Spring break is not the only exciting thing in March. Every year, from the second week of March through the first week of April, millions of people enter into “madness” over the NCAA’s Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.  March Madness is a cultural event that far exceeds the boundaries of a normal sporting event. It causes adrenaline […]

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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin wanted to send a message “to the cosmos” and probably to NASA as well. On Monday, the 85-year-old posted a picture on Twitter standing in front of Stonehenge revealing his T-shirt, Clark Kent style, that reads, “Get your a** on Mars.” From an overly analytical perspective, the actual juxtaposition of an ancient […]

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The Bible dates back to about 1400 B.C., and its stories have not changed much since then. One of the stories tells the tale of Judas, one of Jesus’s 12 disciples. In short, Judas betrayed Jesus by kissing him in order to to identify him to soldiers, which led to Jesus’s arrest and crucifixion. Feeling […]

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By Sarah Burstein, Staff Writer @sarahh_burstein Unless you’ve been living under a rock or have been consciously avoiding the internet, television and radio news for the past week, you’re probably aware of a video titled, “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman,” uploaded by Hollaback, an organization dedicated to raising public awareness of […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 The ideals and values of traditional marriage are being destroyed and redefined all around America today. And honestly, it’s about time. On Thursday, Carina Kolodny of the Huffington Post published a piece speaking out against traditional marriages. In it, Kolodny expresses her support of creating more equality between men […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Earlier this month, CNN released its Top 10 Heroes of 2013 list, shedding light on average individuals attempting to make a difference. This year’s winners partake in a wide range of causes such as providing shelter for disabled veterans and helping inner-city children stay off the streets. Each hero […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino Last week’s American Airlines computer snafu , which caused the cancellation of over four hundred flights, served as a disturbing reminder of how reliant we have become on technology, and how easily it can fail us. Smart phones, tablets, laptops, etc. We now have countless ways to stay connected. […]

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