The “common cold” is an illness that affects millions of Americans every year. We complain when we have colds, we do whatever we can to get rid of colds as fast as possible, and yet we typically choose to remain ignorant on the subject, feeding into the myths instead of the science.
Paul Krugman, an op-ed columnist, like many other journalists and financial analysts and average Americans, fears the second Great Depression is on its way. Our new president, as a sign of his devotion to fixing the great social and economic problems in this country, raised over $27 million for his Jan.
What does local journalist Sherry Jones have in common with the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten? Both have stirred up anger in the Muslim world through the press and both have stood by their work, with varying results. In 2005, the Jyllands-Posten published 12 editorial cartoons dealing with the prophet Muhammad; most of these cartoons had illustrations of Muhammad.
Northwest Boulevard, EWU’s undergraduate literary magazine, is hosting another “Blue Note” Feb. 6, 6 p.m., at the Empyrean coffee shop in downtown Spokane. At the gathering, EWU students will read their work in front of an audience. Following the event, the Creative Writing Department will host a Voice Over where graduate students will read their stories and poems.
Everyone’s heard of the Peace Corps, but who actually joins this government organization started by President Kennedy in 1961? Currently, there are close to 8,000 volunteers serving in more than 100 countries around the world. Each year a few thousand volunteers finish their terms and a few thousand replace them or fill new slots.