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On this date… February 23, 1945… Iwo Jima, Japan

On this date, the US flag was raised over Iwo Jima. Young Navajo men, once punished for speaking their language in the boarding schools, sent over eight-hundred messages during the battle. Here is a sample of the code: Ba-ah-ne-di-tinin, key, … Continue reading

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Colonial Bros and Nava-hos: Why did these frats think this was okay?

Last week, several fraternities and sororities at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo hosted a party with the theme “Colonial Bros and Nava-hos”.   As word of the party leaked out afterwards, the campus president, faculty, and many students denounced it. Other … Continue reading

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