As I sit huddled at my desk with the heat on and a hot cup of coffee next to me, it seems hard to believe that baseball season begins on Sunday, but it’s true. The Boston Red Sox open their season in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon. After reaching the pinnacle of the baseball world in […]

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When I was 10 years old, I used to use the Internet to play on Club Penguin. A few years after I got out of that phase, I heard about how the chats between players were being regulated, as they did not want kids exposed to abusive or sexual language. In addition, they wanted to […]

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I love One Direction. You heard me, I LOVE One Direction. I’ve unabashedly loved One Direction for the past five years, from when they were awkward pubescent boys performing synchronized dance routines on the X-Factor stage, to their peak of attractiveness in 2013 (Check out the “Best Song Ever” music video — you’ll understand), to their […]

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The title may sound like a joke, but CNN reporters recently discovered that it is easier than ever to buy orphaned children in Nigerian displacement camps. These children are either sold into prostitution, physical labor or are used by the terrorist group Boko Haram as suicide bombers. CNN correspondent Nima Elbagir went undercover and secretly […]

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On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which states that businesses in Indiana may legally choose to provide service or not to individuals based on religious beliefs. Although Pence denies this, this bill is extremely problematic because it indirectly gives people the legal right to discriminate against the LGBT community. […]

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Literature and media allowed me to grow up in New York without ever actually being in New York. It started off with “Gossip Girl,” developed with Holden Caulfield and Nick Carraway and is still being shaped by Woody Allen. I catch myself conjuring up a concrete paradise that I travel through in an iconic yellow […]

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Let’s face it. We’ve all sorta-kinda hated someone or something at some point in our lives. Whether it be our high school frenemy or that one cousin we just can’t stand, I know there have been times when all I want to do is to show that one person just how much they bother me. […]

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Inspired to “lead by example,” U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on March 19 that would cut the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent over the next decade. This is the president’s most recent step in his climate-change agenda. Given the federal government’s already-low emission rates, this attests to the president’s […]

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“American Horror Story” is looking at some major cast shake-ups for its fifth season, titled “Hotel,” with a few new major stars. At PaleyFest on March 15, half-human, half-Greek god Matt Bomer announced he would be the male lead for the upcoming season. Bomer recently guest-starred on an episode in the fourth season, “Freak Show,” when […]

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The first ever selfie museum has opened in Manila, Philippines. At the Art In Island Museum, there are essentially no rules. The visitors are encouraged to touch, climb and interact with the artworks and installations. More importantly, they are encouraged to take selfies with all of the art on display. The museum features different “zones” […]

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