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What first-generation college students actually need
First-generation college students are less alone than they were a decade ago.
Big agriculture doesn’t want a fair Farm Bill
The United States’ food system is facing a crisis eerily similar to what we experienced almost 100 years ago: A corporate-dominated marketplace, strangled by an elite few, that holds farmers and consumers hostage to greed.
Sef-driving cars
Korea's localities
The few months before monsoon season are a great time to hit the road outside of Seoul, to discover Korean localities. I am not talking about the well-known, popular ones such as Jeju Island or Dokdo islets but more approachable cities and counties reachable by express bus or train. For non-mountain climbing, day-trip-seeking travelers, local cities and counties offer a respi...
New Alzheimer's drugs are costly and controversial. Are we going about this all wrong?
The Food and Drug Administration's recent approval of new Alzheimer's drugs sparked a flicker of hope for the millions affected by this devastating disease. But this progress casts a puzzling shadow.
Two notable developments
When the young May verdant gives way to deeper summer greens in June, many Koreans - particularly older Koreans who remember directly or have indirect memories from stories told by their parents who went through the Korean War - pause to remember.
THURSDAY, May 25, 2023
On this day...1810-Argentina declares independence from Napoleonic Spain (National Day)1946-Abdullah ibn Hussein becomes king of Jordan1949-Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai1950-Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC1951 New York Giant Willie Mays 1st major league game (goes 0 for 5)1961-JFK sets goal of putting a man on Moon before the end of decade1962-U.S. unions AFL-CIO starts campaign for 35-hour work week1969-Sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup1983-"Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars 3) released1983-First National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed1983-Fire in Nassermeer ...
Strike up the banned
FRIDAY, May 19, 2023
On this day...1884-Ringling Brothers circus premieres1929-General Feng Yu-xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-shek Government1934-Military coup by Colonel Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria1939-Churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact1943-Berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews)1951-U.N. begins counter offensive in Korea1960-Belgian parliament requires rest day for self employed1967-U.S. bombs Hanoi1967-USSR ratifies treaty with England & US banning nuclear weapons in space1982-Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion1994-Omar Sharif suffers a mild heart attack1994-Tennis star...
TUESDAY, May 16, 2023
1911-Remains of a Neanderthal man found in Jersey UK 1965-Bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa South Vietnam
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