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Michael Thomas

The Government Shutdown of 1995-96

The night of November 14, 1995 was supposed to be a victory for the Republican-controlled Congress. After passing a budget that would fund the government and

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Crystalrose Quintero

How Bundy (Almost) Got Away With It

Linda Anne Healy, a stunningly flawless young woman, was a senior at Washington State University approaching her graduation with a degree in Psychology.1 The selfless and

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African and African American Studies
Ashley Tumlinson

A Love Story : The Obama’s

It all began in 1989, when Michelle Robinson was an associate at Sidley & Austin–the sixth-largest corporate law firm based in the United States. Michelle

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African and African American Studies
Erik Shannon

One Last Serve: Arthur Ashe

Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. was born on July 10, 1943 in Richmond, Virginia. Growing up, he didn’t have the “ideal childhood.” At the age of five,

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Academic Explanatory
Abigale Carney

Umm What are Bushisms?

Disfluencies are utterances that interrupt the flow of speech that include pauses, mid-phrase interruptions, repeated words, restarted sentences, made-up words, and words with elongated pronunciation.1

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