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Exhibit brings rare books, artifacts to Troy Campus library

Dean of Library Services Dr. Chris Shaffer talks with students Zayvius Miller, Oliva Wright, III, and Cassidy Terrill about The Remnant Trust exhibit.

Dean of Library Services Dr. Chris Shaffer talks with students Zayvius Miller, Oliva Wright, III, and Cassidy Terrill about The Remnant Trust exhibit.

An exhibit of rare books and artifacts on loan from The Remnant Trust Collection, housed at Texas Tech University, is now on display at Troy University.

The exhibit, “The Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum,” features items such as a 600-year-old Torah, a 1350 edition of the Magna Carta and a 1640 edition of “The Prince”…

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A ‘renewable electric grid’ may be a mirage

Wind farms are one aspect of the 'Green New Deal' proposed in Congress. (photo/Harvey McDaniel/Wikimedia Commons)

Wind farms are one aspect of the 'Green New Deal' proposed in Congress. (photo/Harvey McDaniel/Wikimedia Commons)

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to curb climate change will require enormous sacrifice. The enormity of the required sacrifice suggests that we should have consensus on the goal before acting. Recent discussions of the Green New Deal have highlighted some of the required sacrifices, but I suspect that the full implications of an all renewable power…

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Robocalls make cell users fear answering the phone

A cell phone tower relays unwanted

A cell phone tower relays unwanted "robocalls" on a daily basis. (photo/Wikimedia Commons)

AMillions of Americans fear answering their phone due to a plague of billions of robocalls. These calls have made a mockery of the national Do Not Call Registry and touch on several public policy questions.

We had seemingly ended the problem of unwanted telemarketing calls. Congress authorized the Do Not Call Registry in 2003 after…

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Anti-vaccination attitudes reflect decline in trust of government

Vaccination debate shows mistrust of government some say. (USAF/Airman 1st Class Alexxis Mercer)

Vaccination debate shows mistrust of government some say. (USAF/Airman 1st Class Alexxis Mercer)

Vaccines, Reason, and Freedom

The current measles outbreak has brought new criticism of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children over vaccine safety concerns. Measles was declared to be eradicated in the U.S. in 2000, and yet this year 550 cases have occurred through the second week of April. Anti-vaccination attitudes, I think, reflect a…

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