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Micah Meadowcroft
Micah Meadowcroft studied history and journalism at Hillsdale College. He was a member of the Dow Journalism Program and the Hillsdale College Honors Program. He served as the Arts Editor for the Hillsdale Collegian. He has also written for the Hillsdale Forum, Hillsdale’s Collegiate Network publication. From Vancouver, Washington, Micah has interned with U.S Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington’s Third congressional district in her campaign and district offices.

The Vatican, working off Catholic doctrine of just war, has announced that it condones American military intervention in Iraq, the Washington Times reported last week. The Holy See’s ambassador to the United Nations, Silvano Tomasi, is quoted as saying, “Military action…

I’ll confess that I wasn’t at all sure what to expect when I went to watch The Giver at a screening last week. The movie, which opens in theaters Friday, is produced most notably by Walden Media, the company owned…

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk created a secular republic out of Ottoman Turkey as the Sultanate died in 1921. He was president of Turkey for fifteen years. Now, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the nation’s first direct presidential election. Erdogan has been…

Filmmakers adapting Lois Lowry’s The Giver to the silver screen — fitting to the monochromatic utopia she created — have a tall order. I attended a prescreening of the Weinstein and Walden Media film on Wednesday (signing in the process…

We probably could have predicted it: Colorado teens are smoking less pot now that it is legalized, reports the Washington Examiner. After all, what’s cool about smoking weed when everyone is doing it? While it is still illegal for teens…

The New York Times editorial board has come out in favor of a repeal of the federal prohibition against marijuana. It has been nearly two months since Maureen Dowd shared her experience of overindulging on a pot candy bar, writing,…

The Wall Street Journal published a poll this week in conjunction with NBC that found, among other things, 76 percent of respondents did not feel confident that their children’s generation will have a better life than they. That’s up from…

New evidence appears to confirm that pro-Russian separatists were involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. A man, known only as Vasilijus, stepped forward a little over a week ago to inform a Lithuanian news site that he…

Don’t worry world: should Hillary Rodham Clinton win the 2016 presidential election, there will be peace in our time — at least between giant ducks and tiny horses. That’s the takeaway from Clinton’s latest interview with faux newsman Stephen Colbert. Attempting…

The tap water is once again safe to drink for the residents of Toledo, Ohio, the state’s fourth largest city, the Associated Press reports. Toxin levels in the area’s water system caused by an algae bloom in Lake Erie were…

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