Like most people, I am quick to obsess over unbelievably attractive, famous actors. But I would not call my infatuation with Mexican actor Gael García Bernal an “obsession.” It’s more of a weird combination between wanting to be him and wanting to be with him. I do believe this perfect man deserves a whole post […]

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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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The 1950s is usually remembered for its strict societal mores: the white picket fence, dad working and mom makes supper. But in Manhattan, especially in the area surrounding Columbia University, the beginnings of a new, defiant generation were emerging. The Beat Generation was made up of free-wheeling intellectuals that would gather at dimly lit bars, […]

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Monday night was the first presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump — I had many thoughts. I diligently ate my Veggie Straws and watched as the Donald farted around the podium while Secretary Clinton looked on like an all-knowing goddess, wondering how Trump skipped three grades of elementary school […]

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It is that time of the year when vibrant bikinis appear in wardrobes of dark clothing and shorts are dug out from beneath the heaps of sweaters and mufflers. It is the time when hitting the gym seems more important than spending hours at the library, and smoothies start replacing the usual go-to order at […]

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