Studying abroad in London has made it impossible to go a day without either talking about or hearing someone else talk about Brexit and its impending doom. Given that I’m on the Economics and Finance track, there is no escape from discussing Brexit and its impact not only on Britain but also on the rest […]

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Having spent 10 years completing my primary and secondary education in the same school in Singapore, ever since high school, I was certain that I wanted to study abroad. Now, given that I am pursuing my undergraduate studies in a city almost 10,000 miles away from home, my wish has come true. However, in my […]

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Amid all the post-election drama, #Calexit is a movement gaining steady recognition. The name comes from Brexit, which is United Kingdom’s secession from the European Union. Put simply, a lot of anti-Donald Trump supporters in California are proposing the formation of a republic that is completely separate from the United States. This idea is not […]

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It is a scary time to be a Muslim, and it’s an even scarier time to be a Muslim woman of color. This election season, harmful rhetorics about these aspects of my identity are spewed around mindlessly by politicians. The most disappointing part about this is the support they garner and the racist voices that […]

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1. Stash backpack This compact backpack folds and zips to the size of a thin, paperback book. Incredibly lightweight, it can hold 30 pounds. You’ll want this for collecting souvenirs you didn’t think you had the budget for. Okay, maybe you still don’t have the budget for it, but when’s the next time you’ll be […]

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What is that in the sky? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s just a drone nearing awfully close to a plane. I may have jokingly recreated a Superman quote, but the concept is unfortunately all too prevalent. Recently, there have been far too many cases in which drones have almost caused […]

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Wales reformed its law on organ donation policy on Dec. 1. Now, every person over the age of 18 who has lived in Wales for over a year will be eligible to be an organ donor unless they explicitly opt out. The organs will be used to save lives all over the United Kingdom and […]

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If you’re tired of the same old trail mix and chips, Whole Foods has you covered. On top of its already varied and original stock of organic snacks, the supermarket has just announced its new partnership with Grub — an edible insect company. Starting in late December, Whole Foods will be selling Grub’s seasoned roasted […]

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You know how NASA, other various space programs and a few astronomy folk have been trying to tackle the Mars frontier for decades? Honestly, they don’t need to go too far. Birdsville, Australia, is surrounded by hundreds of sand dunes, dry landscapes and unbelievably desolate expanses. It’s basically another planet. Birdsville is bumpin’ with a […]

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Earlier this year, the United Kingdom held its first ever Miss Transgender Beauty Pageant. Within the specifications of the pageant, each contestant must be a transgender women living full time. Now, my knowledge of beauty pageants may only go as far as occasionally watching the TLC classic “Toddlers and Tiaras”, or knowing that the 2012 […]

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