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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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What I Learned From My Experience In The Foster Care System

The foster care system has a lot of if and buts. It doesn’t always work for everyone. So whereas one might find a home, another kid might never be placed with the right one. In my case, if I had never gone back with my mom, I might’ve stayed in the system years longer than I actually did. Foster Care isn’t an exact science. Social workers don’t work you into an equation the finds your

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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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What’s The Deal With American Foreign Language Classes?

Americans seem to like the idea of learning a language. There are multiple companies and apps that can supposedly turn you fluent in a month, boasting everything from Spanish to Swahili to Klingon. Then there’s the usual Internet clickbait: “Learn in 5 Days!” But when it comes down to the actual process of learning a language, especially in school, the U.S. is considerably less eager. Most Americans speak English and nothing else. According to the

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Saving Endangered Species to Airport Disruptions: What’s the Deal With Drones?

The drone, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), is a powerful engineering marvel that accurately demonstrates the shifting inclinations towards technology for improving societal welfare. Drones have a spectrum of uses which can be observed through the many projects being carried out world-wide. More commonly, the emerging firefighting drones are mechanisms that have the potential to help put out fires and convey vital information regarding ongoing fires to firefighters, allowing them to focus their efforts in these

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