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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Amidst all the depressing news we see on Twitter every day, it can be hard to see the bright side of things. Here are five tweets from politicians that might actually make you giggle instead of making you want to curl up into a ball and cry.   Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years […]

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Live from New York, it’s the most impactful, satirical examination of our nation’s problems!   “Saturday Night Live” has been a staple of American television since its debut in 1975. Beloved performers such as Chevy Chase, Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon became the legends they are today by inching their way into the spotlight of […]

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Since the rise of Facebook, social media has played a critical role in not only the daily lives of millennials, but it has also played a critical role in politics. Mark Zuckerberg posted in June that Facebook now has 2 billion members. That amounts to about 27 percent of the world’s population. With those kinds […]

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While most U.S. presidents in the past have kept diaries during their presidency, number 45 has decided to take a more modern approach towards documenting his years in the White House. President Donald Trump has turned to Twitter to comment on events concerning the United States and its affairs. Via Twitter, Trump has delivered PSAs […]

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On Sept. 20, the Category 5 Hurricane Maria touched down in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, leaving the entire U.S. territory without power. Government officials, celebrities and organizations are extending a hand to those affected by the devastation of the hurricane. Sometimes, as citizens, we can feel helpless when things like this happen, but here’s what others […]

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Columbus Day is approaching, and it has me asking, “Why are we still celebrating this?” Every second Monday of October, the United States has a federal holiday that only an assortment of schools and businesses actually observe. But let’s be real, why do we still celebrate this holiday? Its named after a man whose greatest […]

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Disclaimer: This blog post is satire. All sources and quotes are fabricated, meant to serve a fictional and satirical purpose. Any resemblance to actual events is coincidental. Absolutely convinced that North Korean officials are lying about their resources and weaponry capabilities, U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday to threaten North Korea with weaponized […]

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Last weekend I went to the movies to see “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.” But when I left the theater, the banter between Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds wasn’t what was on my mind. I was more interested in the trailer I’d seen before the movie had started. The trailer was for a movie called “Marshall.” […]

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Studying abroad in London has made it impossible to go a day without either talking about or hearing someone else talk about Brexit and its impending doom. Given that I’m on the Economics and Finance track, there is no escape from discussing Brexit and its impact not only on Britain but also on the rest […]

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