Author Archive: Alyssa Ng

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Shooting Beyond the Stars and Into the Solar System

| 03/03/2017 | 0 Comments

The theory of life on a planet other than Earth has been just that- a theory. The biggest flaw of the theory is that liquid water is needed to sustain any living species. New evidence has appeared, proving extraterrestrial creatures could exist, thanks to scientists at NASA. Those at NASA and the European Southern Observatory have recently discovered […]

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Students in Uproar Over Racist GroupMe

| 12/08/2016 | 0 Comments

“Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships”, stated John A. Hannah, “to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone.” It seems a student at the University of Oklahoma has undermined the meaning of this quote, at the expense of black students […]

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Epipen Manufacturer Faces Lawsuits

| 10/20/2016 | 0 Comments

Over 500%. That’s how much the price of a two-pack of Epipen Auto Injectors rose between 2007 and 2016. Critics of Mylan Pharmaceuticals are speaking out against the outrageous and, arguably, unethical price hike. Mylan became a monopoly of some sorts- it is the only legal manufacturer of Epipens in the United States. It’s success […]

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Dying, But Not Dead Yet

| 10/14/2016 | 0 Comments

The largest living thing on planet Earth is almost dead. The Great Barrier Reef is located off the coast of northeastern Australia, where wilderness and nature has thrived for nearly 500,000 years. However, National Geographic reported that fifty percent of the coral reef off of Cape York is now decimated. The Great Barrier Reef, the […]

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Bombings in Two States Less Than A Day Apart

| 09/20/2016 | 0 Comments

Tragedies strike often enough nowadays, prompting the question, “how can the public go out and feel safe if there is always a risk?” Unfortunately, the answer is becoming increasingly unclear as the threats of terrorism are getting progressively worse. On Saturday, September 17th, two bombs were detonated: one in New Jersey, and the other in […]

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Meghan Trainor Says “No” To Being Photoshopped

| 05/10/2016 | 0 Comments
Meghan Trainor Says “No” To Being Photoshopped

Meghan Trainor, the singer of the popular hits “All About That Bass” and “NO”, withdrew her one of her music videoes due to absurd amount of photo-retouching. The video in question was the music video of her new single, “Me Too”, which is featured as part of her album, Thank You.  After releasing her anticipated video, Trainor reportedly […]

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A Little Chip Goes a Long Way

| 04/20/2016 | 0 Comments

“The best among them [scientists] move deep into a wilderness region where they know almost nothing, where the very tools and techniques needed to clear the wilderness, to bring order to it, do not exist.”, writes John M.Barry in The Great Influenza, “…In the wilderness the scientist must create…everything. It is grunt work, tedious work that […]

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Casting for Hamilton: An Unexpected Crisis

| 04/03/2016 | 0 Comments
Casting for Hamilton: An Unexpected Crisis

Alexander Hamilton has been a star on Broadway lately. Although he was never a president, he had a massive historical significance, arguably as great as George Washington’s. Between the development of the bank, founding of The Federalist Paper, his insurmountable contribution to the Constitution, and epic duel with Aaron Burr, (just to name a few of Hamilton’s milestones), […]

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