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December 6, 2011


On November 4, 2011, a grand jury indicted Jerry Sandusky, a former defense coordinator of the Penn State football team, on 40 counts of sex crimes against young boys. The following day he was arrested and released on $100,000 bail. Unlike other posts on the Penn State scandal, I will be focusing on Sandusky and […]

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NBA Lockout…… OVER!

November 29, 2011


After 149 days of tireless back-and-forth arguing between the NBA Player’s Union and the owners, an agreement has finally been made to end the lockout. The season will begin on December 25th, and from there a 66 game season will take place.   The reason why the lockout began was simple: since the last Collective […]

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Michael Jackson’s Death: Who’s to Blame?

November 16, 2011


Michael Joseph Jackson, commonly referred to as the King of Pop, died unexpectedly at the age of 50 on June 25, 2009. Days later, it was ruled that “acute propofol intoxication” in combination with two other drugs in his system caused his death (propofol is a powerful anesthetic normally only given in hospitals.) It was later […]

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict

November 2, 2011


The Arab-Israeli Conflict has been an issue of concern dating back to pre-modern times. However, it has not escalated to this level for quite some time. Arab leaders across the world have publicly denied Israel’s right to existence, while simultaneously threatening the Jewish people. Hassan Nassralla, Secretary General of Hezbollah, the militant group gaining traction […]

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