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  • IWU alumnus encourages missions through non-profit organization

    What does Micah 6:8 mean by acting justly and loving mercy? Micah Kephart, the founder of Poetice International and an IWU alumni, spoke about the combination of mercy and justice during International Week at chapel on Nov. 18. He encouraged students to pursue a life with a heart for justice for the poor and voiceless…

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  • U.S. campuses hold race protests after Missouri resignations

    By Melissa Fares and Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) - Students will hold events to highlight racial issues at a handful of U.S. college campuses this week, spurred by the impact of protests at the University of Missouri that culminated in the resignation of the school's president and chancellor. Peaceful marches or walkouts have been…

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  • University of Missouri president resigns after race protest

    By Anthony Romano COLUMBIA, Mo. (Reuters) - The University of Missouri's president stepped down on Monday after protests by the school's football team and other students over what they saw as his soft handling of reports of racial abuse on campus. Tim Wolfe's high-profile resignation was the latest shock to the state of Missouri, and…

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  • Ben Carson pulls ahead of Donald Trump in national poll

    By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ben Carson has placed first in a recent national Republican presidential primary poll, pushing Donald Trump into second place for the first time since June. Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, received 26 percent of the support in the New York Times/ CBS News poll released on Tuesday morning. Trump placed…

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