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FIFA announces: 2022 World Cup to be held in Qatar

FIFA announces: 2022 World Cup to be held in Qatar

Jenna Waldman, sports editor

February 6, 2011

For U.S. soccer fans, it was a nasty surprise. The FIFA Executive Committee voted Qatar as the host country for the 2022 World Cup on Dec. 1. The announcement, made in Zurich, Switzerland, came as a surprise to many, including the United States Soccer Federation, which had mounted an extensi...

BP oil spill inspires discussion on environmental ethics

Cassiel Chadwick, staff writer

April 20, 2010

Dear Urban Philosopher: I’ve been watching the news coverage of the British Petroleum oil spill, and I’m horrified by the sheer weight of this catastrophe. I’ve heard rumblings that the United States will be taking the economic responsibilities for BP’s blunder. Is this right? Wouldn’t t...

Shirin Ebadi: U.S. and Iran must work for peace

Shirin Ebadi: U.S. and Iran must work for peace

Daniel Moattar

July 13, 2009

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to a packed auditorium at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center on May 18, touching on Iran’s feminist movement, the country’s upcoming June elections, and the need for peace between Iran and the United States. The question-and-answer discussion...

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