By Tanushka Bhatnagar “The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” —Albert Einstein What came first? The chicken or the egg? In astrophysics, the same question is modified into, what came first? Galaxies or black holes?  Just like how our Milky Way has Sagittarius A* (a 4 million solar […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Fashion is a form of identity, culture and art. Fashion has transformed the lives of many, opened our minds, changed our perspective on beauty standards and gives us a reason to be bold. That’s only a fragment of why fashion is so important in our world.  It’s no wonder that when […]

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By Dylan Hubert It was silent in the room, until I heard my phone vibrate. It was a text from my friend, Jackson. The text message simply read “T-Pain is just super chill.” Sure, this text caught me off-guard, but alas, Jackson was right. T-Pain is one of the most chill people that I can […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis The period of time between sixth and ninth grade was arguably the last time I felt something. And that’s because of One Direction.  The boy band, that is. I was a full blown “directioner.” I had the posters. I had the T-shirts. I read, and wrote, Wattpad fanfiction. If I looked you […]

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By Autumn Moon As women, we have the right to exist and enjoy life without any particular purpose. But Jia Tolentino, a writer for The New Yorker, has argued the rise of technology and social media has completely stripped us of this ability.  To the titans of today’s most remunerative industries, mainly white men, women […]

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By Katherine Wright In seventh grade, my science teacher showed us a documentary that convinced me that dragons were real.  In the documentary, there were interviews with scientists, historians and paleontologists who showed fossilized remnants of wings and proof of a body part that may have had the ability to generate fire. They compared dragons […]

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By Steff Staples It’s the most beertiful time of the year. Ah, the smell of beer and sausage are in the air — it’s Oktoberfest! The time of year everyone who’s studied abroad in Germany posts throwback pictures on Instagram of the good ole’ days, celebrating in Munich. We get it, Becky, you went to […]

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By Olivia Ritter Yes, it was made to be a dumb movie. No, I don’t care. Every movie deserves to be reviewed. Why else would you make a movie? I loved it. Basically, Zach Galifianakis, notorious, slightly overweight, funny guy from such hit films like “The Hangover,” “The Hangover 2” and “The Hangover 3,” takes […]

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By Katrina Liu Self confidence is something that many of us aren’t born with. For some bizarre reason, society often makes us feel like we’re not good enough by some unspoken standard. The journey to loving yourself is a slow and arduous one and it is different for everybody. Here are the things I try […]

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