Monday night was the first presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump — I had many thoughts. I diligently ate my Veggie Straws and watched as the Donald farted around the podium while Secretary Clinton looked on like an all-knowing goddess, wondering how Trump skipped three grades of elementary school […]

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While meeting with youth British leaders Saturday in London, President Barack Obama provided unexpected commentary on the Black Lives Matter movement. “Black Lives Matter … has been really effective in bringing attention to problems,” Obama said. That effectiveness, however, stops there. The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter took social media sites by storm, dominating newsfeeds and spreading the […]

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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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The Rolling Stones debuted a free concert Friday in Cuba, according to the BBC. Thousands showed up, finally able to openly admit their love for this band and others. Barack Obama visited Cuba last week as well, but the timing of both made me wonder which one has had more of an impact on the […]

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President Barack Obama made an historic visit to Cuba on Sunday. This visit is very prominent, as he is the first U.S. president to step foot on the island since 1959, the BBC reported. This is a representation of a new era of Cuban-American relations. This visit also signified a major change in U.S. foreign […]

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Over the last couple months, a group of CNN reporters took it upon themselves to find an answer to the question we have all been asking: why in the world are people still supporting Donald Trump? From Iowa to South Carolina, these reporters interviewed more than 150 people in 30 different cities, and the results are […]

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Things between U.S. President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress have been rough as of late, particularly when the word “Iran” is mentioned. The notorious letter to Iran drafted by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton with the support of 46 Republican Senators — allegedly intending to educate Iranian officials about the American system but more-so revealing […]

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Sunday was an overall great day. Not only did I feel the sun on my face for the first time in months and was able to walk outside without an insulated coat, more importantly, Hillary Clinton, my queen, formally announced what we have all been waiting for. She’s running for president. She joins, among others, […]

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Women exist. They existed in the past, and they still exist today. Women exist here in the United States. Incredible, right? Women have existed in the United States since its very advent and have been an integral part of shaping what this nation is and stands for today. History books and national historic sites across […]

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Since January, the Billboard Hot 100 chart has been ruled by one song: “Uptown Funk.” That’s right, the Mark Ronson song featuring the vocals of Bruno Mars has ruled the pop charts for a blistering 13 weeks. Its 13th week on top, announced April 1, made it the longest-running number one hit of the entire […]

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