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Is Higher Education Deadly during Pandemics?

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By Kodee Summers The 1918 Flu Pandemic, which started in spring 1918 and lasted till early summer 1919, infected an estimated 500 million people worldwide and killed an estimated 20 to 50 million victims. Also known as the Spanish Flu, it was first observed in Europe, the United States, and parts of Asia. Influenza is […]

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America Joins the War

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By Kodee Summers The entrance of the United States into World War II was dramatic due to the attack on Pearl Harbor. The war began on September 1, 1939, but the US didn’t join until December 7, 1941, after the attack of the U.S. naval base. When the United States declared war on Japan, Germany […]