By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 “Harry Potter” may be the best series of books to ever exist, at least according to Facebook users. For the past year, people have been listing the top 10 books that have affected their lives as part of a circulating Facebook challenge. These books don’t have to be well-known or […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 When it comes to video games, my knowledge derives mostly from social media and friends who are avid gamers. My skills lie in button mashing and hoping that some sort of glitch in the game that will help me win. Despite my poor playing skills, I’ve grown up surrounded by a […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 Napping is now an acceptable activity in libraries – at least, for students attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The university launched a pilot program for napping stations to be installed into their libraries for the fall 2014 semester. According to Time, the rooms will be “first-come, first-serve […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff [email protected] Once again it’s the time of year where seniors (and sometimes juniors) graduate and begin living in the “real world” — a world where you enter true adulthood and (hopefully) land a job that both pays the bills and makes you happy. As a rising junior, quite frankly this whole […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff [email protected] As a California native, I’ve had my fair share of good and bad burritos. However, when I’m away from home, I’m a pretty big fan of Chipotle. It’s a five minute walk from my dorm room and to have a full delicious meal for under ten bucks is a pretty […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff [email protected] If you were a true 90s child, then “Boy Meets World” was something that you watched every day when you came home from school. As the years went on, you grew up with Cory, Topanga, Shawn, Eric, and Mr. Feeny. From their young and awkward middle school days to their […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 On Thursday, Hillary Clinton spoke at the Women in the World conference in New York. There, she boldly stated that there is a double standard for women which is created by the media. Clinton claimed that the media should be more aware of how they present women in the […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 Earlier in the week, Sara Ryan, a fellow Freep writer posted her opinion about Planned Parenthood and protesters. A few days later, the subject was brought to the media’s attention once again when people realized that the DC Abortion Fund was giving out necklaces. But these weren’t just any ordinary necklaces, […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 Imagine a world where planes don’t have any windows and you can choose to see whatever you want. As you sit in your plush leather seat, you can pull up your email or whatever city skyline of your choice on the inside wall of the plane. No need to […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 Bossy. We’ve all used it as a way to describe someone we know in a negative way. A campaign dubbed “Ban Bossy” has emerged to stop the usage of this word. The two sponsors behind Ban Bossy are Lean In (founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg) and Girl Scouts. In addition, celebrities […]

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