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Media Monday: Inspiring Olympians

The Olympics are an opportunity for athletes from around the world to showcase their elite talents, abilities, and skills in front of TV audiences of billions of people. They are exciting, awe-inspiring, and fascinating to watch. This Media Monday showcases Olympians that deserve the spotlight for something more than just their athletic abilities. Click on… Continue reading Media Monday: Inspiring Olympians

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Media Monday: A Different Perspective

Perhaps some of you are familiar with what I call the YouTube spiral: you get online with the intent to watch just one video, but you get distracted by the suggested videos on the side of the one you are watching and, before you know it, you have taken up quite a bit of time… Continue reading Media Monday: A Different Perspective

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Media Monday: Small Moments Matter

In the week following the shooting in Orlando, many celebrities, journalists, and internet personalities have shared their personal reflections about the tragedy. In this 6 minute clip, YouTube personality Hannah Hart eloquently and emotionally expresses the fear and uncertainty created or magnified by the attack in Orlando. She also uses this video as a call… Continue reading Media Monday: Small Moments Matter

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CU Presidential Inauguration

Last week, Creighton University celebrated the inauguration of the University's 25th President, Fr. Daniel Hendrickson, SJ.  It was a beautiful time at the University. Many Cortina students were involved in the celebrations and took part in this momentous occasion. Fr. Hendrickson chose a poem, As Kingfishers Catch Fire, by Fr. Gerard Manly Hopkins, SJ to… Continue reading CU Presidential Inauguration

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What’s Up In The World Wednesday

On this brisk, February Wednesday there is much going on in the world! ISIS Kill List: A senior US official revealed that the United States has a secret list of the top ISIS personnel in Iraq and Syria it hopes to target in future airstrikes. This news has been divulged after the public executions of foreign… Continue reading What’s Up In The World Wednesday

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What’s Up In The World Wednesday

This Wednesday it was announced that the United States and China have created a joint plan to curb carbon emissions, in hopes that other nations will follow. While the plan was announced today, the two countries have been working on it secretly for over nine months. You can read more about the plan here. What do… Continue reading What’s Up In The World Wednesday

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Post-midterm election coverage

The Republicans took control of the Senate during the midterms elections on Tuesday. You can see a map of the Senate election results here. Locally, Democrat Brad Ashford defeated the longstanding, Republican incumbent Lee Terry in the race for the District 2 Congressional seat. This was the first time a Democrat has won this seat… Continue reading Post-midterm election coverage

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What’s Up in the World Wednesday

After treating Ebola patients in West Africa, a New Jersey nurse refuses to obey official's instructions and seclude herself at home after being quarantined against her will. You can read the full story here. Do you think that people who contract the Ebola virus have the right to refuse seclusion? Last night the Kansas City Royals… Continue reading What’s Up in the World Wednesday