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Fact over fiction

According to NASA, on Feb. 13, the combined Arctic and Antarctic sea ice numbers were at their lowest point since satellites began to continuously measure sea ice in 1979. Total polar sea ice covered 6.26 million square miles (16.21 million square kilometers), which is 790,000 square miles (2 million square …

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Lady Bird takes flight

Lady Bird, starring Saoirse Ronan, recently became the most well reviewed movie on the site Rotten Tomatoes The film received a 100% score,  which isn’t surprising. This is Greta Gerwig’s first solo directed film, at the impressive age of 34. This indie movie takes place in the early 2000s and …

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Blood, sweat, and tears at the AMAs

The 2017 American Music Awards on Nov. 19 sidelined the expected award show controversy by avoiding constant political innuendos for a night loaded to the brim with unique performances. The show-opening duet between Kelly Clarkson and Pink featured their own rendition of R.E.M.’s song “Everybody Hurts.” The calm melodies mixed …

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Opioid epidemic runs rampant

91 Americans die every day as a result of an opioid overdose. According to The New York Times, “Overdoses, fueled by opioids, are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old — killing roughly 64,000 people last year, more than guns or car accidents, and doing so …

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Romanticism of Introverts

We’ve all seen those posts where people declare their love for staying inside and not hanging out at parties. I’m not like other people, they repeat, like a broken record. Although this practice in-and-of itself is not harmful, it is the tone in which it is said that makes it …

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A local’s guide to faking fall

The start of a new school year ushers in every wannabe east coast city-dweller’s favorite season. Fall is in the air, and that means PSLs (Pumpkin Spice Lattes), heavy jackets in crimson and hunter green, and cozy hay rides. But don’t let the sudden flood of pumpkins balanced on beanie-bound …

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Wonderspaces: A museum for all

During the summer, social media websites have been full of videos of teenagers frolicking with air dancers and pictures with people peering into mirrored light images, after looking into this Instagram phenomenon more, I found Wonderspaces, a pop up modern art gallery full of interactive activities  at the corner of Russel Parkway …

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Crying: Weakness or necessity?

I see nothing but blurriness. The only thing I am able to feel is my fingernails digging into the ground below me. I hear the muffled noise of my “rainy days” playlist changing the song. I am breaking. In another place, in the same moment, a different girl is laughing …

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MC rallies behind Isaac Coulapides

On Friday night, Oct. 6, junior Isaac Coulapides was severely injured after his car lost control and hit a divider on Sabre Springs Parkway. Coulapides is part of the MC varsity cheer team, and was on his way home from a  football game. After being rushed to the hospital, doctors …

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