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VCU removes ban on Iranians from certain grad programs

April 5, 2015 admin 0

A policy banning Iranian citizen’s admission into the graduate fields of mechanical and nuclear engineering or programs containing nuclear content was installed by Virginia Commonwealth University and then briskly retracted upon criticism from the National Iranian American Council last month.

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Long live the king

January 26, 2015 Executive Editor 0

Long live the king, the questionably socially liberal and undoubtably economically progressive king. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia died on Jan. 23 following three weeks of hospitalization for pneumonia.

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Religious freedom, human rights discussed

October 14, 2014 Executive Editor 0

Katrina Swett, the chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) spoke on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the VCU Commons Theater about her mission to promote religious freedom throughout the world and to have more countries acknowledge it as a fundamental human right.