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Political tensions heat up in U.K. as Brexit deadline nears

Political tensions heat up in U.K. as Brexit deadline nears

03/28/2019 By Colleen Hammond | Staff Columnist  In the summer of 2016, former United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron proposed a referendum to leave the European Union. By an exceedingly narrow margin, the people voted to remove themselves from the EU. Thus began the downward spiral of failed bureaucratic deliberations and political polarization. While Parliament […]

‘Electric Dreams’ sparks reflection on humanity

‘Electric Dreams’ sparks reflection on humanity

By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor 01/25/2018 Well, it turns out Amazon Prime is good for more than ordering those pricey textbooks. Joining the line-up of successful, thought-provoking Amazon Prime Original shows comes Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, a science fiction anthology series based on the acclaimed author’s short stories. The episodes are all stand-alone […]

BREAKING: Scotland votes no to independence

BREAKING: Scotland votes no to independence

By Aaron Warnick | The Duquesne Duke The world watched Thursday as the Scottish revolution funneled into polling places. More than 1.5 million Scots voted to reject the union and become an independent nation, but were overruled by the 1.9 million who voted that Scotland and the United Kingdom were “Better Together.” “No,” Scotland voted […]