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Banned Books Week 2015!

Banned Books Week 2015!

Every year around this time we have the privilege of celebrating Banned Books Week! This year we are celebrating from Sunday Sept. 27-Saturday Oct. 3. If you’re not quite sure what exactly Banned Books Week is here is a little background. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held […]

Banned Books Week 2015!

Banned Books Week 2015!

Every year around this time we have the privilege of celebrating Banned Books Week! This year we are celebrating from Sunday Sept. 27-Saturday Oct. 3. If you’re not quite sure what exactly Banned Books Week is here is a little background. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held […]

Banned Books Week 2015!

Banned Books Week 2015!

Every year around this time we have the privilege of celebrating Banned Books Week! This year we are celebrating from Sunday Sept. 27-Saturday Oct. 3. If you’re not quite sure what exactly Banned Books Week is here is a little background. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held […]

Banned Books Week 2015!

Banned Books Week 2015!

Every year around this time we have the privilege of celebrating Banned Books Week! This year we are celebrating from Sunday Sept. 27-Saturday Oct. 3. If you’re not quite sure what exactly Banned Books Week is here is a little background. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held […]

Pizza Rat, Keyboard Cat, and Dancing Matt: What makes viral video tick, and why we click

Pizza Rat, Keyboard Cat, and Dancing Matt: What makes viral video tick, and why we click

A person uses a laptop computer showing Youtube’s logo on March 27, 2014 in Istanbul.; Credit: OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images In 2004, before YouTube existed, a teenager named Gary Brolsma posted a video to the Internet that would change his life forever. At face value, the video is unremarkable. Brolsma is seen sitting at a desk, […]

‘Morally required and morally forbidden:’ the killing of an American jihadist

‘Morally required and morally forbidden:’ the killing of an American jihadist

“Objective Troy” by New York Times reporter Scott Shane.; Credit: It was this month, four years ago that the Obama administration ordered the fatal Predator drone strike on 40-year-old, Colorado State University alum, jihadist and American citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki. In his gripping dissection of the decision, which he calls “simultaneously morally required and morally forbidden,” […]

Found in Highland Park: Sweet terrier puppy 4-6 months old

Found in Highland Park: Sweet terrier puppy 4-6 months old

This little love ran up to me on Tuesday the 22nd, and laid on my feet while I was unlocking my car…no chip, no tags :(. She listens well, isn’t housebroken yet, but definitely understands walking on leash. Found at 50 and Granada, she’s waiting for her family to see this post! We think she […]

Major green makeover planned for El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Major green makeover planned for El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Kite flying at Debs Park El SERENO — Spread over more than 90 acres of rolling hills, Ascot Hills Park is one of the largest open, green spaces on the Eastside.  Most of the acres are covered only with grassland, with little in the way of large trees and shrubs. But now the city is […]

Major green makeover planned for El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Major green makeover planned for El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Kite flying at Debs Park El SERENO — Spread over more than 90 acres of rolling hills, Ascot Hills Park is one of the largest open, green spaces on the Eastside.  Most of the acres are covered only with grassland, with little in the way of large trees and shrubs. But now the city is […]

PETA lawsuit claims Whole Foods’ rating system for humane animal treatment is misleading

PETA lawsuit claims Whole Foods’ rating system for humane animal treatment is misleading

People walk out of Whole Foods Market in the Brooklyn borough on May 7, 2014 in New York City. ; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images If you’ve ever shopped at Whole Foods’ butcher counter, you’ve likely noticed the numbered rating system the store uses to let customers know how humanely the animals raised for sale in […]

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