Millennials are the highest-educated group in history but also the most underpaid. With those kinds of numbers the idea of starting a company from the ground up is scary, especially for those who don’t have high startup capital. The idea of breaking out on your own seems impossible, but it’s not. Although most startups never […]

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I recently bought myself a plant from Market Basket. As I cradled my new polka dot/freckle face plant in the checkout line, I did not anticipate that $3 could bring me so much joy. I’ve watched with delight as my plant has slowly spread it’s pink-speckled leaves and flourished on my desk. However, happiness is […]

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Any Nobel Peace Prize winner is bound to elicit varied responses, including praise from those on the side of peace and rebukes from those on the side of conflicts and violence. However, the Nobel committee’s choice this year raised more questions than it did in the previous years. Among the record-breaking 376 individuals and organizations […]

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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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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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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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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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I am no stranger to religious conservatives. Many members of my family wholeheartedly choose to practice and develop spiritual identities according to different religious traditions, and I’m not simply equating this mindset with going to church every Sunday. Rather, they (similar to the majority of religious conservatives) choose to use the doctrines of the Bible […]

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By Clinton Nguyen, Multimedia Editor (@voxels) Hi. I’m late, and that’s okay because I only have 19 hours a day on average to function as a human being doing things other than reading on the ’net, and I apologize in advance if any of this is super old news to you. But QUIXFIX is still […]

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By Clinton Nguyen, Multimedia Editor (@voxels) I. Confronting my cyberbully, 13 years later TW: bullying, thoughts of suicide. Imagine, if you will, marking off your calendar days and seeing a reminder to throw yourself off a bridge. Every. Single. Day. Now imagine talking to the person who may have set those reminders for you, 13 […]

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