Daily Archives : July 29, 2014

(Some) Memetic Marketing

Let’s talk about memes, shall we? Frequent visitors of BuzzFeed and 9GAG are familiar with memes: they can instantly recognise the unique images that are used to describe certain situations, such as a cat with the body of a PopTart…

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Noisy Silences, Silent Noises

A stream of water rushes through the open faucet in your mango-pomegranate scented bathroom, sighing and sputtering as you turn the knobs right and left. Your light switch jumps to attention as you flick it upward and your desk lamp…

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The Mental Health – Primary Care Schism: An Inconvenient Truth

Adam Lanza, the mentally ill adult who precipitated the 2012 catastrophe at Sandy Hook Elementary School, was not alone. The action of mass shooting followed by suicide has become a far too common one, and one that must be eliminated…

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Indebted To My Online Education

Having completed my IBDP examinations over 2 months ago today, I find myself increasingly reflective on the transpired events that have permitted my dream to come into fruition – inexplicably matriculating into the university of my dreams. One such experience…

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#ISupportHumanity

Israeli and Palestinian casualties are rising at rates that could surpass any Israeli conflict in the last decade, with over 1,035 recorded Palestinians and a significantly lower, but equally tragic, number of Israeli deaths. With greater presence in the Gaza…

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