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Revisiting the Free Speech Movement of ‘64

Against the backdrop of the cold war, a new war was being fought, but this time on U.S. soil. The Free Speech movement occurred in the years 1964 and 1965.

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10 Amazing Films We Shouldn’t Forget About

Here are my ‘top 10 films that I think we should all watch at least once,’ what are yours?

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Does Networking Make You Feel Dirty, Too?

Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino explains why professional networking can make you feel dirty.

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8 Tips for Surviving Valentine’s Day as a Single

Single on Valentine’s Day? No need to despair.

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Staying Safe on the Internet

U.S.A. Safer Internet Day is organized by InSafe, a firm dedicated to improving our internet life and safety. On February 11, all internet users are encouraged to help “make a better internet.” Especially in the wake of Edward Snowden’s exposure of illegal internet surveillance program, the NSA, in the United States, internet safety and privacy […]

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The Universe of Christopher Nolan

U.S.A. Christopher Nolan awakens love and hate at each of his new film premieres; admired by those who see in his way of creating cinema, a place for the mind without borders, where everything can be explained for a reason, and criticized by those who see in his films, unsuccessful attempts to create a different […]

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Essentials for Backpacking

U.S.A. Thought about backpacking but not sure what to bring? Heard questionable things about hostels or traveling in an unconventional way? Here are some tips to encourage you to take the plunge and explore the world in a new way. Label! Label! Label!: This tip is short and sweet; label everything! The most important thing to label […]

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Historias y relatos de Los Ángeles, California: Preparativos

En una época en la que la mayoría de los jóvenes se ven obligados a emigrar al extranjero, parece una buena idea compartir con ellos, con los que están pensando en irse e incluso con los que tienen la suerte de quedarse mis experiencias en una de las ciudades más importantes de Estados Unidos: Los […]

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The State of the State of the Union

U.S.A. President Barack Obama addressed the United States of America last week regarding the current state of the nation. As always America was “strong,” demonstrating a phoenix-like recovery from the Great Recession. He took the dais in the House of Representatives, speaking about a myriad of topics including the burgeoning economy, crippling infrastructure, space, and […]

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American Sniper: The Other End of the Rifle

[Warning: this article contains spoiler alerts] U.S.A. Last weekend, I went to watch American Sniper, Clint Eastwood’s film adaptation of the book written by former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. I’ve grown up fascinated with military movies and TV shows, burning through hours of the Military Channel and the History Channel, and American Sniper did […]

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Cash Cows: The Exploitation of Undocumented Persons by For-Profit Prisons

U.S.A. On April 23, 2010 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070, also known as the “Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act”, into law. Almost immediately after this, SB 1070 soared to the center of the American media and political consciousness. SB 1070 received criticism both nationally and internationally for its […]

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Afghan Conflict Persists, Despite U.S. Drawdown

U.S.A. The U.S.-led North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) occupation of Afghanistan officially came to an end on December 28th, 2014, as the iconic green and white flag of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was lowered. The quiet ceremony marked an important transition in the state’s recent history, shifting responsibility from the international coalition to […]

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Political Art or Vandalism? How Street Art Has Helped Our Society Question Reality

U.S.A. The street artist scribbled in his notebook and spoke without looking up: “The beauty of art throughout history is that it records where we are and where we come from as people, the resilience of the human expression.” Adam Rodriguez, 24, has been a political artist for most of his life. Over six years […]

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Postcard from… Washington D.C., U.S.A.

Do you have a photograph that could be published in our POSTCARD FROM … series? Register at rgnn.org/register and upload your own!

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U.S. – Cuba Relations: Time for Change?

U.S.A. According to recent news the seemingly budding relationship between two distinct regimes has sparked positive and negative reactions. On December 17, 2014 President Barack Obama addressed the nation on the monumental move towards re-establishing diplomatic relations with its Caribbean neighbor. Meanwhile, Cuban leader Raúl Castro also admitted to the interest in normalizing relations with […]

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