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Self-Expression – Voices 65

Self-Expression – Voices 65

“I started getting into several artists’ work, such as Alex Grey, and I realized that I could put my feelings into what I was doing. I do abstract art so that my feelings can be visually observed.” Salisbury, MD I loved drawing when I was younger but, as I got older, I realized that I […]

Self-Expression – Voices 64

Self-Expression – Voices 64

“Tending to plants or even just looking at them helps me clear my mind. It’s a great stress reliever.” Queens, NY I like to keep plants. I definitely consider myself a plant mom. I have a bunch in my house. I started with succulents because those are almost impossible to kill. I definitely don’t have […]

Self-Expression – Voices 63

Self-Expression – Voices 63

“I never felt like I was truly being myself on stage or screen before acting in comedy.” Los Angeles, CA Ever since I was young, I always loved acting. Growing up in California, I admired the glamorous lifestyles of actors and actresses. I just found it so fascinating that they could transform into whoever they […]

Why Antisemitism Is Still a Huge Issue in the U.S.

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At the beginning of July, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver, DeSean Jackson, shared a number of posts that were both degrading and offensive towards the Jewish community. The posts included quotes that were falsely attributed to Nazi dictator, Adolf Hitler. Since then, Jackson has acknowledged his mistake, apologizing for and deleting the posts. However, his doing […]

How will the Declining Travel Industry Bounce Back From COVID-19?

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The International and national travel industries hit a slump due to the coronavirus outbreak. However, efforts are now being made to revitalize the industry. From hotels and resorts to modes of transportation such as flight agencies, and Amtrak, prices are low and sales have plummeted.  Over the course of the pandemic, sales dropped drastically throughout […]

Meet Steve Schwartz: Coaching Students Through LSAT Unplugged

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None of us are strangers to the barriers that standardized testing poses to students. Most of us have gone through exams such as the SAT, ACT, or SAT II exams, which are notorious for being inherently abstruse to students without test preparation programs and similar resources. Beyond these college entry exams, which some schools have […]

How Brett Hagler is Building Homes With 3D Printer to End Global Homelessness

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Brett Hagler is the CEO and co-founder of New Story, one of the most innovative companies in the world. New Story is working on finding sustainable solutions to end global homelessness. The company pioneers community solutions and is passionate about social impact. It builds homes and communities for families all over the world that need […]

Top 10 Items Every Senior in College Should Have to Survive Their Last Year

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As we dive into the fall of 2020, this brings in a new slew of seniors in college. Even though we are fighting through a pandemic, colleges around the globe are opening back up and students are going back to campus. With the anxiety of trying to complete their last year, here are the top […]

Why wearing a mask is everyone’s business

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Almost 20 million people have contracted COVID-19 and there have been over half a million deaths as well. Public health experts have emphasized the use of face coverings to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. In response, extremist groups have taken to rallying against the use of masks, claiming the required use of masks is […]

5 Tips for Surviving Remote Learning and Knowing When To Make a Change

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Remote learning is a complete game-changer. For some students, it might be better than in-person classes. You don’t have to worry about getting yourself out of bed anymore, and the flexible schedules may be a godsend for some. On the other hand, according to a study, many college students find remote learning to be somehow […]

5 Lessons I Learned from Playing Cards with My Grandma

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As I was growing up, my family spent every summer at my grandparents’ house. The grandkids would spend all day outside on the lake, swimming and playing yard games. But as soon as the sun faded away behind the horizon, you could find us all sitting around the card table playing a game of Joker […]

Meet Elena Breese-The Boston Marathon Terror Attack Survivor Helping Other Trauma Victims Bloom

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Elena Breese was at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon waiting for her husband Jeff, who was running that year, when both bombs exploded. She was in the bleachers directly across the street from the first bomb and witnessed the devastating scene. She wasn’t able to reunite with her husband until a few […]

4 Psychedelic Drugs That Are Shockingly Beneficial in Treating Mental Health Issues

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Psychedelic drugs have been used across cultures for centuries, but only recently has modern science begun to tap into the potential use of these drugs as a mental health treatment. The word psychedelic comes from two Greek roots: “psyche,” meaning mind/soul, and “Delos/delic,” meaning to reveal. Thus, the word translates to “soul/ mind revealing.” Unfortunately, […]

9 Legit College Jobs This Fall For Students

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Finding work during a pandemic can be difficult. However, with schools starting up again, there are more opportunities for college students to find part-time jobs. Both on- and off-campus students can get work if they want it — they just need to look in the right places. There’s a reason why society associates college students […]

How I Began to Live More Meaningfully and How You Can Too

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It took me a while to get to this point. I first realized—and I mean really realized— I had a problem during my freshman year of college. But my issues went back years and years.  I think we’d all like to believe that our problem can be summed up in one little diagnosis or one […]