutes of fame” is likely to cost the assailants dearly: multiple charges have been filed against them. The attackers have been identified as Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington, all 18 years of […]

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