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Green sea turtle. (Mario Picayo photo)

Green sea turtle. (Mario Picayo photo)

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Canadian scholar Abdullah Hakim Quick addresses a crowd of about 200 people at the University of the Virgin Islands on the Golden Age of Islam and historic evidence of cross Atlantic migration in the 14th century.

Scholar Traces Islam’s Caribbean Roots in UVI Lecture

The historic roots of the Islamic Caribbean community were explored in a lecture given at the University of the Virgin Islands, the first in a three-part series hosted by the UVI Center for Spirituality and Professionalism.
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Laurent prepares backs Carter into a corner before unloading another series of combinations to the body. (Photo by Max Schanfarber)

Laurent Wins Professional Debut with Second Round KO

In his first professional fight, Clayton Laurent, Jr., pounded Wayman Carter, dropping him to the canvas three times before the fight was stopped in the second round.
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Command Sgt. Maj. Martin Celestine, Jr., a 42-year-old native of St. Thomas, has become on of the U.S. Army's top trainers.

V.I. Native Promoted to Key Army Training Post

A Virgin Islander who has earned the reputation as one of the U.S. Army’s top trainers will soon take over as the senior enlisted leader with the Army’s Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia.
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Ryan Boyles, deputy director for the Southeast Climate Science Center, speaks Thursday at UVI.

Speaker at UVI Discusses What Climate Change Means to Territory

Representatives from climate and environmental organizations gathered Thursday at the University of the Virgin Island's St. Croix campus to discuss he effects climate change could have on the Caribbean – and on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Detachment

Detachment is experiencing your feelings without allowing your feelings to control you. Instead of just reacting, with detachment you are free to choose how you will act.
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Virtue of the Week: Cleanliness

Cleanliness means more than washing often, keeping your body clean and wearing clean clothes. It is putting into your body and your mind only the things that keep you healthy. It is cleaning up mistakes and making a fresh start.
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Virtue of the Week: Modesty

Modesty is having self-respect. When you value yourself with quiet pride, you accept praise with humility and gratitude. Modesty is being comfortable with yourself and setting healthy boundaries about your body and privacy. You are practicing modesty
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Trump’s Immigration Reform Insults Lady Liberty

Emma Lazarus would be ashamed to see her words and her dream dashed by an American president whose legislative pursuits are propped up through intimidation, racism, and xenophobia.
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