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A cheating culture

In the classroom when a teacher calls for homework to be collected, the feverish shuffling of papers fills the room, along with whisperings of panicked students asking to see a completed paper. If you were to look at the average high schooler’s camera roll on their phone, half of it …

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Mickey Mouse kills TV

First it was Blockbuster, now Netflix is balancing precariously on the line of becoming just another obsolete entertainment  service. In a society of consumers whose attention can only be held for so long, the next media giant is poised to swoop in. While Netflix started out small, Disney is a …

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Real is radiant

As time goes on, it gets more and more stressful to try to fit the ever-stiffening social idea of perfection–and that’s exactly why fashion’s beloved brands are using their prominence to destroy the idea of standardized beauty. Aerie, American Eagle’s lingerie brand, recently launched its “Share Your Spark” campaign, founded …

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Love is fake

American culture exalts love in all aspects of life, but really, love is just a neurochemical con made to trick you into caring for your children and family members in order to further the species. Humanity celebrates the molecular cocktail they call love in all facets of its culture, from …

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Hello My Name Is…

Co-Written: Nicole Glidden| Opinions Editor To be frank, people can be hypocritical assholes. Society constantly demands that we practice what we preach, yet this societal dictate is easily glossed over when it comes to the commonly quoted axiom: “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” The importance of first impressions …

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The new generation of activists

Our country is built on the revolution. Revolutions that are multifaceted– political, economic, and social injustices– being fought for by pure power of the people. In history, a common occurrence is the lower class rising up to curtail the abusive power of the oppressive government. The leaders of such revolutions …

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Millennial Mythbusters

“You can’t be harsh. You cannot tell them you’re disappointed in them,” Marian Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide said. “You can’t really ask them to live and breathe the company. Because they’re living and breathing themselves and that keeps them very busy.” The difficult, self-absorbed employee type to which …

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