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Joshua Jongema, Lode Writer

February 25, 2020

On Sunday, Cairo-based independent News Amwal Al Ghad reported that Egypt had signed a deal with five EU and US oil companies for drilling contracts, with exploratory drilling to begin in early 2021. Egypt is just one of many co...

This week in history

Cat Madish, Lode Writer

February 25, 2020

On Feb. 17, 1820, The Senate allows Missouri to enter the union as a slave state and Maine to enter as a free state. This is known as the Missouri Compromise and was done to maintain the balance between abolitionists and slav...

Afrobeat takes  on momentum

Afrobeat takes on momentum

February 25, 2020

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February 18, 2020

This week in history

Cat Madish, Lode Writer

February 18, 2020

On February 14, 270 AD, St. Valentine was beaten with clubs and beheaded for defying Claudius (who had outlawed all marriage and engagements in Rome) by performing marriages between young lovers in secret. ******************...

Coronavirus cases steadily grow as the Chinese New Year approaches

Chris Davis, Lode Writer

February 4, 2020

Over New Year’s Eve, the Chinese government confirmed the first case of flu-like coronavirus in Wuhan, China. Since then, the World Health Organization has coined this specific member of the Corona family of viruses as “2019 n...

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