Over the past couple of years, living in hotels, resorts or bed and breakfasts while on vacation have become increasingly unpopular. Instead, people are preferring to rent rooms through Airbnb to meet their short-term lodging needs. All my friends who have studied abroad in the past have found that Airbnb offers beautiful houses in great […]

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We’ve fulfilled what seemed like an easy logical proposition: if Donald Trump becomes president, then we will protest. But that sentence is an end in itself, as it doesn’t say what we should do after that protest. The Women’s Marches across the country were heartening, but without sustained action building off of them, they will […]

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The Obamas vs. The Trumps When Barack Obama left and Donald Trump took office, we were left sad, thinking of all the cute couple moments that the Obamas shared during their time at the White House. Let’s see how Trump and his wife compare with the Obamas. Pride in being seen with their wives The […]

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Now that Donald Trump is officially the 45th president of the United States, more media attention is being placed on his cabinet picks. As I search through the list and watch the hearings, I find myself more and more shocked with each nomination. I keep thinking to myself, “Wouldn’t it be nice if we could […]

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1. Become the first person to ever live on an Amtrak train. I mean, hey, he is Amtrak Joe, right? It only seems appropriate that he should be the person to reside on an Amtrak. Think of the possibilities. Biden, riding the rails, cutting a path across the American Heartland, possibly coining the phrase “housetrain.” […]

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Ah, Inauguration Day. It is the political version of spring cleaning for some, and the beginning of the apocalypse for others. At noon on Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be sworn into the most powerful office in the nation. While most of us will be in class during the day, at night we all will […]

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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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Ever since I started watching “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” I have been amazed by Oliver’s ability to speak about touchy subjects in such an effortless and effective way. After the 2016 presidential election, many of his episodes focused on bringing light to the otherwise serious and scary situation for millions of Americans. Oliver […]

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If 2016 was a disappointing year for you, you’re not alone. The election has brought a lot of people down and no one really knows where American politics are heading. If there’s one thing that can make you feel better about 2016, it’s “Saturday Night Live.” The late-night show has systematically been able to poke […]

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Comedian extraordinaire Kathy Griffin has made a career out of mocking the ridiculousness of celebrities. Her stand-up shows are often just streams of consciousness about her observations of and interactions with various celebrities. She’s never been one to shy away from controversy. In her new book “Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index,” Griffins reveals […]

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