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Editorial: GMO prize well deserved

Last Thursday in Des Moines, the World Food Prize, an award given to "individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world," was awarded to three researchers who are known for their substantial contributions to the development of genetically modified crops.


Sonn: "SNL" and the diversity hire

Recently "Saturday Night Live" hired six new cast members, all of whom happen to be white, and incited a major controversy over the lack of diversity in the cast. Fuel was added to the fiery melting pot debate thanks to recent comments from Jay Pharoah and Kenan Thompson - the only African-American cast members on the show.


Guest Opinion: Shutdown the brinkmanship


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