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The West, The Wild West, and California

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Monday’s freshman American history survey ended with the students having to write about what the defined as the west and what would fall into the “wild west....

Murray Hall Name Debate

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In the 1930s Oklahoma A&M president Henry G. Bennett wanted some new buildings from the alphabet soup of New Deal public works programs. He managed to se...

BIA Recognition Changes in Connecticut

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I’ve been meaning to write an in-depth single about the Bureau of Indian Affairs attempt to change the process for tribes getting recognized and the backlash...

The Issue of the Seminole Mascot

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The final BCS National Championship saw the Florida State Seminoles beat Auburn for their first national title since the 1999 season. A day later David Zirin...

Nate Silver on Hockey Relocations Permalink

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Traditional Nate Silver single with lots of numbers and charts trying to answer why Canada hasn’t won a Stanley Cup in 20 years. Mostly it boils down to bad ...