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Current Events: Crime, Punishment and the Courts

By ContributorJune 27, 2012
Well hello there everyone! I have to say, this week’s news holds a LOT of interest for me because we’re dealing with... More  →
Current Events: Crime, Punishment and the Courts

Current Events: Europe, Women, and Study Drugs

By ContributorJune 14, 2012
Hello everyone, and a happy summer to all! The sun is shining, birds are singing—and of course, there is news to discuss.... More  →
Current Events: Europe, Women, and Study Drugs

Current Events: Corruption in Campaigning

By ContributorJune 8, 2012
Let’s start with something I know we all have experience with: politicians who can’t keep their hockey sticks out of the goals,... More  →
Current Events: Corruption in Campaigning

Current Events: Sometimes News is Sad

By ContributorMay 31, 2012
Hi everyone! It’s that time of week again, and I know you’re all as excited as I am, cause I’m pumped to... More  →
Current Events: Sometimes News is Sad

Current Events: Elections, Facebook, and the War on Women

By ContributorMay 24, 2012

Hello, my dear Sparklers! Lots to talk about today. But first, I’d like to address some comments about the bias in my

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Current Events: Elections, Facebook, and the War on Women

Current Events: Romney the Bully; Regulate the Banks

By ContributorMay 18, 2012
Hi everyone! It has been a fun week. There’s more news than I could fit in the full OED, but before I... More  →
Current Events: Romney the Bully; Regulate the Banks

Current Events: Economy, Austerity, and Elections

By ContributorMay 9, 2012
Hello, my magnificent Sparklers! Before we jump into the news of the day, a quick announcement: this column is officially... More  →
Current Events: Economy, Austerity, and Elections

A Sparkler Sums Up Current Events!

By ContributorMay 3, 2012
Hi y’all. How’s everyone doing? Good? Good. Allow me to start with an anecdote: I was sitting in Close-up class last year... More  →
A Sparkler Sums Up Current Events!