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The Cheating Culture

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In the classroom when a teacher calls for homework to be collected, the feverish shuffling of papers fills the room, along with whispering 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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Concept of Positivity

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Come New Year’s Day, social media is inundated with declarations such as, “Only positivity in 20XX”, “Good vibes only”, or the ever popular, “New Year, new me!”. These manifestos, while positive and encouraging, are overly idealistic to the point of being childish. In keeping with the theme of positivity, many …

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Holiday Survival Guide

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It’s officially December which means the holiday season has begun. Instead of pumpkin spice flavoring invading everyone’s favorite treats, peppermint flavor has taken over. Emails are being stuffed from companies advertising record low sales, reminding consumers that they must go through the torture that is holiday shopping. As students brace …

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Pitch: A Review

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In the year of “shattering glass ceiling,” Fox’s new drama “Pitch” aims to do the same. The main premise of the series is a female breaking into the boy’s club that is Major League Baseball (MLB). Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury), is the show’s leading lady and  the Padre’s first African-American, …

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The new generation of activists

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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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Pro: Defending the Integrity of Private Instagrams

Private Instagrams often fall under malicious criticism for their exclusive nature and thus, their ability to safeguard shade, call-out posts, and vague posts. While it is true that some users take advantage of their private accounts in a rude way, these do not represent the original intention of private accounts. …

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In Remembrance: 9/11

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The date that is more than just another space on the calendar. September 11th, 2001 is recognized on nearly every continent. On 9/11, every citizen of the United States is called to remember those who died in the deadly terror attacks on the World Trade Center. This year, incoming freshmen …

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