Daily Archives : June 10, 2014

Why Psy’s “Hangover” and its Music Video are Offensive

Psy, the Korean pop artist that took the online community by storm with the release of “Gangnam Style,” is back. His new single “Hangover” features American artist Snoop Dogg and South Korean rapper G-Dragon.  Apart from the half-beat electronic tinkles…

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Why America’s Multi-Trillion Dollar Debt Isn’t That Bad

The US and global economy are influenced by a multitude of factors, but a very important aspect of a healthy economy is debt. Although it is a government’s job to support and promote the employment and socio-economic status of its people, it is…

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Review of Michael Chabon’s “The Yiddish Policemen’s Union”

Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish Policemen’s Union promises a gripping mystery, shrouded by an eye-opening alternative history, in which Jews have been forced into desolate parts of Alaska after the Holocaust. Unfortunately, in many respects, the book is not a game…

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What I Wish People Knew About My Disability

In my junior year, I, like many other stressed-out high schoolers, was freaking out over crafting the perfect Common App essay. It had to be original, poignant, creative, humorous but not flippant, and most importantly, it had to avoid cliches…

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Why DNA Will Soon Define Healthcare

Whenever I watch commercials for new medical treatments, I’m always shocked by the fine-sized print on the bottom of the television screen. For a fleeting moment, a series of harmful (and, in some cases, fatal) side effects flash before my…

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