A week for elephants

A small crowd gathered as President Uluru Kenyatta doused the first pyre with fuel and set the pile on fire. Guards stood with large automatic weapons around the perimeter, and journalists, government officials, local citizens and media personnel.

Allow Islam to modernize

On January 9th, a 31-year-old journalist was escorted from a large black van to a post outside a mosque in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, just after Friday’s midday prayers. As the crowds began to gather, the man’s hands and legs were shackled tightly,.


Over the years, Bates has hosted a number of concerts with artists ranging from rock legends to underground indie bands. In March 1968, Jimi Hendrix performed on campus, and the contemporary issue of The Bates Student described the scene, saying.

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