Newsgeist: 1/17/11

The spirit of the news

Newsgeist: 1/17/11

An MLK Day edition of the Newsgeist brings you stories on Tunisian governmental conflict, Glee's Golden Globes, and an NFL Playoff upset. Read more for the links.

-Here's a glance back at Martin Luther King, Jr.'s visit to UT in 1962.

-Today is also the 50-year anniversary of President Eisenhower's speech warning of the military-industry complex.

-The Golden Globes were last night, and Glee kicked some ass.

-A University of Colorado student paid tuition with $1 dollar bills.

-Tunisia is experiencing protests and severe political unrest.

-The New York Jets walked the walk after hyping their match-up with the New England Patriots with some wonderful smack talk.

-And finally, wouldn't you think the name of this candy bar would have dropped a hint?

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