The 2014–15 school year is shaping up to be one with the massive outbreak of stories about race. From night shootings to month-long protests and riots, things don’t seem to be looking up. On March 19, Austin, Texas Mayor Steve Adler told CNN he was outraged when police reported seeing stickers that state, “exclusively for […]

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Earlier in 2015, news broke that Greece could potentially be leaving the European Union, colloquially called the “Grexit,” or the Greek exit from the Eurozone. This was astonishing for many reasons: it would be the first country to leave the EU since its founding in 1993, and the announcement came soon after Greece’s economic and […]

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Off-season is an important time for both the NFL teams and the league itself to make adjustments and preparations for the upcoming season. Every year, the NFL Competition Committee gets together to discuss how to improve the league and the game itself. The committee and the teams then announce proposals for rule changes, which will […]

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It’s time to talk about the p-word: porn. And according to a professor at Aalborg University, in Aalborg, Denmark, it should be done in the classroom. Christian Graugaard of Aalborg University went on Danish public television to say that he believes porn should be incorporated into Denmark’s sex education programs as early as eighth grade. […]

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“I’ll see you again in 25 years,” Laura Palmer presciently said in the series finale of the ‘90s cult classic television series, “Twin Peaks.” During the first few months of 2015, it seemed like audiences finally would. When the series was canceled after only two seasons back in 1991, many devoted fans were frustrated at […]

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They tried to make me go to rehab. If you were to say those words to people, most would probably catch the reference. Chances are, they would even respond with a “No, no, no.” That is the legacy with which the late Amy Winehouse has left this generation. In 2003, Amy Winehouse debuted her hit […]

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If you told me in back in November or December of 2014 that the Boston Celtics had a shot at making the playoffs this year, I would have laughed at you. In November and December, the Celtics played 28 games, and they won 10 of them. They were dumping their star players and picking up […]

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Growing up can sometimes be, as Peter Pan best put it, “awfuller than all the awful things that ever were.” It means letting go of innocence, spoon-feeding (literally and figuratively) and regular playtime. It means taking on responsibility, managing a salary and experiencing the anxieties of adult life. But why should aging result in a […]

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Just what Kanye West needs — something else to feed his ever-growing ego. Surprisingly, West’s fashion week collection ranked as the most viewed collection on Style.com. This is the first time that a collection has out-ranked Chanel by over one million views. West’s line garnered a total of over four million views, while Chanel grossed […]

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About 600 students in eastern India were expelled for widespread cheating in ongoing 10th grade examinations. Upon reading about the incident, I was appalled and instantly thought of the whole episode as wrong and immoral. It put my country under a degenerate light. It made me want to try to understand the reason behind the extensive […]

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