Spring break is a time during which college students flock to warmer climates in search of alcohol, partying and very much needed rest and relaxation. It’s a time to have fun and go crazy. “Crazy” is definitely the appropriate word to describe the events that occur every year around this time. Every year, spring break […]

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Nearly one year after Victoria’s Secret’s historical mistake of tweeting a spread of their models under the caption, “The Perfect ‘Body,’” people are still talking about it. But not in the way you might think. Since this mishap, there has been wave after wave of body positivity sweeping the country. It’s like an infectious disease […]

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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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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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Cemeteries are becoming more and more crowded by the day, and soon, there will be no room to house any more loved ones. We just don’t have the space. But people around the world have come up with a very clean, environmentally friendly way of burying loved ones. First is the Bios Urn, an invention […]

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If you’re like me and had no idea that this was even a thing: welcome. On Thursday, the South Korean Constitutional Court overturned the 62-year-old law that made adultery a crime, stating that it went against the country’s Constitution. The crime of adultery used to be punishable by up to two years in prison, but […]

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Federal officials say the number of sea lion pups being stranded on the West Coast is steadily increasing, to the point where they might not be able to keep up. The Marine Mammal Center, one of the largest non-profit rehabilitation facilities on the West Coast, doesn’t have enough room to fit all of the animals […]

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Scientists have been trying to find new potential energy sources since realizing the amount of oil is quickly depleting. Since the beginning of the scarcity of oil, corn has been used to make ethanol gasoline. Fracking and intense oil rigging in the ocean have supplied the world with its fill for now, but in a […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, 2015 is starting to shape into the year of positive body image. Rolling over from last year, songs like “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor and “Try” by Colbie Caillat are shaping the music industry and the world toward more self-loving messages. These influences have flowed into the magazine industry. After […]

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Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @akitchensink2me Ever wonder which of the friends in your group are toxic, both mentally and emotionally, for you? Well, look no further than the newest friend-ranking app, Pplkpr. Designed by Carnegie Mellon University artists-in-residence Lauren McCarthy and Kyle McDonald, Pplkpr is not only considered an app, but also an “art project.” […]

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