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Outside the Bubble 4/9/15

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

Somali Terrorists Attack University in Kenya Early on the morning of Thursday, Apr. 2, a group of Somali militants stormed Garissa University College in Kenya and killed 147 students. The…

Outside the Bubble 11/20/14

By ELIZABETH DEAN & BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

ISIL Executes US Aid Worker In Latest Video On Nov. 16, militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) published a video online claiming to document the execution…

Outside the Bubble 11/12/14

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

President Pushes FCC On Net Neutrality On Nov. 10, President Obama shifted focus after the mid-term elections to an issue he has campaigned on for years: net neutrality. Releasing a…

News Briefs 5/25/14

By NOBLE INGRAM & MEAGHAN HUGHES – 7 years ago

CIA to no longer use vaccination effort as front A newly disclosed CIA policy mandates that the CIA will no longer use vaccination programs as a part of its operations,…

VASSAR NEWS BRIEFS 05/01/14

By SHELIA HU & NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

Loss of Student   In an email sent to the Vassar Community on April 23, President Catharine Bond Hill reported the passing of Nicholas Gillin Braun ’14. According to the…

Outside the Bubble 3/27/14

By SHELIA HU – 7 years ago

Mass Protests in Turkey This week, thousands of protesters took the streets in dozens of cities in Turkey demonstrating against the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The spark of these…

Outside the Bubble 2/20

By JUSTINE WOODS – 7 years ago

The Bill That (Almost) Legalized Anti-Gay Discrimination Kansas’ House of Representatives approved a bill last week that would allow businesses and individuals to deny services from restaurant service to medical…

Outside the Bubble 2/6/14

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS STAFF – 7 years ago

2013 A Record-Breaking Year for Exonerations According to new statistics released by the National Registry of Exonerations, 2013 marked a record year for exonerations of people found guilty for crimes…

Outside the Bubble 1/23/14

By NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

Chicago Archdiocese releases records of Sexual Abuse On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the Archdiocese of Chicago released more than 6,000 documents detailing the sexual misconduct cases of 30 Roman Catholic priests.…

Outside the Bubble 10/24/13

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 8 years ago

Obama addresses Obamacare website problems Obama gave a speech from the White House on Monday to address concerns about his new health care website. Obama acknowledged the login problems, long…