Monthly Archives: March 2011

All the President’s Men

Prior to watching this movie, I knew very little about the Watergate scandal. I knew of course that Nixon was involved and was the first president to resign early from office. After watching the movie, I did some background research … Continue reading

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Final Project: First interview

For the final project in class “Improving UMass”, I’m looking into alternative energy and sustainable practices on campus. Environmental issues are extremely important and necessary for not only the school community but the global community. UMass does a pretty outstanding … Continue reading

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Rebels in Libya

    I started following the events in Egypt at the very tail of the revolution. Now I’m attempting to follow what’s going on in Libya, it seems a little more complicated to me but I found a few good … Continue reading

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What’s Going on Over Seas?

I watched a video yesterday presented by The Media Education Foundation based on the book Blood and OIl by Michael T. Klare that gave some history and background on U.S relations with the middle east.  The video emphasized the centrality … Continue reading

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College Binge drinking: the right to party, a risky behavior, or an inappropriate activity?

In class the other day we debated and discussed the controversial and extremely relevant topic of college binge drinking. We especially payed close attention to the stigma attached to Southwest. I, being a current resident there, was quite attentive to … Continue reading

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“The good news is we’re not cops, the bad news is we’re 60 Minutes”

This quote is from a segment by the Kalb Report looking into the history and life of the widely successful show 6o Minutes. Marvin Kalb interviewed Jeff Fager, executive producer, and CBS news correspondent and a regular at 60 Minutes, … Continue reading

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