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Rape Culture Is When…

Marley Morton, News Writer

March 4, 2016

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Every two minutes, someone is sexually assaulted in the United States, and there are about 237,868 victims of sexual assault each year. What’s more, 97% of the assaulters will never spend a day in jail. The problem America is...

Church Versus State: Myth or Reality?

Leah Johnson and Hareena Houston

March 4, 2016

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Over the past few years, many controversial topics such as immigration, gun control, and abortion have been debated by the public. Now that it is 2016 and the presidential elections are coming up, many people are wondering whe...

Dreams: What Are You Missing While You’re Sleeping

Zachary Horowitz, News Writer

December 18, 2015

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Dreams are subconscious, unreal occurrences in which we are thrown into a foreign world – or perhaps a familiar one – in our sleep, with no recollection of why or how we got there. Typically, the people that we interact wit...

To Read Now or Later?

Marley Morton, News Writer

December 18, 2015

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Procrastination is the gap between intention and action, or the putting off of higher priority tasks until a later time. Typically, non-essential tasks are done in lieu of the critical ones. Avoidance, distraction, denial, and l...

Investigating the Dangers Behind Self-Diagnosis

Olivia O'Donnell and Charlotte Donoho

December 18, 2015

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A runny nose, a cough, and congestion are all symptoms of both the common cold and the flu. Although these two illnesses share common symptoms, they require different methods of treatment. When first experiencing symptoms, one...

The Stigma of Mental Illness in our Society

Hareena Houston, News Writer

December 18, 2015

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Stigma of mental illness has been a part of American culture for decades. Stigma is defined as a sign of disgrace or discredit, which often set people apart from others, and stigma of mental illness is the idea that people with an...

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