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