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Armed men patrol Crimea in March. Courtesy of Daily Mail
Armed men patrol Crimea in March.

NewsChips: What's Up with Ukraine and Crimea?

Stories of revolution, Russian occupation and other political disruption flood the daily cycle straight from the small countries' on-the-ground media coverage. However, few people know where Ukraine and Crimea are, let alone understand the political turmoil wracking the countries. In light of that confusion, here's a quick, easy explanation of the complex Ukrainian and Crimean conflict.

Technological: Three Must-Have Apple Apps for Research at Blair

Have your favorite Media Center databases on your phone and on-the-go.

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Increase in Metro rail and bus fares will unnecessarily hinder riders

On Mar 27, the Metro board approved an operating budget which will increase Metrorail fare as well as the Metrobus fare for SmarTrip users.

State of the Union Recap: Obama promises more action

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, with more than half of Americans disapproving of his presidency, Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address, promising more jobs, a better economy and less congressional gridlock.

Essays? Check. Recommendations? Check. Social media pages?

But while they perfect their essays and worry about teacher recommendations, many seniors don't realize that they have another thing they should be thinking about: their social media.

TechnoLogical: Your body is the password

Do you find yourself frustrated with the hassle of remembering the countless number of passwords you have? Whether, it is the password to log into social media sites, an email account or a phone lock screen, it seems like everything these days requires a password.

NewsChips: Second Verse, Same as the First

As many of you know, the government shutdown has recently come to its end, but by no means is the congressional controversy over. The agreement made by the United States Congress on Oct. 17 is not made to settle on a budget. Instead, it is delaying the debt ceiling until Feb. 7.
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