• On Open-mindedness
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    As globalization brought together experiences and values shaped by different cultural contexts, the modern world seems to be characterized by conflicts—between X-ists and antiX-ists, or even among different subcategories of X-ists. Yet most social tensions can be defused, for they have been fueled less by a fundamental contradiction in ideology but more by the lack […]

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  • Hypocrisy in the White House? Shocker.
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    Today, President Donald Trump declared that April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This is continues a tradition first turned into a proclamation in 2010 by then-President Barack Obama. This past year has been focused on the #MeToo movement, as more and more survivors are bravely coming out of the shadows to tell their stories […]

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  • Private Companies in Space
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    The Falcon Heavy rocket just performed a successful launch and landing of a payload into space.  It contained a Tesla roadster, pictured above, and a dummy astronaut. Elon Musk and his company SpaceX has been successfully launching its Falcon series of rockets since 2010.  You may be thinking to yourself, “eh what a big deal; […]

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  • The Art of Deflection
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    In the wake of the shooting that killed fourteen students and three faculty members on February 14th, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas have precipitated a movement for gun control across the country. Included in the students’ demands are stricter background checks for gun purchases and tangible action from Congress to prevent shootings. But the principal […]

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  • 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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  • Can You Trust Your Life to a Computer?
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    The first batches of Tesla’s first “car that everyone can buy”, the model 3, was recently released. With over 450,000 preorders, Tesla’s claim seems to be holding up. This many new Teslas on the road comes with more than just the environmental benefits that electric cars bring, there will now be over 450,000 cars on […]

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  • Pyeongchang Olympic Games: Peace?
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    For the next few weeks, South Korea will be holding the official 2018 Winter Olympics. A total of 2,952 athletes from over 90 different countries will compete in 102 events including cross-country skiing, speed skating, and snowboarding. Previously, the 2014 Winter Olympics was held in Sochi, Russia, while the 2022 Winter Olympics will be held […]

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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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