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  • Moving Forward

    In a shocking turnaround, Donald J. Trump won the presidential election. Many things have changed. Our foreign enemies and friends may flip and taxes for the rich will most certainly go down. But in a certain way, nothing has changed at all. The sun still rises from east to west and the birds sing in…

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  • A Life Without Social Media

    168 hours. That’s how long it would take to send a letter across the country by horse. That same message, however, now can be posted to a wall or uploaded in a tweet and shared with thousands of people in a few mere seconds. From Instagram to Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+—going all the way…

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  • Enough with the Sexism and Disrespect

    From the very beginning of his campaign, Donald Trump’s comments about women drew attention to the objectification and lack of respect women face daily. In recorded conversations, Donald Trump has bragged about sexually assaulting women, defending it as “locker room banter,” rated women’s attractiveness on a 1-10 scale, demeaned, insulted and belittled them, and this…

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  • Kicking up the Warrior Spirit

    Being a true Warrior takes a special kind of “school spirit.” It goes beyond the outrageous outfits, blue and gold glitter and class rivalries. In the end, it’s about passion, not fashion. With homecoming week kicking off today, it is easy to lose ourselves in small details and forget the other ways we can make…

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  • Death of American Culture

    Arriving in Spain this summer as part of a study abroad program, I knew that there would be differences between my familiar American society and the mysterious Spanish culture. Yet, I didn’t realize how flawed some aspects of American culture would seem in comparison to Spain. I’ll admit it was a little nerve wracking at…

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