I have always loved the mysteries of space and beyond and often found myself trying to grasp how the universe came to be. One of the reasons I took astrophysics in high school was to gain a better understanding of the space around us. However, to be completely honest, learning about the physical and chemical […]

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Spring semester has begun and students are ready for a new start. However, we all know that one month later, with midterms and club commitments, stress levels will once again be at an all-time high. Even though I’m studying abroad in London, I’m still faced with tension arising from doing academic internships, obtaining a visa […]

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If 2016 was a disappointing year for you, you’re not alone. The election has brought a lot of people down and no one really knows where American politics are heading. If there’s one thing that can make you feel better about 2016, it’s “Saturday Night Live.” The late-night show has systematically been able to poke […]

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As Christmas looms near, the pressure of giving that perfect gift grows higher by the day. You begin to contemplate how appropriate each present will seem based on your relationships to the people receiving them. If I get her a Red Lobster gift card will that make it seem like I am calling her a […]

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We’ve all been there: that moment when all of your responsibilities, lack of sleep, guilt and obligations add up and make you want to ignore everything and just lay in bed. Rather than checking the same old Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed, why not expand your horizons a little? Behold: the 10 most entertaining, pointless […]

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Last week, I stopped using Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat, but here’s the catch: I didn’t do it on purpose. My college schedule just became so action-packed that I honestly forgot to check any of my apps, and by the time I did remember, I didn’t feel like checking anymore. I spent the week focusing […]

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Nov. 8 will go down as one of the most intense election days in our nation’s history. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and all of their antics have led to this very moment. All of us have been waiting (or begging) for this ridiculous, slightly embarrassing and ugly election to […]

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1. Myspace This social network definitely hasn’t been popular for the past decade, but back in its heyday, everyone posted on this site. It had music, profiles, blogs, photos and videos. The glory days of posting an embarrassing bio in your profile with your favorite song playing may be long gone, but if you feel […]

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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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On Thursday, Twitter announced that it would be cutting 9 percent of its workforce and also shutting down Vine. The internet community did not take the news well. When I heard Vine was being shutdown :/ #RIPVine https://t.co/Jjvvk6Az2z — Dare TCousteau ☻ (@TCousteau) October 27, 2016 In its four years, Vine took minimalism to an […]

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