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Daily Archives: February 27, 2017

Newly released documents detail 2009 Al-Qaida terrorist plot

Recently released documents, obtained by the New York Times after a prolonged battle under the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed a number of details surrounding a failed attempt to blow up an airliner approaching Detroit on Christmas 2009. The documents detail how the perpetrator,

Uber forced to deal with aggressive workplace culture

The popular ride sharing company Uber has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks, most recently for a string of concerns and accusations about the company’s workplace culture. Uber, which has been valued at nearly $70 billion and operates in more than 70 countries, promotes an

Review: “Impermanence” – Peter Silberman

The Antlers always thrived on melodrama. From everyone’s favorite tearjerker Hospice to the freeform jazzy styling of Familiars, The Antlers never did anything in half measures. Perhaps it was this commitment to maximalism that ultimately cost frontman Peter Silberman his hearing. The beardy, brainy songwriter

Diane Hendricks opens CareerTek, previews new YMCA

Diane Hendricks, the chairperson of ABC Supply and a trustee of Beloit College, was on hand Thursday to celebrate the opening of Hendricks CareerTek, a youth career development center aimed at assisting local children find the right career path with the help of local Beloit

Beware the return of Milo

In the span of 96 hours, right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos became the ultimate embodiment of Icarus, flying too close to the sun — virtually skimming it, within this metaphor — before disintegrating before our very eyes. Within that four day timespan, Yiannopoulos had a chummy appearance on Bill