Question of the Day: Oct. 3, 2015

What was the first R-rated or equivalent1 movie you remember seeing? How old were you when you saw it?

  1. 17 & up 

Daily Debate: Sept. 4, 2015

Should Kim Davis, Rowan County Clerk, be in jail for refusing to grant marriage licenses to LGBTQ couples? Was her refusal to do so an example of injustice? Should she be applauded for standing up for what she believes in? Is it hypocritical for her to oppose marriage equality when she has been married four times?

Daily Debate: Sept. 3, 2015

There’s an ongoing refugee crisis in European and Middle Eastern countries as people flee countries like Syria,123456789 Libya,1011 and Afghanistan.1213141516

Should countries in Europe and the Middle East allow people seeking refuge to either move to their country or to travel through to another country? Should companies that are selling tickets for buses, trains, and planes be penalized if they sell a ticket to a refugee while refugees are forbidden from leaving the country they are in? Are Western countries to blame for this crisis, due to the wars that they have started and/or participated in in the region?

  1. Image of 3-year-old who washed ashore underscores Europe’s refugee crisis 

  2. Hungary Reopens Budapest Train Station to Stranded Refugees After Two Days 

  3. Cameron bows to pressure to let in more Syrian refugees 

  4. Image of a Small, Still Syrian Boy Brings Migration Crisis Into Focus 

  5. EU migrant crisis: Father describes moment children slipped away as Cameron says UK will take Syrian refugees 

  6. Syrian Refugees” 

  7. Quick facts: What you need to know about the Syria crisis 

  8. Syria Regional Refugee Response 

  9. Stories from Syrian Refugees 

  10. Libyan asylum seekers reach New Zealand 

  11. 2015 UNHCR subregional operations profile – North Africa 

  12. Costs of War: Afghan Refugees 

  13. Report: $1B Wasted in Afghan Refugee Crisis 

  14. Coming home to war: Afghan refugees return reluctantly from Pakistan 

  15. 2015 UNHCR country operations profile – Afghanistan 

  16. $950M U.S. Effort to Aid Afghan Refugees Thwarted by Incompetence and Corruption 

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