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Investigation Casts Doubt on Turf Fields’ Safety

Ned Weingart, Raider Zone

December 1, 2014

The most dangerous part of soccer may not be concussions, turf burn or sprained ankles. Rather, it might be what the game is played on: turf. According to a recent NBC News investigation, the pellets, or crumb rubber, in synthetic turf fields contain car...

Despite Violence, Band Still Plans Trip to Turkey

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

February 19, 2013

Despite the recent bombing of the United States Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, the Shaker band’s scheduled trip to Istanbul this spring will proceed. On Feb. 1, a suicide bomber detonated a bomb outside a personnel entrance to...

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