ISIS claims Sri Lanka Easter terrorist attacks

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a series of terroist attacks that occurred on Easter Sunday throughout the island of Sri Lanka. Local officials have said that the bombings might have been in retaliation for the killing of 50 people at two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Despite … Continue reading ISIS claims Sri Lanka Easter terrorist attacks

Admissions scandal rocks the U.S.

Colleges take action against students who may be associated with the scheme The University of Southern California (USC) said in a statement on Monday that it has placed holds on the accounts of students who may have been associated with an admissions scheme. They will not be able to register for classes or acquire transcripts … Continue reading Admissions scandal rocks the U.S.

61st Thomasfest lecture examines inner self, struggle

While it is now in its 61st year, the longest-runninng annual activity on campus, this year’s Thomasfest Lecture explored a question thousands of years old: How do we identify our inner selves to resolve our internal struggles and contradictions? This question stood at the center of Tuesday evening’s lecture in Kennedy Auditorium entitled “The Self … Continue reading 61st Thomasfest lecture examines inner self, struggle