Justin Doering, a graduate from Boise State University, is validating the phrase “A picture’s worth a thousand words” with his new project, Fifty Sandwiches. The initiative, which Doering told The Atlantic was “partly inspired by Humans of New York,” is an attempt to both feed and encourage homeless people in America to share their stories. […]

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This past January, I made the decision to attend formal recruitment in hopes of joining a sorority. I didn’t know much about Greek life, other than the stereotypical representations in movies and TV shows (think “Legally Blonde” or “The House Bunny”). Despite my apprehension, I enthusiastically threw myself into the process with hopes of finding […]

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The Atlantic’s Kathy Gilsinan published what the magazine calls an “A&Q,” a spinoff of the traditional Q&A. Rather than directly answering the posed questions, Saturday’s A&Q explored the complications and convolutions of a given subject matter. Gilsinan’s A&Q focused on the complex topic of terrorism. Specifically, she wondered how the world should be responding to acts […]

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If you are at all familiar with the celebration of Easter, you probably have heard of some of the traditions associated with the holiday. Coloring eggs, preparing baskets and consuming your weight in chocolate and jellybeans are all part of the festivities. Oh, and attending church, of course. A beloved tradition in my family — […]

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The Instagram world welcomed a new user Saturday whose status could only be described as one of godlike proportion. Pope Francis, the current pope of the Roman Catholic Church, blessed the masses by creating an account on the popular social media site that, to date, features nine photos and two videos. Although @Franciscus has only […]

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Frequently, I find myself grappling with the concepts of sexuality and religion as well as how they are directly linked to one another within the contexts of tradition and conservatism. While the United States has made strides in equality for the LGBT community, an interesting paradox continues to rest in the realm of gay, bisexual and […]

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One of my favorite things to do on any given Saturday morning is to click through the Snapchat stories posted by friends. By doing so, I can instantaneously see the Friday night shenanigans of everyone from my best friend to that guy with whom I had math class in high school. However, my adoration for […]

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Growing up, I was scared of almost everything. Now, to be clear, my parents never condoned my neuroses. They tried time and time again to coax my twin sister and me into activities that would push us out of our comfort zones and into all the weird and wonderful things that life has to offer. […]

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If you watched the Republican debate Saturday, you bore witness to the travesty that unfolded while the candidates were being introduced. If you did not actually watch the debate, you have most likely viewed late night talk shows having a field day with the now infamous introductory clip. For those of you who have seen […]

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If you are an avid TV watcher, odds are you have seen the infamous Cingular wireless commercial featuring a mother and her daughter discussing her out of control cell phone bill. If you have not, here is the breakdown: “Bethy!” calls the mom. “WAU?” she replies. “Your cell phone bill is what’s up! All this […]

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