The Foreign Film Series Kicks Off It’s 14th Year This Month
by Gary Phillips
In 2004 Dan Clark, Associate professor of English, and Andrew Wiseman, Professor of Spanish, came up with the idea of the Foreign Film Series, a selection of films that are produced in other countries that show the culture in which they are filmed. After gaining approval in spring of 2004, they were able to fund the first series through a gift from the Student Life department and they were able to screen the first film in spring of 2005. Since the first semester, the FFS has ...
The Variable in the Vaccine
Why This Year’s Flu Season is the Worst in a Decade
By Breanna Beers
Flu season is now in full swing, and for an illness with a vaccine readily available since the 1940’s, the virus seems to be running rampant across the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), this year’s flu season is may be worse than any in nearly a decade, and is nowhere close to being over yet.
There are several different categories of influenza strains, broken down by the proteins on ...
Congress In Turmoil Over Immigration
What’s Happening With DACA and the Wall?
by Alexandria Hentschel
The United States legislature is battling over immigration, a standoff which was the main cause of the January’s government shutdown.
On the table are two vastly different proposals. First, the Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) bill, which is up for renewal and offers certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines the opportunity for consideration of ...