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Friday, October 20, 2017

The far-right’s momentum in Germany is a warning for the west

Germans headed to the polls on Sunday, Sept. 24 for the fractured nation’s 19th federal election, and the result surprised absolutely no one. The country’s newest and far-right party, the Alternative for Germany (AfD),...

France’s Photoshop mandate puts a mere watermark on an unmistakable problem

The combined 1.9 trillion dollar fashion and beauty industries reinforce skewed standards of beauty through advertising the unrealistic ideal of extremely skinny bodies, flawless skin, long legs and “perfect” features. It has become easy...

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Op-Ed: Spain’s oppression against Catalan referendum puts democracy at stake

Imagine a rich nation with a lot of potential, inside a large kingdom, ruled by a faraway government. The foreign government neglects the nation’s sovereignty, rules against its economic interests by disregarding the nation’s...

O say can you see? The debate about the flag is the wrong one...

The country’s attention has once again returned its focus to the act of taking a knee during the national anthem after President Donald Trump’s comments during a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange...

Banning cell phones at schools will only result in good

People, especially younger generations, have not only grown fond of, but also dependent on using technology for everything from entertainment to socializing. However, technological dependence comes with its own set of detriments. Research has...

Op-Ed: A new approach to ending homelessness

Where will you sleep tonight? If the answer is at home, in your bed, maybe even next to someone you love, then you are more fortunate than the 550,000 Americans who will be homeless...

Earthquakes in Mexico call for greater preparation in California

Soon after the destruction caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma settled in, Mexico was hit by two powerful earthquakes and several aftershocks. The first earthquake, a magnitude 8.1, struck on Thursday, Sept. 7, and...

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