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Dr. Nigel Ashford on “Human Rights: What They Are and What They Are Not”

From the war in Syria to the struggle for gay equality, political activists have invoked diverse causes in the name of human rights. As various cultures disagree on the nature of a just society, however, finding a universal definition for these rights seems more illusory than ever in a globalized age.

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Young Americans for Freedom Holds “No Che Day” on Grounds

Since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, many millennials have consigned Communist expansion to the history books. One student group, however, would like to change alter this predominant presumption. On October 9, 2013, the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) at UVa held a “No Che Day” event near the Whispering Wall on Grounds.

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