‘-Verts': Intro, Extro, and Ambi, What Exactly Are They?

November 7, 2014 1:24 am42 comments
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Do you prefer a one-on-one conversation or a group discussion? A fan of solitude, or more interested in being around people? Would you be described as “quiet” or “loud”?  Depending on how you answer these questions, you can categorize yourself as one of three things: introvert, extrovert, or ambivert. These […]

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“F-bombs for Feminism”: Successful or Not

October 30, 2014 1:19 pm17 comments

Recently FCKH8 released a video “F-bombs for Feminism” which shows young, cute girls talking about feminism and why it is necessary; all while constantly swearing. You may be thinking, “That sounds awesome!” I agree with you, but not everyone feels that way. Derrick Clifton wrote an article for Mic saying, […]

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Plus-Size Models Rock the Runway

October 21, 2014 7:00 pm40 comments
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Imagine you’re a little girl, and you have dreams of becoming a model in London Fashion Week. Your doctor says you’re a little “big for your age,” but you’re not quite sure what that means. Now, imagine you see images of beautiful women at Fashion Week: all lean legs and […]

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Why Scots Are Better Off Without Independence (For Now)

October 20, 2014 7:00 pm2,661 comments
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About 55% of the Scottish people who voted in the Sept. 18 referendum for Scottish independence voted against it. However, in the United States, images of “Vote Yes” signs and pro-independence rallies dominated the news media leading up to the vote. My American classmates all seemed to really buy into […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: 2014 Post-season Preview

October 1, 2014 1:07 pm1 comment
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Every year, as the weather starts to get cooler, hockey and football start up again, and major league baseball comes to a close. While professional baseball of some sort is being played somewhere almost all year round, most of us are paying much more attention to the Division and League […]

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How to Not Graduate College as a Misanthropist

May 1, 2014 12:00 pm6,235 comments
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I can’t lie, for most of the last year, I’ve hated school. That’s probably not an uncommon sentiment, especially at this time of year with stress from finals at a peak. But I’m not talking about the hate that subsides once the hard assignments are over. I mean hate as […]

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Selfies and Smartphones, Oh My!

April 28, 2014 4:29 pm