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The Shutdown: Dignity in a Time of Rage

      During former President Barack Obama’s second term, he had stressed what was always a major part of his vision, diplomacy and global corporation. A large number of right-wing pundits dedicated the better part of almost the entire news cycle attacking his character (sound familiar?) because, in their […]

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Avoiding The Danger of Vice: At What Point Does Self-Care Become Self-Indulgence?

      A growing phrase you’ll hear anywhere in the professional world is “self-care.” It’s particularly popular on college campuses, and for good reason! In a high speed capitalist work environment, we’ve normalized, even glamorized, exhaustion. Being a workaholic is considered a virtue in a world characterized by competition and […]

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An Inevitable Change

      Netflix has become not only a hobby but almost a lifestyle for many people, particularly young adults. It is to no surprise that Netflix’s new crackdown on account sharing has been met with some less than amiable replies. New software developed by the company Synamedia will allow […]

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Renovations: The Dining Commons Gets a Makeover, with More to Come in The Future.

      Plans have been underway for nearly a year to renovate our beloved, yet aging Dining Commons.  Upon returning to campus this spring, students were greeted with some of the changes that have already been finished.       Immediately noticeable is the new paint job. While we […]

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Potential 2020 Candidates Shake Things Up

      With the bringing in of the new year, 2020 is only right around the corner. Not only that, but 2020 is going to be a monumental year in politics where various Democrats throughout the country will throw their hat into the presidential race. Although it is only […]

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Surviving Finals Week

      Finals week. It’s a phrase that looms over us all semester. It’s when everything we’ve learned for the past four months culminates itself in the form of major exams, extensive papers and overwhelming projects. For some, we’ve become finals-week pros, but for others, it can feel like […]

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Christmas in November: Did the holiday season come too early this year?

       Has anyone else been getting the sneaky suspicion that Christmas is running a holiday takeover campaign? Have you ever been to the mall and wondered what Holiday Is really coming next, to find out that christmas is the only one people care about this year? I am […]

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Importance of a Quality Holiday

      During the Exodus, the Hebrews were reminded of their time in bondage, specifically commanded by God to not allow themselves to forget what it was like to suffer. We suffer, so that we might understand one another, or rather, empathize with each other. Pain is what makes […]

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#Walkaway: With Identity Politics Taking Center Stage, Some Decide to Leave it Behind Entirely.

      On October 27 I was a part of a march in Washington D.C. I was surrounded by Americans holding signs denouncing racism, bigotry and hate. I heard from speakers of different ethnicities, economic statuses and minority groups. I saw someone proudly waving a transgender pride flag and […]

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Teresa May Takes a Step Forward on Brexit

      With the proposition of a no-deal and hard Brexit becoming a reality, I think it’s time for us as Americans to catch ourselves up to speed on what is happening concerning Brexit.       Right now the issue is the deal that has recently been approved […]