• Being a Mindful Consumer
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    Everyone in America is some type of consumer. The economy depends on it, whether one is contributing to a small business or a large corporation. Americans often seem to pour their hard earned pay checks into businesses they may know nothing about. Although all companies have faults, it is important to be investing in ones […]

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  • The Mess We’re Failing to Manage: Plastics
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    Nowadays, whenever I take a walk on the streets, I see baskets full of disposable utensils from take-outs. Plastics have become an indispensable part of our lives. It is all around us: from big machines like a refrigerator to small plastic bags from bodegas. Human beings are so used to plastics being around that we […]

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  • The Ballad of Jeff Sessions
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    It’s quite ironic that one of the first members of Congress to endorse Trump—former Attorney General Jeff Sessions—became one of his bitter foes. And it’s even more surprising that Democrats became some of the most outspoken defenders of the chief architect of family separation policy. Donald Trump’s demagoguery has surely created some strange bedfellows. From […]

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  • One Year Ago: Catalonia’s Fight for Independence
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    Editor’s Note: About one year ago, the Catalan parliament voted to secede from Spain. In memory of that, the Parkman Post will be republishing this article. On October 27, 2017, the Catalan regional parliament voted for independence from Spain. The vote calls for the transfer of powers from Spain to an independently governed Catalonia. Already, Catalonia […]

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  • The Strenuous College Process
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    There is no doubt that the college application process is confusing and emotional. Not only is it extremely difficult to discover what and where you want to study, but you also have to complete a lengthy application and write essays in hopes of being admitted. This is all occurring at a time where you are […]

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  • What Were You Wearing?
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    Sexual assault victims are often pushed aside, questioned,  and degraded. One of the most common questions asked of survivors is “Well, what were you wearing?”. This disrespects and devalues the experience of the person. Also, it is inferiorizing, especially after a devastating assault. These judgements against survivors are now ingrained in American culture. Colleges across […]

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  • One Year Ago: #MeToo and McKayla Maroney
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    Editor’s Note: This article was published one year ago today. In honor of the #MeToo movement, the Parkman Post will be publishing this article once again. USA gymnastics star McKayla Maroney publicly announced her personal experience as a victim of sexual harassment in response to the recent #MeToo movement on Twitter, writing, “I had a dream […]

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  • The Elusive Weezer
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    Anxious Weezer fans can finally rest assured: the Black Album is coming. With last week’s release of “Can’t Knock the Hustle”, a funky, Beck-inspired single, Weezer announced that its much anticipated Black Album will be released in 2019. Disillusioned by the band’s obvious attempts for pop stardom—think “Beverly Hills” and “Happy Hour”—Weezer purists who long […]

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  • The “Selfish” Gene
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    Survival has been the exclusive factor which caused species’ development and evolution. Starting from billions of years ago, when life emerged for the first time, species have been evolving themselves to be “selfish” in order to compete against others for resources, space and ultimately, survival. One of the biggest contributors to this process is definitely […]

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  • Will Manchester United’s Manager Be Sacked Once Again?
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    Standing 8th in the English premier league and getting knocked out of the Carabao Cup, the mighty Manchester United is not doing so well this season. With the recent loss to West Ham and Brighton, United’s fans are publicly blaming their manager, Jose Mourinho, for the poor performance. This year being Mourinho’s third season for […]

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