• How Better Sleep Improves Student Performance and Health
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    Editor’s Note: Tuck Sleep is an organization that “aims to improve sleep hygiene, health, and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free resources.” Tuck has generously offered to contribute a guest article on sleep and student health to the Parkman Post. The busy lifestyle of the modern teen leaves little time for an important […]

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  • Beginning of the End?
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    In a stunning breakthrough over this past Saturday, the usually fiery-tempered Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea, has issued an invitation to South Korea’s President, Moon Jae-In, inviting him to attend a summit meeting in North Korea. This could be a historic moment, as the last time the two met was back in 2007, […]

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  • I Want to Be a (Bitcoin) Billionaire
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    You could be forgiven for thinking you’re the only person who’s not become a self-made “bitcoin billionaire” over the last few months. Everywhere you look, the profits and personal gains earned by those who invested early in this newest “cryptocurrency” have been splashed across newspapers, leading many to speculate on whether Bitcoin, and other online […]

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  • Cape Town’s Uncertain Future
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    It seems like a movie script. A city’s water supply has dried up, creating chaos and  anarchy. But this is no fiction. In Cape Town, citizens are preparing for the worst—the clean water supply running out. And soon. For three years, the Western Cape province has experienced a drought like no other. Meteorologists have called […]

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  • Who Can Be Sexist?
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    Can women be sexist? Throw this question out there whenever you crave an intense argument. The discussion always heats up as debaters try to prove their opponents wrong and themselves right. However, the debate is in fact one of definition, for categorizing is pointless until the categories are defined. And because definitions are made up […]

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  • The Connection of China and china
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    Chinese pottery is one of the most world-renowned types of pottery there is. Most people in the world know the word china as the form of ceramics, and China as the country that shares the same name. However, not many people know the connections between the two, which can be traced all the way back […]

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  • What to Do with Confederate Monuments
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    Despite the meteoric rise of clickbait fake news, the majority of “alternative facts” don’t come from shady fake news websites. Rather, they come from our distorted perception of American history. I only had to read one chapter of Dr. James Loewen’s Lies My Teacher Told Me, a book that sheds light on the dishonesty of […]

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  • Programming and Politics
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    Machine learning now seems to have a role in every new tech product. Apple has a “more expressive” Siri thanks to “advanced Machine Learning and AI”, Google has a smart camera that uses Machine Learning to take better pictures, and Nvidia recently released a new GPU that contains “optimized deep learning software”. So what exactly […]

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  • MH370: The Search Continues
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    It has been almost four years since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, one of aviation’s biggest mysteries. The governments of Malaysia, China, and Australia ended the search last January after being unable to find clues for the Boeing 777’s disappearance or its location: only three pieces of debris were confirmed to be a […]

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