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Hit It! The St. Patrick's Day Edition

Hit It! The St. Patrick's Day Edition

March 17th is St. Patrick's Day and while Ireland gets the day off to celebrate, those of Irish decent (and whoever else may be thirsty) will be celebrating this weekend. So, we decided to put a "green" version of Hit It! for this week to get you in the mood.

Our bonus video this week is from Fáilte Ireland, the tourist board. They put together a virtual postcard from the Emerald Isle, featuring the song Higher Love by Vincent James McMorrow, and it's enough to make any Irish person swell with pride.

Lá fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh! Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

If you are planning on celebrating St. Patrick's Day this year for the first time and are for some reason wondering what beer is made of and what effects it may have on people, this young gentleman explains it perfectly.

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FOCUS: Israel-Palestine War

“I Am Palestinian” — When History Calls Us To Stand In Their Shoes, To Say Who We Are

There are certain watershed moments where the world comes together in defense of an idea or a people, or maybe both. A call from afar to stand up in the name of the Palestinian people.

Photo of a pro-Palestinian demonstrator in Berlin

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Berlin's central district on November 4 for a pro-Palestinian rally.

Ranjani Iyer Mohanty


CALGARY — Stanley Kubrick’s 1960 film “Spartacus,” starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier, is based on a true story of the leader of a momentous slave rebellion against the Roman empire circa 70 BC.

Near the end of the movie, when the slaves have been captured, the Roman general offers to let them all live if they reveal their leader, the gladiator Spartacus. In a show of solidarity and final act of bravery, the slaves stand up one-by-one, to declare: “I am Spartacus.”

And with that, all are crucified.

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