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Time’s Phil Elliott Unmasks the Administration of the “Ad-lib President”


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Philip Elliott has “seen it all” in Washington D.C. and today’s White House is nothing like he has ever seen before. It is “chaos” despite protestations to the contrary by Administration members and President Trump himself, according to Elliott. Elliott has experienced the West Wing under three different administrations. He covered President George W. Bush… Read More

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NPR’s National Security Editor Gives Insight into Trump’s Hot Security Issues


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Philip Ewing, National Security Editor for National Public Radio (NPR), gives us his insights into the National Security Council, President Donald Trump’s proposed military budget, the ongoing investigation of Russian ties to the Trump campaign and ISIS. Ewing has been the National Security Editor since November 2015 but he also has had almost a decade… Read More

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Universities Must Reform to Stay Relevant and Affordable Says Notable Economist

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Dr. Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity in Washington, DC, notes that the costs of higher education have increased markedly in recent years while the value of a college degree may be diminishing. To counteract these trends, he says that colleges and universities must implement reforms and modernize. But, the… Read More

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Courts Are Perceived “Negatively” by People of Color in the USA

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Minnesota trial judge Kevin Burke is concerned about negative public perceptions of our courts – especially among people of color. People too often believe they are treated unfairly and that judges are biased and make their decisions based upon “political views” and not the law. They also think judges are not understandable and that court… Read More

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Reporter Security is an Issue Both Abroad and At Home

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Award-winning journalist and former Washington Post ombudsman Andrew Alexander just finished co-authoring an in-depth report for National Public Radio about the death of two of its journalists in Afghanistan in June. He is a strong proponent of increased security measures for reporters in a world ravaged with wars and terrorism. He also promotes improved security… Read More

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Paul Laurence Dunbar Documentary Hits Public Television Airwaves Nationally

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A new documentary “Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask” is being distributed to public television stations across the nation through the National Educational Telecommunications Association. The film highlights the life and legacy of the first African American to achieve national acclaim as a writer. The documentary will air on WOUB HD on February 14 at… Read More

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Bullying, Harassment, & Hate Crimes Spike Since Presidential Election

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Recently the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released the results of a post-election national survey of 50,000 teenagers between 13 and 18 years old. Some 70 percent reported witnessing bullying, hate messaging, or harassment since the election with racial bias being the “most common motive cited.” These incidents are far more frequent than before, according to… Read More

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Megan Westervelt Tells Unique Environmental Stories Through Still Images

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Megan Westervelt left graduate school with some experience under her belt and some uniquely creative ideas in her head about how she could capture environmental photos. She labels herself a Conservation Photojournalist which means she tells stories with her still and video cameras about human impact on the environment. While still in school, she did… Read More

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America’s System of Athletics is Failing: Expert David Ridpath Has Observed


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The American system of amateur athletics is mostly school based: elementary, middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities. Yet, that system is failing both the student-athlete and the general public, according to Dr. David Ridpath, the Kahandas Nandola Professor of Sports Administration at Ohio University. With a school based system, too many students are “cut”… Read More