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As New Forms of Housing Discrimination Arise, How Can We Take Action Against It?

“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” -Martin Luther King Jr. This line is from Martin Luther King’s most famous “I Have a Dream” speech given in 1963. He was the greatest voice of the civil rights movement and called to end discrimination through peaceful protest. Many people

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My University’s Teacher Strike is Important

My college, Rutgers University, is 253 years old and has an abundance of notable alumni ranging from the Sopranos’ James Gandolfini to politician Elizabeth Warren.  Yet, it is not receiving attention in the news and on campus because of its history and alumni. It has received news that, for the first time in its history, to prevent the first ever strike, the Rutgers administration has agreed to the demands of grad student teachers and professors

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Your Ethical Living Isn’t Very Ethical

Every decision you make affects other people around the world and in the future. Every product, down to the food you ate at lunch or the shirt you bought last weekend, has a price that is not listed on its tag. No matter how conscious your decisions are, your actions still have a long-lasting ripple effect. Ethical living, also known as “green living,” is a lifestyle in which one’s carbon footprint is reduced by means

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What It Feels Like To Be Plagiarized

Plagiarism is something that is widely performed by students around the world. It is simple to carry out, and is quite helpful to those that don’t get caught doing it. Many people tend to get higher grades and are commended by their classmates for not being apprehended. That made plagiarism sound really good didn’t it? Tempting? Amazing? Getting a better grade with no effort and no consequences? Well, the truth about it is much uglier

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Five Success Tips for Online Learning

According to Bill Gates, the best education in five years will be on the Internet, so now’s the time to get a head start on knowing some success tips for online learning. Chances are, that if you attend university or college, you have already taken an e-course or two. It won’t be too long until your entire program will be delivered in an online format. Here are some strategies to improve your learning through the

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Katie Bouman: The Woman Who Helped Capture The Black Hole

Women are making major advances in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and math, famously referred to as STEAM. Just this week, Katie Bouman, an MIT graduate and computer scientist, is being recognized as the face of the black hole project. For years scientists have theorized about black holes and their specific structure. Numerous sketches and diagrams were made based off of hypotheses of scientists around the world. Of course, more historical evidence from

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How Learning Cursive Can Be Advantageous

Every once in a while, a tweet about how schools taught cursive for “no reason” surfaces, taking many Americans back to the foggy memory of those couple of classes in elementary school where they were taught cursive. Yet, learning cursive is far from useless. On the contrary, it has nothing but benefits, to the point where the many European countries that make their children learn to write exclusively in cursive end up with significant advantages.

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The Slow Burn: Peak Indifference, Climate Change, And The End Of The World As We Know It

Climate change is real. Our planet is warming up at an alarming rate, and evidence clearly shows that humans are at the root of this drastic and dangerous change. According to NASA, ice melt rates in the Antarctic have tripled in the past decade, while nine of the 10 warmest years on record have occurred since 2005. We are at a point where it is virtually impossible for anyone to deny that there is a

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The “Logan Boulet Effect” Shines Through For Green Shirt Day

April 6, 2018 is a day many Canadians and members of the hockey community will never forget. The Humboldt Broncos of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League were on their way to Nipawin for game 5 of the best of 7, semifinal series. The game never happened. The bus carrying the team collided with a semi-trailer. 29 passengers were on board the bus, 16 of which lost their lives and the other 13 were injured. One

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Why College Students Are Boycotting Wendy’s

Many people know about animal cruelty in the food industry. It is routinely posed by vegans and vegetarians as a reason to stop eating meat. Everyone seems to know some basic knowledge about factory farms and slaughterhouses. But what many people don’t know about is that your vegetables aren’t always farmed in humane and morally right conditions either. That’s what organizations such as the Student Farmer Worker Alliance (SFA) are working to change. As of

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