Posts Tagged ‘World’

Greece not out of the woods yet as E.U. bailout approaches

By Zach Shifflett    It’s been a rough couple of years for Greece, and this week’s European Union bail out, far from spelling hope for the country’s floundering economy, heralds a new wave of job layoffs and spending cuts. European Union officials met Tuesday, finally deciding to bail out the struggling Greek economy to the [...]


Combat against contraceptives

Combat against contraceptives

By Kelsey Byard    Abortion has been a hot-button issue for politicians since the 1973 decision of the Supreme Court in “Roe v. Wade,” which legalized abortion in certain trimesters of a woman’s pregnancy.  It seems today that politicians have taken one more giant step into the realm of privacy, arguing over what a woman [...]


On politics

by Zach Shifflett Tensions grow between United States and Iran    Even before the last American soldier had withdrawn from Iraq in December, a new hot button issue was creeping up in the Middle East. Iran, whose relations with the west have been tense for decades, has reportedly been making advances in its nuclear program. [...]


Mit Romney

   Republican GOP candidate By Kelsey Byard    It’s no secret that many Republicans feel that the pickings for the 2012 presidential candidacy are slim. The party itself has been going through a period of great regrouping since the 2008 elections, in which Democrats gained both the presidency and a great number of seats in [...]


Big brother?

Big brother?

Google changes privacy policy   By Zach Shifflett What do cat videos, researching term papers, and your very own Bridgewater College email address have in common? They’re all managed, at least to some degree, by Google. Just in case you’ve been living under a rock for the last 10 years, here’s what you need to [...]


On politics

  By Zach Shifflett    On Tuesday, January 24th, President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union Address. The speech marked an important opportunity for the President to highlight the successes and future plans of his administration. With election year rhetoric at a fever pitch, the President made it a point to stay positive [...]


Newt Gringrich: Republican GOP candidate

  By Kelsey Byard    Newton Leroy McPherson was born on June 17, 1943 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to teenaged parents, whose marriage was said to crumble a few days after their September, 1942 wedding.  Three years after Newt was born his mother remarried an Army officer named Robert, who adopted Newt as his own, and [...]