I grew up on the other side of the world, in Asia. While I was exposed to a lot of American culture at my international school, there are aspects I did not grasp until I actually moved here. Here are five things I found impossible to understand when I first moved to the […]

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With the recent news of Prince Harry’s engagement to American actress Meghan Markle, the royal family is dominating the news yet again. But the recent attention on the British royal family brings up the topic of monarchies in general. It is interesting to think about how long they’ve lasted and how their roles have differed, […]

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There are many people, myself included, who are a little upset about Prince Harry’s recent engagement to Meghan Markle. Our chance at being British royalty has sadly disappeared, but there are still so many single, beautiful British men on the market. Although they may not be princes, and marrying them won’t make you a princess, […]

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Since Paris is one of the fashion hubs of the world, Parisians really know their stuff. French models are constantly being featured in fashion magazines like Vogue for their classic yet unique fashion sense. Here are some of the French trends the fashion world has been loving this season that everybody can take some inspiration […]

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While Americans struggle to cope with sexual assault claims on renowned politicians such as U.S. Sen. Al Franken, a major shake-up has occurred in Southern African politics.  Zimbabwe is a quasi-democratic country – despite the systems supposedly in place, the current prime minister has been in charge without interruption since 1980. Ninety-three-year-old Robert Mugabe’s reign […]

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Being a international student in the United States is an interesting experience. You get to live in a totally different culture from yours and enjoy some of the best education around while at it. While there are many ups to it, studying abroad can become very difficult when Thanksgiving comes around. As an international student […]

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Patty Jenkins made history this summer when she became the first woman to direct a superhero movie. But women have been making a splash in the independent film world for quite some time. Here are six films directed by women that are perfect to watch on a chilly fall day — all you need is […]

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With all the controversy surrounding the 2016 presidential election in the United States, many of us assume that our elections were a singularity. However, in looking at the many other elections going on around the world, we can see a trend of corruption. Though Robert Mueller’s special investigation may seem like a big deal to […]

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Nowadays, it feels like every time we log on to Twitter there’s a new terrible event in the news. Here are five weird and funny things that have happened in the last few years to take your mind off the sadness of the real world for a little bit.   140 people in Malawi were […]

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There are a few reasons why I started to read “I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban”: Malala Yousafzai is 20 years old now, and it’s pretty cool that I’m reading about the story and accomplishments of someone who’s the same age as me. She was […]

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