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Entries by Laura Gottesdiener from 04/2011

Japan's Youth Build Generation's Identity In Time Of Crisis

Posted 04.07.2011 | World

In Tome, Miyagi, a northern Japanese city about 45 minutes inland from the ravaged coastline, a group of Tokyo college students was crying. The si...

Texas Senate Postpones Guns-On-Campus Bill

Posted 04.07.2011 | Politics

A bill that would require Texas universities to allow guns on campus was postponed in the state's Senate due to lack of support today, a surprising tu...

Arizona Defies Public Opinion, Passes Guns On Campus Bill

Posted 04.11.2011 | Politics

Two days after the Jan. 8 Tucson shootings, as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords lay in a medically induced coma, Arizona's House of Representatives introduced ...

Arizona Birther Bill Is Unconstitutional, Legal Scholars Say

Posted 04.15.2011 | Politics

2012 presidential candidates could have one more challenge to getting their name on the ballot: proving to Arizona’s secretary of state that they ar...

Kendall Coyne Scores First Goal For U.S. In Women's Hockey World Championships

Posted 04.19.2011 | Sports

When the United States women’s national hockey team faced off against Slovakia in Zurich on Sunday night at the first round of the World Championshi...

After Arizona Veto, Guns On Campus Legislation Still Pending In Other States

Posted 04.21.2011 | Politics

On Monday night, Hildy Saizow, President of Arizonans for Gun Safety, received very surprising news: Gov. Jan Brewer (R) had vetoed SB 1467, a bill th...

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Heads Into Semifinals at Worlds, With Eyes On Canada

Posted 04.22.2011 | Sports

At the ongoing Women’s World Hockey Championship in Switzerland, the U.S. women’s hockey team is racking up some formidable statistics: 27 goals s...

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Wins Third Straight World Championship

Posted 04.25.2011 | Sports

The U.S. women’s ice hockey team beat Canada 3-2 in overtime on Monday in Switzerland, taking their third-straight world championship. The tourna...

Film 'Renee' Explores Controversial Life of Transsexual Tennis Star

Posted 04.27.2011 | Sports

In 1976, Renée Richards walked onto the court of the La Jolla tennis championship as an unknown housewife from Southern California. Her 6-foot-2-inch...

2011 Tornadoes: Is Climate Change To Blame For The Devastating Weather? [UPDATE]

Posted 04.29.2011 | Green

The tornadoes that tore through the southeast United States on Wednesday were cumulatively the deadliest twister disaster since 1932, with the death t...