Between politics, tragedy and the overall current climate of recent news, it can be easy to forget some of the happy things that happen every day. After scouting the news, here are the top five mood-brightening headlines from this month so far: 1. Stephen Curry, basketball superstar, and James Corden sing and play games on “The Late […]

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Kesha has been in the news recently, and not for her music. She has been openly fighting to get out of her contract with her producer, Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald, otherwise known as Dr. Luke. Kesha claims that Gottwald had been sexually, physically, mentally and emotionally abusing her for the past several years, according to a February […]

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Growing up, I was scared of almost everything. Now, to be clear, my parents never condoned my neuroses. They tried time and time again to coax my twin sister and me into activities that would push us out of our comfort zones and into all the weird and wonderful things that life has to offer. […]

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Any Cup Noodles-loving college student will tell you that nobody is better at being shifty with money than a university. This idea is only reinforced by a recent article from The New York Times. Some universities are using money from students’ meal plans for things other than food, The New York Times reported. Some of […]

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Mariah Carey was added to the long list of artists allegedly caught lip-syncing at the 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday. With an immense list of shameful Thanksgiving parade lip-syncers, involving The Beach Boys, Kiss, Kristin Chenoweth, Lifehouse, Scotty McCreery and more, artists get called out every year for faking their performances. Former American […]

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Monica Morin was a normal high school student. After her family relocated from suburban New Hampshire to a very small, rural town in southeastern Wyoming, Monica’s mood drastically changed. No longer was she the happy-go-lucky teen her mother described her as in New Hampshire. She had lost her passion for life, turning to alcohol and […]

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When I was in sixth grade I was a part of an all-girl clique dubbed the “Fab Four.” While, in retrospect the name as well as the overall concept is completely cringe-worthy, at the time I felt as though my membership in the group was the ultimate gateway to adolescent bliss. Together my “fab” friends […]

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This past election day, Houston voters rejected the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance by a vote of 61 percent to 39 percent, according to The New York Times. You’d think people would vote in favor of something with “equal rights” in its name, especially since its acronym is HERO, but not Houstonians. HERO bans discrimination in […]

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Until news broke earlier this year that a deal was in the works between Iran and other members of the United Nations Security Council, it seemed that the nuclear question had been a strictly binary argument as of late. The compromise requires that either nuclear limitations are lightened and sanctions against Iran are lifted, or […]

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Derek Jeter, arguably one of the greatest baseball players ever (even though it seriously pains me to say that as a Boston Red Sox fan, as Jeter was a New York Yankee), retired from baseball in 2014. As fans may have been disappointed not to see Jeter on the field for the first time in […]

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