Tag : Arvind Raju

An Inside Look at Nerdfighteria

As more and more media attention is gained by The Fault In Our Stars, John Green is becoming increasingly famous. Who does he thank for his fame and success after his parents and lovely wife? His brother and the community that…

1 Comment / 356 View / June 14, 2014

Sprint and T-Mobile: A Necessary New Chapter in US Telecoms

Merger mania has reached a fevered high in the communications industries over the past month, with major companies AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast all announcing blockbuster deals. Some of the biggest news was made last week, when multiple reports stated that…

0 Comments / 117 View / June 13, 2014

Going Green: Weed Culture in America

It’s hard to believe that, a mere decade ago, the only exposure I had to marijuana was through my television set whenever I would watch the notorious pot circle on That 70’s Show.  Today, weed is taking America by storm, thanks…

0 Comments / 147 View / June 12, 2014

The Battle Against Student Loan Debt: Obama and Tumblr’s Karp Talk

– “Thank you, Mr. President, for inviting Tumblr to your house.” – “Well… it’s a rental house.” Thus began President Obama’s first ever Tumblr Q&A session on Tuesday afternoon. Moderated by Tumblr founder David Karp, the discussion was broadcast live…

0 Comments / 111 View / June 12, 2014

Life in the Seventh District Following Cantor’s Loss

Nothing important happens in Henrico.  We live the normal suburban life; we might have some class or racial strife, mostly about school funding, but none surpassing the usual.  The large county encompasses the capital of the South: Richmond, Virginia, the…

0 Comments / 258 View / June 11, 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…

2 Comments / 574 View / June 10, 2014

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…

1 Comment / 175 View / June 10, 2014

Why Stopping Bullying Matters More Than You Think

Bullying: I’m sure most of us have heard about it and maybe even experienced some form of it. Quite a few young adults are also tired of hearing this term, this word that has been decried and spoken about “repetitively”…

0 Comments / 168 View / June 9, 2014

Unbelievable: Why Americans Mistrust Science

In a 2012 survey by the National Science Foundation, 25% of American respondents answered that the sun orbits the Earth. A recent AP-GFK poll found that as many as 4 in 10 American adults doubt evolution, over half aren’t confident…

17 Comments / 192 View / June 7, 2014

Is It Possible To Control Memories?: A Potential Treatment for PTSD and Alzheimer’s

I distinctly remember the first time I was motion sick. I was nine, and in true nine-year-old fashion, had stuffed four buckeyes into my mouth just as my mom called me to board our flight. Maybe it was the turbulence…

1 Comment / 104 View / June 7, 2014