• A Big Week for Outer Space
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    The past week brought a slew of both frightening and exciting advances in space technology around the world. India joined a list of only 4 countries to ever shoot down a satellite orbiting Earth. SpaceX successfully tested its Hopper rocket module and will launch the Falcon Heavy rocket for the second time on Sunday evening. […]

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  • Recession 2020?
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    There have been nearly fifty recessions since the days of the Articles of Confederation, some of them (such as the Great Depression, which lasted for three years and seven months from August 1929 to March 1933) worse than others. The most recent American recession, called the Great Recession, started in December 2007 and did not […]

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  • A Brief Introduction to Weezer
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    Despite groans and snobbish pontification by the music criticism community, Weezer has finally released their fifth self-titled (and fourteenth overall) studio album: the Black Album. Weezer has endured a turbulent history, both with its fans, its former fans, and music listeners in general. Their debut album, Weezer (the Blue Album) received almost universal praise from […]

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  • Dangers of Demography is Destiny Thinking
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    The American populace is growing darker. The Republican Party’s older, white male base is dwindling. The country will within decades be “majority minority.” These are facts. These facts, coupled with another one that nonwhite voters overwhelmingly favor Democrats has resulted in a theory that demography is destiny for Democrats electoral strategy; that Democrats need not […]

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  • Will Lab-Grown Meat Solve Climate Change?
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    In 2013, the first lab-grown burger was cooked and eaten at a press conference for a hefty price of $330,000. The event marked the first use of cellular agriculture, a method of growing animal cells artificially in a lab to make meat from scratch. Since then the technology hasn’t changed too much, but hundreds of […]

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  • Why I’m Not Political
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    I believe in science. More specifically, I believe in using the scientific method to understand the world around us. This procedure of posing a question, hypothesizing, systematically observing and measuring, analyzing collected data, and formulating a theory works pretty well for all of our practical purposes. I would even argue that it is the best […]

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  • Why Generation Z Is Changing The World
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    Generation Z is one that will change the world. The up and coming Generation Z  includes people born between the year 1995 and 2010. This group of people are almost completely composed of students, who have been educated and have grown up in the age of technology. The internet was made accessible in 1995 and […]

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  • The Politics of Condemnation
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    Now that voters can follow lawmakers on Twitter with the press of a button, members of Congress are expected to comment on everything that happens. Gone are the days when politicians could eschew discussing sensitive or difficult issues by dishing a mere “no comment” to probing reporters. Now, politicians are expected to take to Twitter […]

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  • 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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