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International students getting bilingual boost

Ryan Bingham Duff, Staff Writer

International students for whom English is their second language are improving their skills in Wichita Hall at the ESOL corner. 515 more words


NY Times Covers Palestinian Harassment of Jews, Blames Jews for Tensions

CAMERA, April 17, 2015

There are pluses and minuses to today’s New York Times article, “Muslim Women Join Feud Over a Holy Site” by Diaa Hadid, about Palestinian harassment of Jews visiting the Temple Mount. 26 more words

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Torcello - peaceful and spiritual island, away from Venice crowds!

I found a day trip to Torcello by chance. One morning, while walking in central Venice around the Doge’s Palace, near the Bridge of Sighs, we noticed a little kiosk with adverts for trips to Murano, Torcello and Burano. 860 more words

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Perhaps a hidden threeness

I had occasion the other day to look up the origin of English tress and found that there are various theories. What’s known is that English took the word from Old French… 258 more words

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I take it you already know

Of tough and bough and cough and dough?

Others may stumble but not you,

On hiccough, thorough, laugh and through. 304 more words


How I Joined the CIA - John Kiriakou on Reality Asserts Itself (2/8)

Mr. Kiriakou was the first U.S. government official to confirm that waterboarding was official policy. He spent 23 months in prison after being convicted of passing classified information to a reporter. 24 more words

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Healing Hands

Healing Hands is a poem I wrote and submitted as part of my final ethics examination in my final year of my BSc. Physiotherapy degree (2014). 415 more words