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Gonzaga Senior Allie Burgett Fulfills Dream to Sing National Anthem at National Finals Rodeo

SPOKANE, Wash. – Allie Burgett, a Gonzaga University senior from Brewster, Wash., has been chosen by fans to sing the national anthem at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9. For Burgett, who is majoring in political science and criminal justice, it’s a dream come true.

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Kinney Book Looks at Detroit Through Lens of Popular Culture

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Detroit, once a mecca for those looking for a good job and a better life, is now seen by some as what Dr. Rebecca J. Kinney calls a “beautiful wasteland.” A wasteland because of the perception of its postindustrial devastation, and beautiful because of its potential to rise like a phoenix from its ashes to reclaim its place among the country’s great cities. But who will this gleaming new city be for?

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Keeping Post-Election Peace at Holiday Gatherings

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Washington University Faculty Experts Weigh in on Election Results

This is the campus where, through historic debates, presidential and vice presidential candidates make their bones or make their exits. This is the campus where the democratic process is more than an exercise; it’s a point of unity, pride, leadership, scholarship, research, life.So at such a transformative moment in history, when America’s “Brexit vote” came to pass, where better than Washington University in St.

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Chicago Wouldn’t Last Long Under Zombie Invasion, Model Finds

In the unlikely event of the zombie apocalypse, it would take less than two months for the undead to take control of the city, says a new study by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory.

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Sport economics expert available to talk about whether Chicago can expect an economic boon from Cubs' first World Series win in 100 years.

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Singles’ Day in China, Black Friday, Cyber Monday: DePaul University Experts Discuss Facets of Global Consumer Holidays

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Study: Pop-Culture News Helped Destigmatize Out-of-Wedlock Childbirth

Celebrity news reports over the past four decades appear to have contributed to the changing makeup of the traditional American family by helping to destigmatize out-of-wedlock childbirths in the United States, according to a study by a University at Buffalo sociologist.

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Toronto Police Service Supports Breastober with Pink Fundraising Campaign

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the Toronto Police Service has come on board to support breast cancer research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

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New Exclusive Video Series: Luminaries Reveal Personal Experiences That Launched Careers

Billy Joel reveals that the first time he realized how much he loved performing was when he was in third grade and sang “Hound Dog” on his school stage to the delight of fourth grade girls. Ann Curry discusses what it was like being the first in her family to go to college and her introduction to a campus environment. Richard Leakey recalls his first important fossil discovery as a 4-year-old. And Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer recalls how the Army changed his life and influenced his decision to become a satirist.

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'Tis the Season to Be Fright-Filled: Expert Comments on Fear and Halloween

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The Not-So-Spooky, Yet Still Sort-of-Spooky, History of Halloween

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Witches, Transformers, princesses, and goblins stalking neighborhoods at night for candy wasn’t always what Halloween was about. Hundreds of years ago, Halloween was about celebrating European harvest festival traditions. And as Catholicism began spreading globally, Halloween became All-Hallows-Eve – the night before the celebration of All Saints Day, which celebrated Catholic saints. Dr. Michael J. Altman, an assistant professor in the department of religious studies who specializes in American religious cultures, has researched the history and evolution of Halloween throughout the centuries

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Are the Cubs really cursed?

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Femmes Fatales Play Leading Role in Sexing Up Smoking

Smoking as a social habit is increasingly on the nose for many in modern society, but the reverse is true when it comes to portraying strong female characters in French and Chinese cinema, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide.

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Upcoming Movie ‘Loving’ Focuses on Fight for Interracial Marriage and ‘Absolute Commitment,’ Says Virginia Tech Expert

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Covering the Clinton campaign rally in NC? Wake Forest politics experts available

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Will Trump Tweet Defeat?

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Tricked by Treats: Why Customers Will Spend More This Halloween

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Texas Tech Experts Study Bats, Vampires, Death and More







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