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Facebook’s new advertising policy

Facebook’s new advertising policy

Mat Chapin, Columnist

November 7, 2019

In the past couple of weeks, Mark Zuckerberg has come under increasing scrutiny for Facebook’s policy concerning false and un-fact checked political advertising. In what seems to be a response to right-wing criticism of bias, Facebook has announced that it will allow the Trump campaign to pay for u...

Don’t believe Trump’s Biden-Ukraine smear

Sean Gannon, Columnist

October 19, 2019

When it comes to weaponizing misinformation for political gain, Donald Trump is a talented man. Just ask Hillary Clinton. Trump capitalized on her sloppiness with her private email server, hammering in the “but Hillary’s emails...” exaggerations and lies until a majority of Americans thought s...

News in Brief

Dylan Tull

April 3, 2014

Wednesday, April 2: President Obama and Russian Prime Minister Putin came to an agreement over the tense Ukraine conflict this morning. Obama decided he was cool with Putin taking Crimea if the United States could have the other half of it. Putin quickly agreed, gave Obama a high five and said: "Now...

Cold War Continues with Russian Action

Cold War Continues with Russian Action

Andy Monserud

March 6, 2014

The last few weeks have treated Russia very poorly. Following one of the most tense Olympics in recent memory, two of Russia's allies, Ukraine and Venezuela, erupted in violent protest in opposition of Russia-friendly regimes. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych left Ukraine to seek refuge in Russia a...

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