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[17 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
Last Sunday night, a Binghamton student was looking around on Tinder and came across a profile with a racist comment. She screenshotted the profile and posted it on Facebook, with a comment mentioning that it was the President Binghamton’s Student Association. The post has spread around not only Binghamton students, but other campuses as well. On the 15th, the President posted a message on his personal Facebook page:
“Last night it came to my attention that a photo of one of my online profiles has been circulating around …

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[15 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
For the first time since 1054, a dialogue has been reestablished between the East and the West. On Saturday, at Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, Pope Francis of Rome and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church met from the first time since their predecessors excommunicated each other from their respective churches in the Great Schism a millenia ago. In the airport terminal, the two embraced, with the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russias saying, “I’m happy to greet you dear brother.” The two leaders proceeded …

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[9 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
Time magazine has revealed their choice for the Person of the Year. The shortlist, in ascending order, was Caitlyn Jenner, Travis Kalanick, Hassan Rouhani, the Black Lives Matter movement, Donald Trump, and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. But in the end, the title went to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This is only the fourth time a woman has been named since the contest began in 1927, and the first time since 1986, when the title was given to Corazon Aquino. Time announced that they picked Merkel, in her 10th …

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[8 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
Donald Trump. That name is becoming more and more divisive every day, especially in the party for which he is seeking a presidential nomination. But this weekend seemed to bring more negative reaction than ever. Following the attacks in San Bernardino, California, Trump called for a total ban on all Muslims attempting to enter the United States. Even people who were silent are now making their voices heard. Jeb Bush has tweeted that he is “unhinged”, Lindsey Graham called him “downright dangerous”, and Martin O’Malley called him …

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[7 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
The New York Times usually doesn’t make news, it just reports it. But on Friday, the esteemed newspaper did something quite different. For the first time since 1920, the Times posted an opinion piece on page A1, otherwise known as the front page. Since the front page of the New York TImes is considered to be the home of the most important news of the day, this must have been really important. What was it about? Well, the title was “End The Gun Epidemic in America”. This …