Brianna Dasilva

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59 Student-Athletes Achieved Perfect GPAs in Fall and Spring 2016

Kent State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held its third annual 4.0 GPA Student-Athlete Breakfast on Feb. 2 in the Kent Student …

Kent State

It's Time We Talk Seriously About Stress In The Workplace And How To Fix It - And Fast

It's 2016 and the stress epidemic is at an all-time high. It almost feels like everyone is stressed out. Yet, right at our fingertips, consumers now …

Ergonomics

Workplace stress levels dropping

Workplace stress has a big impact on business operations.<p>“Workplace stress can result in high absenteeism, high turnover, poor productivity, lower …

The Workplace

Mood-changing wearable doppel launching in the U.S. this spring

London-based doppel is bringing a new generation of its wearable device to the United States, to help users stay alert or calm down, naturally, in …

Wearable Tech

'I felt vulnerable': freelancers on the stress of self-employment

Managing your hours sounds good but achieving work-life balance amid insecurity takes time and effort, say casual workers<p>There have never before been so many self-employed workers in the UK. There are now almost 4.8 million people working for themselves across the country, in a spectrum of jobs …

Self-employment

Support for the death penalty is falling dramatically

Cruel and unusual.<p>A new poll shows that, for the first time in a generation, the death penalty no longer enjoys majority support in the United States:<p>…

Death Penalty Loses Majority Support for First Time in 45 Years

<b>By: Niraj Chokshi</b><p>For the first time in almost half a century, support for the death penalty has dipped below 50 percent in the United States.<p>Just 49 …

United States

A Remorseful Executioner Fights to Abolish the Death Penalty

<i>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</i><p>For the first time since 1971, less than half of Americans support the death penalty. That's according to a poll released last week by the Pew Research Center, which found that 49 percent support capital punishment, and 42 percent oppose, …

For the first time in over 40 years, less than half of America supports the death penalty

America is among the top ten countries in the world for executions, according to Amnesty International, putting us in august company alongside China, …

The punishment for having a bad lawyer shouldn't be the death penalty | Stephen B Bright

Duane Buck would probably not be on death row had he been given a more competent lawyer. Will he receive justice from the US supreme court?<p>Related: Supreme court to address Duane Buck's 'racially tainted' death sentence<p>A deeply troubling truth about the death penalty is that it is often handed down …

Religion's week from hell

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you believe that religious violence is fueled by faith or is a symptom of larger factors -- political instability, poverty, cultural chaos -- one thing seems clear: Last week was hellish for religion.<p>Across several continents, including North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, scores …

Who's doing what in the coalition battle against ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been more than six months since the United States first sent warplanes to conduct airstrikes against the militant group ISIS, and four months since the formation of an international coalition to help fight the terror group.<p>Since then, warplanes from Western and regional members of the …

Obama: Don't grant terrorists legitimacy by labeling them Islamic

President Obama offered an extended defense of his approach to countering violent extremism on Wednesday, saying those who have criticized his …

By ignoring free trade’s excesses, we lost those on the margins

<i>James W. Dean and Vivek Dehejia are economics professors at Simon Fraser University and Carleton University, respectively. James W. Dean is writing a book titled</i> Paradoxes of Globalization.<p>For more than a century after Nelson trounced Napoleon in 1805 at the Battle of Trafalgar, the British and …

Russian Economy at Risk of Delayed Recovery After Crimea Flareup

The recent flare up over Crimea may have just delayed Russia’s economic recovery.<p>After President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of plotting terrorist …

NHL Free Agents Update – August 21, 2016

Tampa Bay Lightning winger Nikita Kucherov is among several notable unsigned RFAs.<p><b>Updates on the remaining notable NHL restricted and unrestricted</b> …

NHL

Top prospects for Tampa Bay Lightning

<i>NHL.com is providing in-depth prospect analysis for each of its 30 teams throughout August. Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning.</i><p>The Tampa Bay Lightning …

Ice Hockey