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Seven Things I Hate

Seven Things I Hate

January 19, 2016


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There’s a lot of things that are good in this world. But there’s also a lot of things that are terrible. And those are obvious. Today, let’s talk about the little things. To be more specific, all the little things I hate in this world. A lot of people hate spiders. I’m one of those people. I can...

Five Creative Study Tricks

Five Creative Study Tricks

January 19, 2016


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We all hate studying. It takes up a lot of time, it’s boring, and you’re just relearning stuff you’ve already learned. Not to mention, most of time, you blank and just forget everything (most of the time around three minutes before the exam starts). Which is why I have compiled this list of fi...

The Power of Colors

The Power of Colors

November 20, 2015


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Is it the color itself that influences emotions, or is it the reputation society has given them that has impacted the essence of colors and their meanings? There is no escaping the world of color. It is everywhere. Each color is associated with an emotion and is manipulated in nearly every aspect of...

Flip or Swipe?

Flip or Swipe?

November 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Get ready to kiss your local bookstore goodbye! With the creation of new sites, apps, and tablets like iBooks, Audible, Kindles, and iPads, the need for paper books has been virtually eradicated. But is this really a good thing? Are we all on the same page? Apparently not. Because, according to...

Trump: Man Of America

Trump: Man Of America

November 16, 2015


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“You’re fired,” are the words that disqualify contestants on reality game show, “Celebrity Apprentice.” The object of the game is to navigate a job interview and attain employment at a multi-million dollar corporation. For seven years, it was hosted by none other than billionaire Donald Trump....

5 Things That Look Like Donald Trump’s Hair

5 Things That Look Like Donald Trump’s Hair

October 13, 2015


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 Let’s play a game. A guessing game in which you, the reader of this story, try to figure out who I’m talking about. I’ll give you two words. Extreme comb over. If you haven’t guessed it by now, I’m talking about a certain greasy-haired presidential candidate known to the world as--drum r...

Plagiarism: Originality

Plagiarism: Originality

April 27, 2015


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Plagiarism is defined as “the act of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as your own.” Everything is plagiarism. Originality does not exist. Much of what you do and say is a product of those around you. You steal body language, voice tone and phrasing without giving any credit...

Is College Overrated?

Is College Overrated?

April 23, 2015


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It seems as if there is a polarized debate on this subject: on one hand there are those who believe that it is a necessary and a safer bet to choose higher education; on the other hand, there are those who maintain that universities are a scam that only select students who will benefit their schools...

Selling Drones, a Boon or Bust?

Selling Drones, a Boon or Bust?

April 21, 2015


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Let’s sell an unmanned aircraft with missile capabilities; nothing could go wrong with that, right? Doesn’t sound like any mistakes we have made in the past, right? Like Osama Bin Laden, who we armed to fight Russians, but who turned on us in the end. The United States government seems to think...

What to Do on Plane and Car Rides

What to Do on Plane and Car Rides

March 20, 2015


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Spring Break is coming fast with only one more week left until students and faculty get two weeks off to relax and recuperate for the fourth quarter. Spring Break is also a time to travel. Most can argue that plane and car rides can get painfully boring — even if you are traveling short distances. T...

Staff Editorial: College Marketing

Staff Editorial: College Marketing

February 26, 2015


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There are literally thousands of four-year degree-granting colleges in America. Each school strives to make itself heard, noticed, and desirable. When sophomores in high school take the PSAT, there is a box each student must choose whether or not they would like to check which says that the student...

Video Games: A Sport or a Hobby?

Video Games: A Sport or a Hobby?

February 26, 2015


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What defines a sport? Is it something that involves physical exercise? Something that involves mental exercise? Something that you practice? Is it the viewership? Is it the amount of sponsors? Should gaming be considered a sport? The United States, China, the United Kingdom, South Korea and many...

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