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Students create memories for global youth

Students create memories for global youth

The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 by Ben Schumaker, who originally volunteered at orphanages in poor countries. With the program, art teachers and students make portraits for children in different areas of the world who have encountered misfortunes such as abuse, neglect, poverty and violence. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has participated in the initiative for […]

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Protesters gather at the Monroe Park campus of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo courtesy of anonymous protester and contributor

U.S. businesses retaliate against recent executive orders

President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban all refugees Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 has caused an uproar not only on social media and news outlets, but also from CEOs of big name corporations such as Apple, Starbucks and Facebook. In an effort to reduce terrorism and enforce national security, Trump signed an executive order that bans entry of immigrants from […]

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