Tensions are mounting and you sense them everywhere you go these days — from the bulging backpacks that your peers have been carrying around to the crowded libraries during ungodly hours. As you race against time to polish those research papers, why don’t you take a little break and enjoy what the treasure trove of […]

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The exact age demarcation for the millennial generation is somewhat ambiguous. Some demographers consider millennials as those who were born between early ’80s and late ‘90s, and others extend or shorten the year range. There are, however, less disputable ways in defining this generation. If you have been told that you are entitled, coddled or […]

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My generation has become all too impervious to snide comments about how we’re too young to be cynical. But Mr. Trump, tell me how we’re not supposed to be cynical when the candidate who did not even secure the popular vote could win the election? Even more incredulous, just when we thought we could move […]

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It is a scary time to be a Muslim, and it’s an even scarier time to be a Muslim woman of color. This election season, harmful rhetorics about these aspects of my identity are spewed around mindlessly by politicians. The most disappointing part about this is the support they garner and the racist voices that […]

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1. Twitter issues layoffs, shuts down Vine. This inventor of the 140-character post has been struggling to compete with other social media behemoths such as Facebook and Instagram. In its latest move to curb further losses, Twitter announced a 9 percent cut to its global workforce. Twitter pulled a similar move last year when 336 […]

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Donald Trump made yet another controversial remark during the last presidential debate by saying that he might not accept the election result if he loses. His claim that the election is rigged is not a new tactical tool in his campaign, as past record shows that this rather pitiful move has been used before to […]

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Last week, John Stumpf, the CEO of Wells Fargo, stepped down following the discovery that he created 2 million fake accounts under existing customers without their consent. About 5,300 workers were laid off and these employees blamed this scandal on their ridiculously stringent sales target. Disappointingly, this kind of practice is not foreign in the banking world. […]

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Any Nobel Peace Prize winner is bound to elicit varied responses, including praise from those on the side of peace and rebukes from those on the side of conflicts and violence. However, the Nobel committee’s choice this year raised more questions than it did in the previous years. Among the record-breaking 376 individuals and organizations […]

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