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Students Who Don’t Remember September 11 Must Learn About It in School

I remember exactly where I was when I heard that the World Trade Center in NYC had been hit by two planes. I was in middle school and we had just came inside from recess when my friend told me what had happened. I remembered the panic that seemed almost tangible in the hallways and I remember the one teacher who actually let us watch the news during her class.

However, many Americans (about 20 percent) were too young to clearly remember this defining moment in our country’s history. In order to help these younger students understand the significance of September 11, 2001, a history teacher at Purdue University, Randy Roberts, has begun teaching his students about the day.

“The sense I get is, ‘Something happened,’ and beyond that, things get a little bit fuzzy,” said Roberts. “We have a new generation for whom this is a story. They know it’s an important story, but they just don’t know exactly why.”

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California Student Charged with Making Terrorist Threats on His Facebook Page

Stanley Roring is a student at Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa, CA. Roring recently posted terroristic threats on Facebook that made it clear that he wanted to carry out a school shooting similar to the one that terrorized Virginia Tech several years ago.

School district police found Roring’s threatening posts hours after he published them on Facebook. They then reported the threat to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

“It was information reported from someone who is a friend or acquaintance of (Roring’s) on Facebook,” said a spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Cindy Bachman. “Obviously, it was very alarming once that was read.”

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Are Flashcards a Reason to Arrest Someone?

flash cardFlashcards are a great way to learn a new language. They allow you to switch back and forth between your native language and the language you are trying to learn. You can separate the words you do know from those you are still learning. You can take them anywhere and study with them whenever you have some down time.

Flashcards are just a really wonderful thing. Unless you are studying Arabic and flying on an airplane, that is.

Nicholas George is a senior at Pomona College in California. He is studying physics and Arabic. According to The Los Angeles Times, George was flying back to school after spending time at home in Philadelphia last August. In his pocket, he had some Arabic-English flashcards so he could study them on the plane.

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