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International Highlights 12/10/14

Nate Correia

December 10, 2014

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (Rep.) surprised the U.S. Senate on Thursday when he proposed to amend an unrelated bill about clean water to move the U.S. to declare war against ISIS. No film cameras were taking the event because th...

Contract Controversy

Meghan O'Brien, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2014

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The faculty and administration are in discussion about the changes in faculty contracts and how they will affect Hamline University. There have been many discussions about how the new faculty contracts will change the teaching ...

Presidential search continues

Jackie Bussjaeger, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2014

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  For the past few months, a Presidential Search Committee composed of students, staff, faculty and members of the Board of Trustees has been conducting a nationwide search for the next President of Hamline University, ...

Does “Black Thursday” violate Thanksgiving tradition?

Hayley Goddard, Reporter

November 26, 2014

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  Each year around this time, millions of Americans are preparing for the upcoming holiday season. While it is supposed to be a time of reflection, giving, and thankfulness, Thanksgiving has morphed and brought with it a who...

New Minn. law leaves few excuses for not voting

Mad Sendek, Reporter

November 26, 2014

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  This is the first year Minnesotans can submit “no excuse” absentee ballots. A new law allows registered Minnesota voters to cast their ballots early without approved excuses. Before this is law, voters needed to apply i...

Remembering transgender victims

Maggie Tiede, Reporter

November 26, 2014

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  Yaz’min Shancez. Nicole. An unknown woman. They and dozens more were murdered in the past year, in cases directly and indirectly related to their transgender identities. 226 transgender individuals were killed in the...

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