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Olympics: No Longer Wanted?

Mustafa Zirapury
May 4, 2021

It seems that as the years go by fewer and fewer countries are willing to host the Olympics. What some would think as the biggest sporting event in the world may soon become obsolete.

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The 2021 Grammys

Fatima Shah
April 22, 2021

The 2021 Grammys: Racism and Biases

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The Attempted Crushing of Meghan Markle’s Sparkle

Noah Chukwuma
April 20, 2021

Anyone who doesn’t live under a rock has surely heard about the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry interview with Oprah Winfrey Sunday March 7th, 2021. This was a jaw dropping interview because it provided a lot of insight about how the press and media work in Britain, race relations there, and most prominently Meghan Markle’s experience at Buckingham Palace.

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More Data and More Death: Can We Change the Narrative around the Sexual Harassment of Women?

Annie Stone
April 14, 2021

New evidence from the U.N. Women UK forces the world grapple with sexual assault.

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Exploring the World from the Comfort of Home

Sydney Cha
March 25, 2021

Though these days many of us are forced to stay at home, the internet offers many ways to get virtually outside and explore. Geoguessr, a location guessing game that takes the user across the world, is one of those ways.

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Painting... With Words?

Lizzie Foley
March 23, 2021

What is the technique we see in our favorite popular songs?

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Water Pollution Affecting Future Generations

Meezan Hamzavi
March 11, 2021

Water pollution is becoming a more persistent problem.

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Three Steps to Motivation During Remote Learning

Sabeen Malik
March 11, 2021

Remote learning is becoming more and more prominent in our society. However, it is also taking a toll on students, as it is harder to find the motivation and productivity in an online setting. Learn more about the three ways students can find motivation during the age of online learning!

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People's Lives in China During the Pandemic

Annie Zhu
January 19, 2021

Under the "second wave" of increased COVID cases, see what it looks like to be in China where COVID first broke out.

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2020 Wrapped; 15 Things That Happened In the First 100 Days

Fiona Lin
January 15, 2021

A year in review: let's take a look at some major events that happened in the first 100 days of 2020.

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Tones through Texting

Josephine Wilensky
January 12, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are texting more than ever. But for some people, reading the intent behind a message is nearly impossible. But what if there were a simple and easy way to fix that?

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Put Some Respect On My Name-The Bees

Joe Formicola
January 8, 2021

Bees use communication and teamwork to survive

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An Interview with a Covid Survivor From Germany

Fiona Lin
January 8, 2020

We asked a student from Munich to discuss what her personal experince with COVID-19 is like.

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Covid-19 in Developing Nations

Anjana Kanakamedala
December 9, 2020

How covid is impacting undeveloped countries

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Everything You Need To Know About Neopronouns

Josephine Wilensky
December 7, 2020

As allyship for the trans community increases, people become more confident in who they are. When working to discover themselves, some people find that none of the "typical" pronouns fit them. These people use neopronouns. But what are neopronouns? And how can you best support those who use them?

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75 Years of the United Nations

Maraki Tamrat
December 2, 2020

2020 marks the 75 year anniversary of the international peacekeeping organization, also known as the UN. How does what they do affect us and what does its seventy-five year anniversary mark?

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Different Country, Different World: Part One

Yasmeen Ogaily & Maraki Tamrat
October 20, 2020

We interviewed three different students from three different parts of the world and asked them to share their experiences and views about the changing world around them.

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SpaceX and Their Upcoming Plans

Lachlan Rae
October 8, 2020

Elon Musk's plan to colonize Mars could be dangerous and ridiculous.

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The Threat of a Second Wave of COVID-19

Sabeen Malik
June 4, 2020

COVID-19 is taking over the world right now, and all we want is for it to be over, for good. However, what is the possibility that COVID-19 can come back a second time in the fall, in a far more dangerous form?

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How the Music Industry is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak

Sarah Robinson
May 26, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is hurting the music industry and everyone working for it; its future is uncertain. How are people in the music industry dealing with the challenges the coronavirus is bringing and how can we help?

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The Psychological Effects of Social Distancing and Self Isolation

Sabeen Malik
April 17, 2020

During these tough times as we battle COVID-19, everyone is telling us to stay inside and practice social distancing. However, how much of an impact is this self-isolation actually having on our mental health, and how can we stay connected, apart?

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What are Myers-Briggs Type Indicators?

Sydney Cha
April 10, 2020

In a world full of categorizations, the MBTI is another way to put people into boxes. But where did this test come from, and what do the different types mean? What are the potential benefits and pitfalls?

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The True Cost of Sleep Debt

Natalie Sell
March 2, 2020

Can we die from a lack of sleep? Evidence points to no, but chronic sleep deprivation can lead to other dangerous situations. Sleep debt can eventually be repaid, and will ultimately result in better health.

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The Ethics of Lying

Ari Mistry
February 19, 2020

Folklore often teaches that one must never lie.
However, life is more complex than that, and research supports a more nuanced approach to social interactions.

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The Tooth, The Whole Tooth, and Nothing But the Tooth

Natalie Sell
February 12, 2020

If a tooth gets knocked out, put it back in the socket and get to a dentist. For severed fingers, don’t put it directly in ice. Elevate the hand and wrap the severed finger in a damp cloth to transport it.

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Today’s hottest topic: tracking your teen’s location

Sam Brown

Today's hottest topic: tracking your teen's location

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What Makes Something Funny?

Trinity Batts

The science behind what makes us laugh.

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Color Psychology

Sabeen Malik

There is more to color than just its brilliance and vividness. It turns out that red, blue, green, and yellow messes with our mind. Colors emit light and that light alters our moods. The idea of color psychology is widely used in marketing because color has the ability to attract specific types of shoppers and change their behaviors.

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The Fight Over Our Generation’s Name

Johhny Ellsworth

Gen Z is the generation who was born after millenials, from 1996-recent. The most commonly used name is Generation Z but there is still dispute over which name is the official one.

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