• The Degrading Impacts of Victim Blaming
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    Across the globe, women are harassed and assaulted everyday, simply because of their gender. Among the the United States, this is common knowledge. However, what our country fails to recognize are the detrimental effects in the aftermath of violence. Specifically, the process of victim blaming, which is when a victim is blamed for the incident […]

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  • Criminal Justice Reform Is Popular Now. That’s Cool!
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    “America is a Nation that believes in redemption,” declared Donald Trump at his State of the Union address last week when touting the passage of the First Step Act. It’s hard to believe that this statement was genuine—after all, the administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy for illegal border crossings separated thousands of migrant families and locked countless […]

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  • Electric Cars and Solar Space Stations
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    The great inventor Nikola Tesla once envisioned a world of unlimited wireless access to electricity. In 2017, scientists at Stanford University nearly achieved Tesla’s dreams by creating a new method of wirelessly transmitting electricity to nearby moving objects. The technology works by sending electricity through wires which create an oscillating magnetic field. This field then […]

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  • They’ve Done it Again, But It’s Getting Boring
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    The New England Patriots have won their 6th Lombardi Trophy now, through all the doubt from not only me but just about everyone. Most sports reporters thought that the Patriots had already peaked a while ago, and it was only downhill from there. But, as always, Belichick and Brady made it through to the Superbowl […]

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  • The Worst Call in Sports History
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    When the Patriots are in the Super Bowl, I rarely enjoy the halftime show. That’s not to say that the halftime shows are bad—Katy Perry’s performance in Super Bowl 49 was fantastic, and Lady Gaga’s in Super Bowl 51 was good. But, I’m usually just way too stressed about the game at hand to have […]

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  • The Beginning of the End for Netflix
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    There is no question that Netflix has changed the entertainment industry. From having its own specials to hosting other networks content on their service, Netflix has attained 150 million users. From children to senior citizens, everyone seems to be using Netflix as their desired platform for entertainment. The idea behind offering ad-free entertainment seemed almost […]

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  • Faith and Reason: An Analysis of Life of Pi’s Commentary on Religion
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    Reason, though it “shines at practicalities––the getting of food, clothing, and shelter,” does not “give greater answers” (Martel 98). On important questions, like the question of God’s existence, where reason does not give us answers, Martel says that believing in an answer (which takes a leap of faith) is necessary to continue living. Unbelief (or […]

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  • Division and Unity at the 2019 Women’s March
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    In 2017, the largest protest in American history challenged the presidency of Donald Trump. Millions of people marched in Washington DC and across the country. Two years of fighting later, on January 19th, millions of men and women of all ages and backgrounds joined again to march. The Women’s March not only addresses women’s rights […]

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  • Lion Air 610
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    On October 29, 2018, Lion Air 610, a flight from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, crashed thirteen minutes after takeoff into the Java Sea. 189 passengers and crew were killed, leaving no survivors, making this the deadliest crash involving a Boeing 737. In addition, this was the first major incident for the new Boeing 737 MAX […]

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