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Trans Violence on the Rise
3 months ago

Trans Violence on the Rise

Hate crimes are anything but new to people labeled as different in our society. Throughout human history there are countless stories depicting the intense segregation between the normal and the …
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Social Media Goes In On Trump’s Body Language
9 months ago

Social Media Goes In On Trump’s Body Language

Social media has no chill when calling out obvious actions. Speaking of obvious actions, Sunday night was the second presidential election with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at Washington University …
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Difficulty Climbing Out of Poverty
10 months ago

Difficulty Climbing Out of Poverty

I’ve written about poverty a dozen times, but I have yet to address the extreme difficulty and near impossibility of climbing out of poverty.

My grandparents immigrated to America from Italy and Greece and did not have …
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The Laziness That Comes With Calling People Stupid
10 months ago

The Laziness That Comes With Calling People Stupid

With all the turmoil in the world and differing opinions on how to solve it all, I feel resorting to name-calling is the epitome of a lazy cop-out. Calling people stupid, or …
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The Perfect Example of the Double Standard in America
10 months ago

The Perfect Example of the Double Standard in America

With the 2016 Olympics officially over and everyone’s sense of nationalism has receded to (relatively) normal terms, I think it is time to address the elephant in the room: Ryan …
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The Earthquake in Amatrice, Italy
10 months ago

The Earthquake in Amatrice, Italy

News broke this morning of a devastating earthquake that occurred in Amatrice, Italy. On the Richter scale, the earthquake was a 5.5 and led to a death toll of at least 132 with …
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Fox New’s Impact on Politics
10 months ago

Fox New’s Impact on Politics

Political analysts and experts have said that one of, if not the biggest influence on politics in the last twenty years is Fox News. It has been a prominent news …
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The Increasing Trend of Gentrification
10 months ago

The Increasing Trend of Gentrification

For decades people who once occupied large urban areas fled the hustle of them and moved to the suburbs. This has become known as “white flight” that occurred during the 1950’s- when …
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Helping Our At-Risk Neighborhoods, Rather Than Abandoning Them
10 months ago

Helping Our At-Risk Neighborhoods, Rather Than Abandoning Them

I tutored rising high school juniors and seniors for the math portion of the SAT’s in addition to counseling and advising them on the many complexities that come with applying to college. One …
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Social Media and Needing To Prove Your Quality of Life
10 months ago

Social Media and Needing To Prove Your Quality of Life

I love social media. I’m at the tail-end of the millennial generation, and therefore grew up with technology and connectedness. I adore the blogosphere (obviously- I am a part of it) and believe that it …
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