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The Perfect Example of the Double Standard in America
11 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
11 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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Social Media and Needing To Prove Your Quality of Life
11 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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Suffering And Not Wanting Others to Suffer
12 months ago

Suffering And Not Wanting Others to Suffer

My family has a running gag- my grandmother mentions how much she suffered during her life. And even though she talks about it nearly every time we see her, she …
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Sexism at the 2016 Rio Olympics
12 months ago

Sexism at the 2016 Rio Olympics

The 2016 Rio Olympics are in full swing and already the dehumanizing and sexist comments have arisen. Whether it be comparing the female athletes to the males, harping on the fact …
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“The World Doesn’t Owe You Anything!”…Yes It Does?!
12 months ago

“The World Doesn’t Owe You Anything!”…Yes It Does?!

I have heard/read/been exposed to this sentiment all my life…whenever someone complains, feels frustrated or uncared for or unloved, I hear this as a response…The world doesn’t owe you anything.

I never liked …
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Climate Change: The Most Pressing Issue of our Time
12 months ago

Climate Change: The Most Pressing Issue of our Time

People cared about the environment surrounding them and recognized its importance and serenity since early on in civilization. Many cultures celebrated the Earth and praised it for all that it does for humans, and continue to acknowledge its importance to …
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The Past Two Days in Europe
1 year ago

The Past Two Days in Europe

I waited to write about these two incidents because I wanted to have as much information I can before I actually expand upon them. What Europe endured during the past …
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Cultural Appropriation and How It Contributes to Modern Day Racism
1 year ago

Cultural Appropriation and How It Contributes to Modern Day Racism

Following the unjust deaths of Alton Sterling Philando Castile, and the five police officers in Dallas, the country is once again having a mirror put in front of her face …
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Top 5 Rock Bands from Places You Wouldn’t Expect
1 year ago

Top 5 Rock Bands from Places You Wouldn’t Expect

By  •  World, Rock

Are you tired of listening to the same old rock bands from either the US, Canada, or UK? Rock is a worldwide phenomenon that is growing and growing by the …
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