There are few more American traditions than watching football on Thanksgiving. It’s something out of a 1920’s cartoon — the women happily mosey about the kitchen, making turkey and stuffing, while the men sit around and watch 22 massive beings slam their heads against each other. But the United States is finally beginning to […]

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“Will I have any regrets in life?” “What could I have done differently?” “How should I live my life?” It is questions like these that fill, and often plague, the minds of many. Questions like these also have the power to inspire, as proven by hyperrealist Claudia Bicen in her portrait series, “Thoughts in Passing.” […]

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Spring break has concluded. While I was a little jealous of all of my friends who got to spend their break in exotic and tropical locations, I did get to take a road trip along the East Coast. It was during this tedious road trip that I realized that driverless cars could be considered an […]

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Apparently, George Orwell foretold the future when he wrote “1984.” This time, however, the role of Big Brother is not played by one powerful person, but by the entire New York Police Department. A recent inquiry under the state’s Freedom of Information Law showed that the NYPD has been compulsively tracking cellphones between 2008 and […]

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My dad was in the Paris airport about three hours before the attack. From there he left for China, eerily on time. When I finally processed and acknowledged the horror in France, however, I shivered. I was afraid of my own continent, of my own Europe, of the place I call home. For the first […]

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Lucas Williams, Staff Writer @lucaswhatevs The rap gods have answered my prayers: 2 Chainz is running for political office. You’re welcome, America. After debating with HLN personality Nancy Grace on Jan. 13 about the legalization of marijuana (guess which side he was on), 2 Chainz has expressed interest in running for mayor of his hometown of […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 The ideals and values of traditional marriage are being destroyed and redefined all around America today. And honestly, it’s about time. On Thursday, Carina Kolodny of the Huffington Post published a piece speaking out against traditional marriages. In it, Kolodny expresses her support of creating more equality between men […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Kids will be kids, and cats will be cats. Let’s face it – no matter how patient you are, sometimes young children annoy the best of us, especially when they hit their “terrible twos.” Now let’s talk about cats. Anyone who has spent even a few hours alone with […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino In a move reminiscent to the famous pact of “American Pie,” a London teen plans to lose his virginity next year, according to the UK edition of the Huffington Post. Here’s where it gets interesting: He plans to lose it in front of an audience of 50 to 100 […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux While hailing from the town that inspired West Egg in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby certainly adds to my excitement for Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation out next week. A long list of other factors account for my increasing enthusiasm— the soundtrack and Leonardo DiCaprio, just to name a […]

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