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Thursday, February 20, 2020

NASA astronaut Christina Hammock Koch ended a lengthy tenure on the International Space Station this month when she and two colleagues returned to Earth, landing in a remote desert in the middle of Kazakhstan. Doing so, she put her name in the record books: the longest single spaceflight by a woman at 328 days. It’s a record that will stand for a long time to come.

Usually when a letter contains misinformation, much to the chagrin of the writer, The Daily Advance notes the correct information after the letter. I was recently very disappointed that this was not done on two consecutive days.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Back in 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised that Mexico would pay for his proposed border wall. Turns out Mexico wasn’t interested, so Trump eventually resorted to declaring fake emergencies and illegally misappropriating money from the military budget.

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The John Bolton I experienced at Duke’s Dave and Kay Phillips lecture series Monday wasn’t what I expected. My impressions of the former National Security Adviser were that he was highly opinionated, sometimes blunt and caustic, a highly intelligent policy wonk who was equally articulate. I saw and heard the intelligent, articulate Bolton, but also a strategist who could be charming, a bit humorous and coy, at the same time serious and knowledgeable about world politics. He is obviously a student with positions that venture beyond what most of the sold-out crowd at Page Auditorium had considered.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

One hundred fifty-three College of The Albemarle students were named to the President’s List for the fall 2019 semester. To qualify for the list, a student must complete 12 or more curriculum semester hours, in courses numbered at or above the 100 level, and earn a 4.0 grade-point average.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

For years the Friends of the Museum Board of Directors talked about doing an audio-video production about a subject that is part of Albemarle history. The opportunity to advance the concept came about as plans for the Museum of the Albemarle’s 50th anniversary year developed.