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Research Assessment #5

Date: October 23, 2016

Topic: Congressional Efforts Towards Affordable College

Assessment:

            Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders stood behind primary debate lecterns and spoke to millennials. As Rubio sympathized with young voters by speaking about how he only recently paid off his student loans, Sanders rallied the age demographic with the pledge of free college. 549 more words

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Commission On Evidence-Based Policymaking Will Hold First Hearing This Week

On Friday, October 21, the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking will hold its first public hearing in Washington, D.C.  It is the first of three planned hearings across the country to hear from stakeholders about the Commission’s work.  162 more words

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Research Assessment #4

Date: October 7, 2016

Subject: The Social Media Question

Assessment:

In the primaries for the 2016 presidential election, it became clear that Twitter was going to be an incredibly influential and necessary outlet for candidates, despite very few of them understanding online slang. 885 more words

Scientists And Engineers Part Of Latest MacArthur 'Genius' Class

The MacArthur Foundation announced its latest class of fellows.  The so-called ‘genius grants’ provide 5 years of no-strings-attached funding to encourage the fellows to pursue the creative work that attracted the Foundation’s attention in the first place. 167 more words

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Golden Goose Names Last 2016 Awardees In Advance Of Ceremony

The 2016 Golden Goose Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 22 at the Library of Congress.  If you can’t make it there in person, the event will be… 434 more words

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Research Assessment #3

Date: September 18, 2016

Subject: Political Trends in Collin County

Assessment:

            National politics often draw attention away from local and state politics, however, local governments have much more immediate effects on their citizens than do the actions in Washington D.C. 840 more words

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Research Assessment #2

Date: September 10, 2016

Subject: Citizen Oversight of the Police

Assessment:

            Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Or rather, who will guard the guards themselves? As police violence and community responses have become regular stories in the news, we have to ask ourselves this question. 718 more words

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