• Let’s Strive for Cultural Appreciation, Not Appropriation
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    I recently watched a short documentary by Elle, a well-known fashion magazine. It came up in my feed, and some words in the headline attracted my attention: “Braids and Appropriation in America”. The thumbnail image was of a Kardashian wearing cornrows. I clicked on the video and learned that many members of this reality TV […]

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  • Wind Power’s Significance to Our Future
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    Will wind power become a key factor for our so planned “green” future? With global warming not seeming to stop, more and more people are starting to care about our planet every day. Although fossil fuel power stations have been our major source for electricity, due to their greenhouse emissions, they are not considered viable […]

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  • The Lyft IPO: Lesson Learned?
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    What is Lyft? Lyft is a ride-sharing company based in San Francisco that directly competes with Uber. They aim to dominate all forms of transportation, from cars to scooters. The two founders, Logan Green and John Zimmer, started Lyft in June 2012 with the aims to “improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation.” Their […]

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  • Alice de Rivera: Fighting the Gender Divide Fifty Years Ago
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    Fifty years ago, Alice de Rivera, a thirteen-year-old girl from New York City, brought Stuyvesant High School to court and fought a case against educational sexual discrimination. In the year of 1969, the U.S. was in chaotic divide upon issues of war, gender, and race. Despite the 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Supreme […]

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  • Everything Wrong with the Beauty Industry
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    The media surrounding us is geared towards all people. The aging moms who are told they should look younger. The 13-year-olds who are told they need to look older. And everyone else who is told they need to look different, but not different from everyone else. Different from the way they look now. Different in […]

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  • Future of the MAX Series
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    On March 13, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States would ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 jets. This was in response to the Lion Air and Ethiopian Air crashes, which happened only five months apart. The U.S. was actually one of the last countries to do so, being behind […]

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  • What A Bernie Sanders Nomination Will Mean for the Democrats
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    The years of intra-party unity that Donald Trump has brought about for the Democrats appears to be coming to an end. Alongside increasing support for Bernie Sanders’s (awesome, but farfetched) domestic agenda, there are Democrats who want more fiscal restraint. And despite scores of progressives embracing identity politics, some—most notably, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg—don’t […]

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  • 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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