Adam Grant is no amateur writer. His first book, “Give and Take,” was considered one of the best books of 2013 by The Financial Times. It made the Wharton School professor stand out as someone who is highly insightful and approachable for people who are looking to better their personal and professional lives. It’s no […]

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The fashion industry is characterized by cycling seasons that consist of either Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter, which leaves models running from casting to casting. The most unique trait of the fashion industry is that things are constantly changing. The only constant is that it’s not constant. It sounds paradoxical (and it probably is) but the one […]

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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced a proposal Wednesday to dramatically change U.S. currency by replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill and adding women’s rights and civil rights leaders to the $5 and $10 bills, The New York Times reported. Specifically, the portrait of Jackson will be moved to the back of […]

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Why are Barbies, baby dolls, kitchen play sets, dollhouses, princesses and the color pink generally associated with the female gender, whereas boys are given toy cars, action figures and are typically associated with the color blue? Fireman, garbage man, policeman. Do you notice a trend in these words? Unfortunately, these titles already start to give […]

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Two years ago, I was seeing a guy whom I would consider a small talk connoisseur. Topics ranging from the weather to summer employment were all conversation starters he drew from each time we saw one another. I often found myself holding back a yawn as he stretched the conversation revolving around the statistics of his […]

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Things between U.S. President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress have been rough as of late, particularly when the word “Iran” is mentioned. The notorious letter to Iran drafted by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton with the support of 46 Republican Senators — allegedly intending to educate Iranian officials about the American system but more-so revealing […]

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Hottest import of 2015? The hashtag. Back in 2013, the French Ministry of Culture banned the use of the English word “hashtag” in French media and culture. The Académie Française, the French government’s institution charged with preserving the French language and classic culture, instead commissioned the word “mot-dièse” to represent the # symbol. Words like […]

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Earlier in 2015, news broke that Greece could potentially be leaving the European Union, colloquially called the “Grexit,” or the Greek exit from the Eurozone. This was astonishing for many reasons: it would be the first country to leave the EU since its founding in 1993, and the announcement came soon after Greece’s economic and […]

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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin wanted to send a message “to the cosmos” and probably to NASA as well. On Monday, the 85-year-old posted a picture on Twitter standing in front of Stonehenge revealing his T-shirt, Clark Kent style, that reads, “Get your a** on Mars.” From an overly analytical perspective, the actual juxtaposition of an ancient […]

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Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton Political parties play a huge role in the American voting tradition. Even though, according to a Jan. 12 Gallup poll, Americans have become disenchanted with the two main political parties, the ideologies that shape the parties and those opposing them remain the driving forces of American individual politics. A common […]

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