Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Science reveals human-pig embryos

For decades, scientists have implemented controversial medical research, raising questions on whether they stretch their limits too far. Researchers argue whether they lean toward innovative medical progress or ethical laws. With a high demand for organs, the United Network for Organ Sharing revealed that 118,744 people are on the waiting list for an organ transplant….

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Visiting writers draw crowd

(Photos by Kelly Ocock) The Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series kicked off the second half of its 2016 – 2017 season with poet Natalie Scenters-Zapico and writer Lauren Acampora. The two read in the John and Dede Recital Hall in the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2….

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Immigration ban halted, future uncertain

President Trump, on Friday, Jan. 27, signed an executive article banning travelers from seven middle eastern countries. Odds are, you’ve heard of this by now, possibly in very spectacular fashion, as protests rage across America in response to this executive order. If you don’t know much about the ban, here’s a quick recap: On Jan….