Inspiration

Chris Mintz: Army veteran regarded as ‘hero’ in Oregon shooting

US Army veteran Chris Mintz started his day on Thursday heading to class at Umqua Community College, excited about marking his son’s sixth birthday. But hours later, in an attempt to charge the gunman, he was shot five times. The 30-year-old is now in hospital and could make a full recovery, according to a Facebook… Continue reading Chris Mintz: Army veteran regarded as ‘hero’ in Oregon shooting

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‘I saw my son wrestling with the suicide bomber’ – Father of Yobe blast victim

The father of one of the victims of the suicide bomb attack in Damaturu, Yobe State,  said that he came out of the house and saw his son wrestling with the suicide bomber before the bomb went off killing his 19-yr-old son Hassan Mohammed Damagum. Mohammed, a pre-degree student at the Yobe State University, was… Continue reading ‘I saw my son wrestling with the suicide bomber’ – Father of Yobe blast victim

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Harvard’s prestigious debate team loses to NY inmates

Months after winning a national title, Harvard’s debate team has fallen to a group of New York inmates. The showdown took place at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison where convicts can take courses taught by faculty from nearby Bard College, and where inmates have formed a popular debate club. Last month,… Continue reading Harvard’s prestigious debate team loses to NY inmates