This week for BuzzFeed News, Anne Helen Petersen discovers a new world order. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
How the Elks Club Made Its Way to the 21st Century — BuzzFeed News
For over a century, fraternal orders like the Elks served as the cornerstone of American social and civic engagement. Here's how one Seattle neighborhood has made the Elks, and the community it provides, cool again. Read it at BuzzFeed News.
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Inside the College That Abolished the F and Raked in the Cash — BuzzFeed News
Molly Hensley Clancy investigates a California university that faked students’ scores, skated by immigration authorities — and made a fortune in the process. « What emerged is a portrait of a university that epitomizes many of the key weaknesses in the American higher education and immigration systems. » Read it at BuzzFeed News.
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My Son the ISIS Executioner — BuzzFeed News
How did a kind, clever young man become one of the world’s most wanted terrorists? Jane Bradley talks exclusively to the mother of one of the four “Beatles” guards who beheaded 27 hostages about losing both her “perfect” sons to ISIS. Read it at BuzzFeed News.
What the Mark of the Beast Taught Me About the Future of Money — BuzzFeed News
Silicon Valley has sold us on a cashless, cardless, walletless, supposedly frictionless future — but, as Charlie Warzel learned living in it for a month, we’re not quite there yet. « I was here because I wanted to see the future of money. But really, I just wanted to pay for some shit with a microchip in my hand. » Read it at BuzzFeed News.
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