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Grants aid communities in need

Grants aid communities in need

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor

April 2, 2014


Filed under News

Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation revealed its plans to distribute $1.5 million in grants over the next three years to five neighborhoods that have a high population of Mexican-American students on March 26. The project, a part of the Anchoring Achievement in Mexican Communities Initiative, was cre...

Harry’s Take: U.S. must stop funding Ugandan anti-gay measures

Harry’s Take: U.S. must stop funding Ugandan anti-gay measures

March 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The World Bank postponed a $90 million loan to the Ugandan government because of its newly adopted anti-homosexuality law on Friday. In a statement, Secretary of State John Kerry compared the situation that has befallen the LGBTQ community in Uganda as akin to the anti-Semitism laws in Nazi Germany or to apartheid South Africa. So far, the United States has not specified whether it will suspend a...

Campaign donations translated in terms of student tuition

Campaign donations translated in terms of student tuition

October 26, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

As the presidential campaign heads into its final week, one thing is already certain: raising money was not a problem for either of the two candidates. Together, Obama and Romney raised exorbitant amounts—reaching nearly $2 billion. To put that into context, WSN has modified the amounts of money raise...