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A Brief History On April 26, 2002, Erfurt, Germany, was the scene of a horrific mass murder when a 19 year old student that had been expelled from a high school shot and killed 16 people.  Killed in the massacre were 13 faculty and staff members, 2 students, and 1 police officer.  As we have said, the common refrain that “only in America” do school shootings (or other school related murders) or mass shootings occur is entirely false, as such incidents keep happening in other countries where “gun control” is far more strict than in the United States. Digging Deeper…

A Brief History On April 22, 2020, the pandemic of the COVID-19, or SARS-CoV-2, or better known as “coronavirus,” has claimed another victim, as reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer, in this case the venerable Urbana University, an Ohio college that was only the second institute of higher learning in the United States to admit women as students alongside men. Digging Deeper Urbana University, founded in 1850, has been ailing financially for several years, and was acquired by Franklin University in 2014 and operated as a branch of that institution.  The school, located near Columbus, Ohio, in the city of Urbana…

A Brief History On March 13, 2012, the parents of 46 children riding on a Swiss coach (long distance bus, similar to our Greyhound and Trailways or Charter types in the US) found out the hard way that kids are not always safe when riding on a bus.  Near the town of Sierre, Switzerland, a coach carrying 46 school children and 4 of their teachers (and 2 crew members) swerved while driving in the Sierre Tunnel, hitting a curb and then veering head on into a concrete wall.  Among those killed were 22 of the students and all 4 teachers. …

A Brief History Nowadays, it is no secret that some students and parents think that to be the best in the university, one has to be the top in academic performance or extra-curricular activities. For that reason, many students are aiming to be on top of the competition and be one of the best students, but the question is, how can we be the best at university? What are the things to do or the steps to follow?  To help you with this, here are the 5 steps to be the best in university. Digging Deeper   The Study Is…

A Brief History Originating in the 1980s, ITIL is an acronym for Information Technology Infrastructure Library. ITIL has actually become a leading standard in managing IT service delivery around the world. It is the pre-eminent framework for IT management services. It helps organizations to deliver quality services and that too economically. The latest version of the ITIL framework is ITIL 4, an updated release of ITIL V3. Let us get started with ITIL, benefits of ITIL certification, how can one start with ITIL Foundation certification and excel through ITIL foundation certification training. Digging Deeper What is ITIL? ITIL defines a…

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