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Controversial moments pepper pages of Prospector’s archives

Editorial Staff September 9, 2014

The Prospector has covered many stories since its first publication in 1915. A run like that is not lacking in controversial moments. Through the good and the bad, the student newspaper has been the source for student news and the assayer of student opinion. Although...

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Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, left, Master Sgt. Jose Rodela and Sgt. Santiago J. Erevia all Army soldiers during the Vietnam War, stand as President Barack Obama and a crowd applaud after they received the nation’s highest military honor, the Medal of Honor on Tuesday at the White House. Of 24 soldiers who received the award, they were the only three still alive.

Medal of Honor given to 24 veterans overlooked because of discrimination

Alejandro Alba, Scripps Howard Foundation Wire Reporter March 19, 2014

  WASHINGTON – Just like other American soldiers, they fought for their country and risked their own lives regardless of their racial or ethnic backgrounds. Decades later they received the nation’s highest military honor, delayed precisely...

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Robert Chisolm after graduating from the U.S. Armys airborne jump school.

WE HAVEN’T FORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU: Three wars, one story

Kristopher Rivera, Copy Editor November 12, 2013

A steak dinner and a carton of Lucky Strikes cigarettes were a treat on June 5, 1944, a day before the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. Other than the special meal and cigarettes, it seemed like a regular practice jump for the men, who were part of...

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