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Three well-known international peace activists will share their experience with international civil rights crises, including the U.S. government’s use of drones, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The panel discussion, “Three Women Who Stand for Peace: International Civil Rights in the Age of Drones,”  is one...
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When most people hear the word “drone,” they think of covert military airstrikes, but proponents of autonomous systems see them becoming a part of everyday life. Experts have proposed their use in everything from aerial art to pizza delivery. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, NIU STEM Outreach invites community members to learn more about...
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The morality of using armed and unarmed drones in warfare will be the topic of a Monday, March 18, panel discussion at the NIU College of Law. The panel will feature NIU law professor Morse Tan; Joy First of the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones; and published poet Ric Amesquita. Also on the panel...