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Month: March 2019

Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black Will Travel to Amsterdam with her Second Fulbright Scholarship

Jennifer Cognard-Black, English Department Chair and professor, has been granted a Fulbright Scholarship and will be spending the Spring 2020 semester teaching at the University of Amsterdam. Fulbright Scholarships are extremely prestigious awards which grant recipients funding to travel abroad to teach and collect research.   In 2012, Cognard-Black was Read More

Venezuela in a State of Chaos, United States Withdraws from Embassy

One month since interim President Juan Guaido’s declaration of Maduro’s illegitimacy sent Venezuela into chaos, the country remains in turmoil and continues to face shortages of essential items, including clean water, toilet paper, and, until recently, power. Prices within the country have suffered from extreme inflation beginning toward the end Read More

Ilhan Omar and the Anti-Hate Resolution Cause Controversy in the House

In response to continuing criticism of representative Ilhan Omar’s statements about Israel, House Democrats have drafted a formal statement condemning anti-semitism, causing heated debate among Democrats and Republicans alike. The argument started when Omar defended a tweet she made in 2012, that said, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah Read More