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Tacky Holiday Sweater Competition

Rachel Dadoo, Assistant Opinions Editor

December 12, 2016

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The Competitive Tacky Sweater Committee, consisting of independent judges, hosts an annual tacky holiday sweater competition for faculty and staff to participate in before winter break. According to the two-page official guide...

Social Media Encourages Teenagers to be Proactive in Politics

Rachel Dadoo, Assistant Opinions Editor

November 4, 2016

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The 2016 presidential election is evidently receiving mass attention from the public, but it isn’t solely due to exclusive interviews, presidential debates or advertisements. Ordinary citizens are using social media to activ...

Is third party the way to go?

Salah-Dean Satouri, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

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American politics are changing, not only because of the upcoming presidential election, but also because many Americans are fed up with the division and political paralysis that the two major parties cause. Some feel this discourse...

Students get involved in political clubs

Kat Martin, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

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With the presidential election season in full swing, more students are getting involved in politics through the Young Democrats and Young Republicans clubs. Both encourage political awareness and community involvement. Stud...

Weighing in on common mental disorders

Alida D'Souza, Staff writer

December 8, 2015

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Having a positive attitude, engaging in activities and working hard on a daily basis are just a few of the factors that nourish a healthy lifestyle. Some, however, find it exceedingly difficult to do these things. They may be b...

Unattainable Beauty: Girls

Sudharshana Krishnan, Staff Writer

September 25, 2014

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It seems as though there is a constant stream of new products that ostensibly make one more "beautiful.” The expectations for women in today’s society demand a skinny figure, clear complexion and perfect hair. “It’s...

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