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Lost and Found - July 27th Edition

What to remember about July 27th…

  • 1775  Benjamin Rush begins his term as the 1st Surgeon General of the Continental Army
  • 1929  Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War is signed by 53 countries; known as Geneva Convention…
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History

The FBI Are Shit Hot, Right?

According to legend the FBI always gets its man – leaving sexism aside for the moment.   Whether true or not, a recent case undoubtedly highlighted the extremely long reach of the US’s famous law enforcement agency.   1,455 more words

Politics

#1080 - Muzak


Verizon has honest-to-God Muzak as third hold music. It’s hard to believe in this day and age where everyone just uses the alternative hits of the 1990s, but back in the day, everyone used Muzak instead: the bank, the grocery store, Wal-mart, everyone. It was inescapable.

Sketch A Day

Torture: A Conservative Defense of Bush/Cheney

W.J. Astore

About seven years ago, I had an impassioned debate with a conservative friend about whether the U.S. had engaged in torture and, if we had, whether it had been effective.  1,238 more words

US Politics

Camp X-Ray

Kristin Stewart stars as Cole, a soldier stationed at Guantanamo Bay. Along with the other recruits she is told that this is a war zone and there is a list of rules enforce. 111 more words

Drama

First Person: Mooting at the Lahore University of Management Sciences

By Daniyal Hassan, SUSI Alumnus

Mooting is something that I wasn’t familiar with before I started law school in 2012. Now that I am in my final year at the school and have participated in 5 moot court competitions, I think I know a little more about this skill. 577 more words

Alumni News