Daily Archives : August 1, 2014

This Year’s Common App Will Make You Cry—As Usual

Today, the Common Application for the high school graduating class of 2015 went live. The application, which is used as an all-inclusive tool for applying to colleges and universities across the world, is, in many ways, the bane of one’s…

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July 2014: This Month in 10 Events

1. Nicaragua reveals an Atlantic-Pacific Canal route The Nicaraguan government and the corporation backing it – HKND – announced in early July settled plans to construct a canal that would link the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the country. It…

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Recent Chicago Shootings Have Us All Asking “Why?”

This past weekend, at least 13 people were shot in Chicago. Among these victims were children and teenagers, a 24 year old man, and even a three-year-old boy, as reported by the Chicago Tribune. These shootings are not a part…

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Pleasure–The Hookup Generation

A Response to “How Accepting The Hook-Up Culture Is Getting 20-Somethings Nowhere” Millennials, we have a new collective nickname—“The Hookup Generation.” Sound ominous? That’s the problem. It’s time to take a closer look at what really scares us about hookup…

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