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Billionaire says colleges are basically for fun?

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January 22, 2021

Elon Musk once said, “You don’t need college to learn stuff”. The value is “seeing whether somebody can work hard at something… Colleges are basically for fun and to prove you do your chores,...

Meal Prepping

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Cost Efficient & Convenient
January 22, 2021

You might have heard a lot of buzz about meal prepping the last few years. Meal prepping is an extremely cost-efficient way to cut back on eating out, but still being able to eat tasty meals at home. It’s...

Cuffing Season

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The need for connection
January 18, 2021

What’s with all of this hype around cuffing season? More importantly, what is cuffing season exactly? For those of you who aren’t aware, “cuffing season” refers to a time of year, mostly winter...

Tik Tok being used to spread false information about rape studies

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January 18, 2021

A recent tik tok posted by a content creator spoke about her interpretation of a rape study conducted at the University of North Dakota. The tik tok user claimed that one-third of men on the UND...

Professors have students paying for their homework

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January 15, 2021

Despite the growing popularity of eBooks and discounted textbook platforms, the cost of textbooks has risen by 1000% since the 1970s. The College Board estimates that $1200 is set aside by each student...

Homelessness Architecture

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Do the negatives outweigh the positives?
January 11, 2021

Since 2007 the state of homelessness in America has been improving steadily but slowly. Recently there has been a trend, not only in the US, but all around the world with what is referred to as “homelessness...

Why January 1st?

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January 11, 2021

After a year of working from home, being unproductive, and feeling less motivated due to the pandemic, people look at the New Year as a chance to start fresh. The shift between December 31st and January...

Retailers Rely on Dopamine Highs for Fourth Quarter Sales

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January 4, 2021

Although no longer a popular holiday celebrated in the United States., many places including Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia, celebrate Boxing Day annually. Employees are given the day off of...

How Burnout Affects Relationships

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December 29, 2020

The normalization of a workaholic lifestyle has driven employees and students across the country to feelings of energy depletion and exhaustion, increased mental distance from activities, and feelings...

Stigma of Mental Health

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December 28, 2020

For longer than you could fathom, there has been a stigma around mental illness and mental health. This stigma, or rather those who perpetrate it, has created negative outlooks on the issue, have created...

Nostalgia Sells

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December 21, 2020

What is nostalgia? Nostalgia is the longing or deep affection for the past, which everyone, young and old, can experience. It can be a time or place, and it can even be a person or a thing. Obviously the...

The diminishing compassion of professors during finals

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December 14, 2020

Teachers and professors are supposed to be some of the most kind-hearted and understanding beings in the universe. They dedicate their careers to helping their students become successful while making their...

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