Concealed Carry at College

Nevada, Florida, Texas, and Montana are among several states considering bills that would allow concealed weapons on college campuses. In Texas a bill passed the House and will move onto the Senate, and in Florida a bill cleared two Senate committees. If passed, the bills would allow those over the age of 21 that have a concealed carry permit to have weapons on campus. Allowing guns on college campuses would increase violence and the potential for tragic events. 

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Review: Body and Soul

Last Tuesday, Hamilton welcomed Gloria Greenfield to present her latest film, Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation. Greenfield has worked in publishing, marketing, and management for over thirty years prior to founding of Doc Emet Productions in 2007. Greenfield, with Doc Emet Productions, dedicates her work to the advancement of a Jewish identity and advocation for the Jewish state. Greenfield has produced and directed three films since 2008. The event, sponsored by the Alexander Hamilton Institute, was well attended by Hamilton students, alumni, and faculty. 

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Progress on California Drought

The scene was bleak on April 1 as California Governor Jerry Brown attended the annual snow measuring ceremony at the top of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Where the crowd would normally stand atop six feet of snow for the ceremony, they stood upon dry grass. This year the Sierra Nevada mountain range had the lowest ever recorded cover of snow on April 1 since measurements began in 1950. Statewide snow measurements for the rest of the Sierra Nevadas showed 5% of the average snow cover for this time of year, providing a foreboding warning to Californians to reduce their water usage.

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