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Agreement reached after Oakland teacher strike, but is it enough?

Agreement reached after Oakland teacher strike, but is it enough?

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

On Feb. 22, 2018, West Virginia teachers began a strike that would last 14 days and inspire a nationwide wave of teacher strikes in Colorado, Arizona, Oklahoma, North Carolina and California that would continue into 2019. Oakland teachers walked out of school on Feb. 20, 2019 and began a seven-day stri...

OPINION: Syria strikes a chance to practice the lessons of history

OPINION: Syria strikes a chance to practice the lessons of history

Jacob Winick, Staff writer

September 5, 2013

“How horrible, fantastic, incredible it is that we should be digging trenches and trying on gas masks here because of a quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom we know nothing.” This remark, made by then-Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain during a radio broadcast in 1938 after the...

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