Articles by: Eric Lukas

by / on April 2, 2008 at 4:05 am / in Europe, Issue, Main Menu, World

Befriending the Bear

The pose is almost menacing. Two penetrating, steel-blue eyes gaze downward at the viewer, the mouth calm but clenched. Russian president Vladimir Putin, Time’s 2007 Person of the Year, projects a threatening image in the magazine’s cover shot. The same could be said about Russia’s current image in the West.

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by / on November 11, 2007 at 10:44 am / in Cover Story, Domestic, Education, Media, National Security

Missing Pages

A major occurrence in history can be spun in different ways, depending on the words used to describe it. The attacks of September 11, 2001 are a seminal event in the lives of students today, and are bound to remain so for future generations. Despite the indelible images of that day, the greatest impact that 9/11 will have in the public memory may be its description in the pages of history textbooks.

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