Monthly Archives: June 2013

America should stay out of Syrian war

An editorial from the JOU 101 class You’re at a gas station. Two large men get out of a truck and begin to shout at one another. They’re father and son and the fight is getting out of control. Punches … Continue reading

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Video Response

By Elise Pattison These reporters went to great lengths to find the truth. They spent an entire year investigating charities in Tennessee, Arizona and other states. They travelled across state borders and dared to be assertive with people who didn’t … Continue reading

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Fraudulent Charities – Reflection

By Thierry Peters The scams performed by these false charities were certainly built to be difficult to uncover and stay anonymous.  The mere fact that most of the public would never suspect charities of wrong-doing kept the issue under wraps … Continue reading

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Charity Scam Review

Charity Scam Review Written by Joe Lteif In the required clip to watch, a charity was targeted of being very misleading to the public and to the people who trust and donate to it. We live in a world where … Continue reading

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Video Response

I never thought that people running charities could be so heartless. They say they’re going to help people with cancer and I’m pretty sure they get to see little kids with cancer and they don’t care. I wouldn’t be able … Continue reading

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Public Records Story Ideas

By Elise Pattison Use ZoomInfo to conduct background checks on adjunct UT professors to see what kind of people UT hires. Use BirthDatabase to research where UT’s student ambassadors are from. Search Deteriorating Bridges Database for Cass Bridge. Research the toxicity of downtown … Continue reading

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News Topics – Open Information and Public Records

By Thierry Peters Potential news stories and informational pieces based on the following publicly accessible data: Zoning maps – Access to these maps could provide news on downtown regeneration and zoning plans that could affect a centrally-located university within a … Continue reading

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