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Whitworth to host Peace Corps info session

Peace Corps representatives will host a special information session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Auntie's Bookstore, 402 W Main Ave. The first week in March is recognized as Peace Corps Week to commemorate the signing of President John F. Kennedy's executive order establishing the federal agency on March 1, 1961. …

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Big Bang Theory not created by religion-hating ogres

By Contributor Bruce Meyer I’m always perplexed when I hear pious talk about the Big Bang theory in underhanded, atheistic tones, as if it had been made up in a dark room by malicious religion-hating ogres. It’s a good story, one that doesn’t actually involve any ogres (I hope); only …

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Gonzaga to break ground on $14 million retail, parking facility

This week Gonzaga University announced plans to break ground this spring on a new four-level, $14 million mixed-use facility with a ground-floor campus bookstore, meeting rooms and flexible space designed for dining and future retail, as well as 650 parking spaces. The building will occupy the block bounded by Hamilton …

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Church will have to step up, help the poor

“You will have to talk to the state.” That's what an Iraqi woman was told Thursday afternoon after she was informed the State of Washington no longer covers eye glasses for adults on state assistance. We had spent an hour at the optometrist's office, after being referred there by the …

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Whitworth professor to discuss challenges in contemporary Africa

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa, religious violence in Nigeria andthe indictment of four high — profile Kenyans for post — election violence will be the topic of the second lecture at Whitworth University's 55th annual Great Decisions Lecture Series on March 8. Whitworth Assistant Professor of Political Science Megan Hershey …

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