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Political Profiles in the Community on Donald Trump

By Christina Jimenez

He might be the most controversial President in the history of the White House. Not even 200 days in his first term, President Donald Trump’s decisions in office have changed people’s lives.

One of his first executive orders, Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States, suspended the entry of immigrants from seven Muslim countries: Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Yemen and Somalia.

A federal appeals court blocked President Trump’s ban on six of the seven Muslim-majority countries targeted in the order. President Trump plans to appeal to the Supreme Court to enforce the policy on all seven nations. When Trump first proposed the ban in January it created an uproar and uncertainty. Continue reading Political Profiles in the Community on Donald Trump

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Bridging the Gap: How Artists in Tuscaloosa Engage with the Community

By: Sofia Lavidalie

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – On an average day Sydney Gruber can find herself doing anything from restoring old chess sets to making candles with beekeepers. As an alchemy artist, she harvests and restores old pieces of home décor. Every week, she gets another commission from a client wanting to bring new life to their clutter.
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