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Intolerant Tolerance

| 10/20/2016 | 0 Comments

  The last time an election got this heated, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton was shot by Vice President Aaron Burr. And although, as of late, the American public may not be strangers to political banter, a sense of intolerance has been established that is questioning the very fabric of American values. Intolerance, that is, for […]

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Preferential Admission Status?: Should the descendents of slaves have an advantage in admissions processes?

| 10/18/2016 | 0 Comments
Preferential Admission Status?: Should the descendents of slaves have an advantage in admissions processes?

In 1838, Georgetown University split up and sold 272 slaves in order to pay off the school’s debts. This past September, Georgetown President, John Degioia, recognized the University’s ties to slavery. The university will now try to make amends by giving descendants of slaves “the same consideration given to members of the Georgetown community” in […]

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Get In Touch With Your Feminine Side: Are “Chick Shows” Any Good?

| 10/11/2016 | 0 Comments

Yes, you read the title correctly, “Chick Shows”. These shows, according to the mass audiences, are for girls and girls only. Today’s question asks if it should stay that way, or if there’s more to these than once thought. To those who aren’t sure of what a “Chick Show” is, you’ll find it’s meaning in […]

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Stranger Things Season 1 Review

| 10/05/2016 | 0 Comments

Netflix has been hitting it out of the park recently, with shows like Bojack Horseman, Orange is the New Black, their collaborations with Marvel Studios and Narcos. Does their newest series, Stranger Things, hold up similarly?  Stranger Things is Netflix’s latest dabble in making their own shows. The video streaming company has had quite the track record when […]

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Prestige Over Practicality: How Important Are Highly Ranked Universities?

| 09/27/2016 | 0 Comments

For many high school students, the dreaded time has come: the time for these students to choose their respective futures, and gain a glimpse of what it means to be independent and adult. Choosing the right college is an extensive and complicated task. Attending a college has become more important over the years, as the […]

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Senior Year Anticipation

| 06/09/2016 | 0 Comments

As the weather slowly improves and the trees begin to bloom. The unexplainable feeling of Summer begins to emerge. A long 3 month break made to spend hours on end tanning in the sun, reading a nice book, or catching up on our “Z’s”. But most of those activities do not apply to us busy […]

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Smokeless Tobacco Strikes Out

| 03/27/2016 | 0 Comments
Smokeless Tobacco Strikes Out

Chewing tobacco is one of the oldest methods of consuming tobacco. It goes as far back as before the arrival of the Europeans, and it is still used today. Soon after the creation of baseball in 1845, players and coaches alike consumed tobacco like it was candy. Furthermore, since the turn of the 21st century, […]

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Cuban Reconciliation Crisis

| 03/27/2016 | 0 Comments
Cuban Reconciliation Crisis

1962. When I asked my grandfather about this year, one word stood out in his mind: panic. He was a mere twenty years old, in the proverbial prime of his life, and an omnipresent sense of panic is what he most recalls. Throughout my life, I can recall hearing him tell stories of windows covered with black sheets, of drills […]

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