BB-8 Star Wars Droid

The Star Wars series encouraged the public’s increasing desire to have a robot in the house. Imagine this: a small, round object that moves in your living room, answers your

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No More Singing Protest

I had the pleasure of watching the documentary Searching for Sugar Man last week. A movie that focuses on the life of the biggest rock icon America has never had. Despite a

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Politics in the Palmetto State

  An Analysis of the American Presidential Primaries in South Carolina Laura Groenendaal   Donald Trump is constantly on television, Hillary Clinton launched her campaign and the debates have started:

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Hawaii: too Green to Function?

With an ambitious bill planning a 100% renewable energy use in 2050 pending in the Hawaii legislature, states are looking towards the island for its example. With fossil fuels occupying

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United Nations Super Heroes: has Superman decided to renounce his American citizenship?

The comic book superhero, perhaps one of the most “American” inventions of the 20th century. At the eve of World War II, the ‘golden age’ of the American comics began

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TTIP approaches

Recently, thousands of protesters took it to the streets across Europe to oppose what could be the biggest free trade agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the

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On Banks, Occupation, and Building a Better Tomorrow…

Before the 1970s, banks were just that – banks. They did what banks were supposed to do in a capitalist state economy. What that is? They took unused funds from

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BOOK REVIEW: Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley

The autobiography of Malcom X, first Malcolm Little and later El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, can best be described as a tale of a life completely turned around. A Negro which was

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Farewell Pepe! The Legacy of the World’s poorest President

Guerrilla fighter, MP, Senator, Minister and eventually President of Uruguay – José “Pepe” Mujica’s life has been more than eventful. The floriculturist that nowadays occasionally appears shaved and in a

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BOOK REVIEW: Hard Choices by Hillary Clinton

  Hillary Clinton’s autobiography on her experiences as American Secretary of State under President Obama can primarily be characterized as patriotic and a political work in preparation for Clinton’s second

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