1. You own a shirt that says, “SED ROX” It was given to you at orientation and you’ve maybe worn it three times max. You also probably didn’t wear it during matriculation, even though you were told to.   2. Everyone in your classes knows each other, except for those two random people who […]

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1. It’s a give and take. Your closet just multiplied, you get to snuggle in each other’s beds all night and you get to eat each other’s snacks. All these things are great, but you have to give as much as you receive. It is unrealistic to expect your roommates to share just because you’re […]

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Time magazine released its yearly “100 Most Influential People” list Thursday. These annual lists always felt pretty “Mean Girls”-esque to me, but I read the list this year with a new perspective. I thought about what an honor it would be to be labeled influential by a publication as prestigious as Time. Then, I took […]

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Kids impress me every day. You never know how they are going to surprise you, either by the words that come out of their mouths or the robots they build out of a box. Either way, it is extremely heartwarming to watch a child impress you beyond anything you initially thought they could do. In […]

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As a kid born in 1996, I grew up holding hands with technology. It was everywhere I turned — games at the dentist office, portable TVs in my family’s car, a thermometer that beeped when I had a fever. I am now 19 years old and can adamantly declare that I have fallen into the […]

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The media is not the first place one should look if they are searching for an accurate portrayal of society. This has been a hot topic for as long as I can remember. Even more so, the media has never done a good job at accurately representing women and girls. This gives us consumers of […]

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I got my first email address in 2005, when I was in third grade. In 2005, email was still new, and the only messages my inbox ever saw were chain mail from my sister and coupons from car dealerships. I wrote letters to all my friends while we were at overnight camp, and our head […]

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Members of Generation Y, or individuals born between the early 1980s and the early 1990s, were pretty much born with a smartphone in their hands and the blueish glow of a screen on their faces. We have adapted society to become more technologically savvy in more ways than one, and we have changed how we […]

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Mattel and Barbie recently launched a groundbreaking campaign announcing that Barbie, infamous for being perfect, will now be sold in a range of body shapes, heights, and skin colors. However, for eight-year-old Jordyn Miller, this was not enough. Miller was diagnosed with cancer in 2012 and began to receive treatment for a malignant tumor. At […]

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