Leopoldo López ’93, Venezuelan Political Activist, Arrested in Caracas

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López demonstrating with the Venezuelan national flag shortly before his arrest (via AFP, Leo Ramirez)

Venezuelan opposition leader, former mayor of capital city Caracas’s Chacao Municipality and Kenyon Class of 1993 alum Leopoldo López has turned himself in to authorities on “charges of inciting violence” during recent street protests in Caracas. Continue reading

Catch the ‘Inspiration’ Bug with Shaka Smart ’99

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Like most normal people, I generally ignore the ads that invade my viewing space on websites, especially sports websites. But there’s one ad that’s worth the time and deserves more than a fly’s worth of attention span. On espn.com, beneath the headlines, is a small purple box labeled “Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge.” And, WHAT, Shaka Smart ’99, Virginia Commonwealth University’s head coach, appears to be winning this challenge? Well, let’s check it out!

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