By Claudia Pascual As a Hillary Clinton supporter, I ask myself not what she can do for this country, but who will join her to govern the country. Hillary alone cannot change America: it takes a team to decide and shape its norms and future values. I hope she chooses a team of powerful women […]

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In his now-infamous aside, professional tantrum-thrower Donald Trump decided it would be appropriate to call his opponent Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” in the same debate that he declared, “Nobody has more respect for women than I do.” “Nasty women are tough, nasty women are smart and nasty women vote!” Senator Elizabeth Warren said at […]

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Ah, yes, it’s that time of year again: Halloween. The air is crisper, the sun is setting earlier and a clown is snooping around every corner. I don’t know about you, but I find myself to be absolutely obsessed with reading true crime stories; they simultaneously fascinate and terrify me. Therefore, here are some true […]

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By Claudia Pascual On Thursday, Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in literature. For those who don’t know, Bob Dylan is one of the most influential musicians and songwriters in American folk music. His unexpected win perplexed and enraged critics. They didn’t understand why a musician (not a professional writer) won the prize for literature. […]

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A series of attacks in Paris killed more than 100 civilians last November. Less than a month later, 14 people were killed in San Bernardino, California. On March 22, two more attacks killed dozens at a Brussels airport and subway station. The overwhelming amount of time spent by news organizations covering these terrorist attacks makes it […]

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Vegan News recognized America’s first school to go completely vegan on Wednesday. The MUSE School is a private school in California (shocker). Spanning from preschool to 12th grade, the MUSE School has long been dedicated to environmental sustainability. Their students learn the detailed technology behind solar-powered energy, and now, with the transition to a plant-based […]

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The Plastic Soup Foundation, an organization working to better the quality of ocean water by eliminating plastic waste, has recently encountered a major setback: microbeads. Yes, the small, almost invisible beads in personal care products such as toothpaste, face wash and shaving cream are in fact made of plastic. After they have washed your face […]

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In 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a specific patent on gene testing for an isolated strand of DNA, which is thought to be linked to hereditary breast cancer. The invalidation of the patent, held by Myriad Genetics, meant that the company no longer had a monopoly on this method of cancer detection, and the […]

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As college students, any prospect of earning money is enticing for us, regardless of the amount. Well, hold your breath because Snapchat is offering undergraduates from Stanford University who are fresh out of school a sizable sum of $500,000 to work for them. Yes, you read that right. It’s hard to believe an application that […]

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While Valentine’s Day might have come and gone in a jiffy for most of us, it remains a memorable celebration for 10 same-sex couples based in China. A contest titled “We Do” arranged by Taobao (a subsidiary of Alibaba) – China’s largest online shopping platform – involved more than 400 participants and promised the winners […]

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