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Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageBangladesh - News: February 4, 2004 - Headline: Education in America: Interview with Shahana Siddiqui, an Oberlin Graduate. Author: Anis Ahmed. Excerpt: Shahana Siddiqui recently graduated from Oberlin College, Ohio majoring in Economics and Political Science. She completed her O level examinations in Bangladesh. She is interested in persuing a career in Human Rights in Bangladesh. She explains whether students can get admission in Undergraduate programs in USA without doing A level examinations.Broadcast - News: April 18, 2002 - Headline: Two Young Political Activitists. Excerpt: Toyin Doherty was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and came to the United States six years ago, when her mother received permanent residency status as a winner of the diversity visa lottery. Today Miss Doherty is a student majoring in English and political science at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She is also a member of College Democrats - an organization of young Democrats on campus that, she says, was quite active in the pre-election campaign. ... While Toyin Doherty is an enthusiastic Democrat, twenty-three year old Tomas Simon is a firmly committed Republican. He was born in Budapest, in communist Hungary, and came to this country as a refugee in the mid-eighties. Now he is a student at the California Polytechnic, majoring in political science. However, this semester he has taken a leave of absence to work on the campaign staff of a Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from Northern Virginia. He says it has been a busy and exciting time.Dark - News: January 4, 2004 - Headline: Singer Tierney Sutton Pays Tribute to Frank Sinatra with New Release Dancing in the Dark. Author: Doug Levine. Excerpt: Tierney Sutton began singing in musical theatre and conservatory choirs in her native Wisconsin. It was years later, while majoring in Russian at Wesleyan University in Illinois, that she first discovered jazz. A semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk Jazz Vocal Competition, she released her first solo album, Introducing Tierney Sutton, in 1999.English - News: November 13, 2002 - Headline: November 14, 2002 - Lida Baker: Listener Questions. Excerpt: AA: Moving on, Rick Ming is a junior majoring in English in China, and he would like to know how to get his classmates more interested in current affairs. He says: 'Unfortunately, not all my classmates care about current affairs. So the point is, how I am able to motivate them to express the views on news freely in class?'Georgia - News: December 5, 2006 - Headline: Georgia State University Gives Student Opportunities to Remember For a Lifetime. Author: Marsha James. Excerpt: Georgia State University is where Medhi is attending. He is a Business student majoring in Finance. Medhi says from the guidance and attention students receive in the Business department to the many activities to participate in going to Georgia State couldn't be better. "Georgia State is the university known to be very diverse one. It is a whole new world. There are students majoring in every kind of major, every kind of field. It's been an awesome experience. I got to know a lot of people officially, people in the department of Business," he says.Idaho - News: March 5, 2002 - Headline: Thousands Attend 35th Annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Author: Doug Levine. Excerpt: This year, the Lionel Hampton School of Music awarded five scholarships to students majoring in Music Education and Instrumental Performance. Hampton himself was the recipient of the Distinguished Idahoan Award for his contribution to the preservation of jazz.Illinois - News: May 18, 2007 - Headline: Brilliant Burmese Graduate from Urbana-Champaign Illinois University. Author: Hla Hla Than. Excerpt: Once in the States she attended Western Illinois University and completed her under-grad B.Sc. degree within 3 and a half years, double majoring in Chemistry and Biology.Indones
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