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Gay persecution in Chechnya akin to Lavender scare, although much more dangerous

Gay persecution in Chechnya akin to Lavender scare, although much more dangerous

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
April 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

During the 1950s Junior Senator of Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, generated fear in the American minds because of the threats of communism. He led people to believe that anyone around them could be a Russian spy. Another part of this witch-hunt called the Red Scare, is the Lavender Scare. The Lavender...

Buff State grad student reflects on her time abroad in Rwanda, land of a thousand hills

Buff State grad student reflects on her time abroad in Rwanda, land of a thousand hills

Lloyd Huff, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The “Visit Rwanda” webpage of the Rwandan government website reads as follows: “Rwanda is a green undulating landscape of hills, gardens and tea plantations. It offers tourists a one of a kind journey - home to one-third of the world remaining Mountain Gorillas, one-third of Africa’s bird’s...

Anne Frank Project extends legacy of Holocaust victim, preaches against ‘bystander effect’

Anne Frank Project extends legacy of Holocaust victim, preaches against ‘bystander effect’

Colleen Young, Associate Culture Editor
September 18, 2013
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Student Lifestyle

The campus was flooded last week with students, staff and visitors who were all inspired to change the world, and many were proudly dressed in orange. The fifth annual Anne Frank Project took place last Tuesday-Friday, starting with a youth conference and ending with a closing ceremony. “AFP2013:...

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