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This Christmas season will be the most unique Christmas season in our lifetime. With nearly the entire globe still on a COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, very few people will be traveling this Christmas, but there’s no reason to have a lonely Christmas. Christmas is a holiday of family, thankfulne…

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During the election, it looked like not only Americans were awaiting the results of the election. It felt as if all eyes were on us as citizens from around the world were watching from afar. Many hashtags were trending on Twitter, like “#Please America”, which was trending in the United King…

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Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born November 20, 1942, to working-class parents in Pennsylvania. Since he was young, Biden had political ambitions and it was clear to people who knew him. Joe Biden was not just an average teenager, he had vast political ambitions and he worked hard to achiev…

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With the conclusion of the United States Presidential election, Americans around the United States are beginning to plan for life with President Joe Biden. However, with the Trump campaign ramping up conspiracy theories regarding the true nature of how secure our elections are, an important …

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$14 billion. According to the Center for Responsive Politics website, OpenSecrets.org, the 2020 presidential and congressional campaigns will collectively cost nearly $14 billion. That is more than twice the amount spent in the 2016 elections (1). A polarized electorate, Trumpism, anti-Trump…

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Since the prosperity of the Roman Empire, Western society has established itself as the dominant economic and political force in the global arena. Western society established itself as the most civilized economic power by basing itself on ideas seen through Ancient Roman and Ancient Greek co…

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On Nov. 3, Americans who did not already vote early took to the polls to participate in the 2020 Presidential Election. Incumbent President Donald Trump faced up against former Vice President Joe Biden in one of the most hotly contested elections in recent history. As of the writing of this …

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One of the most beautiful things about the United States is its welcoming nature to immigrants and refugees. The United States is home to more immigrants than anywhere else in the world, with over 40 million immigrants calling the United States home. (1) Although many claim the United States…

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Voting has always been important to me, ever since my mom first took me to the polls with her when I was a child. I remember her telling me how important it was and explaining that to me  As a citizen of the United States, it was her job to vote. Someday, she said, it would be my job, too. A…

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The Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa are home to many different types of terrorist and pseudo-terrorist organizations. While they all function differently, with overlapping interests and ideologies, they all function to terrorize the populace. Importantly, terrorist organizat…

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Right now is a strange and morally ambiguous time for those who hate Trump, including me. Days after mocking safety procedures at the debate, after holding large, in-person rallies, the president has fallen ill with COVID-19. On Oct. 2, Trump was transported to the Walter Reed National Milit…

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In the wake of the tragedies of the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, politicians have searched far and wide for the answer to systemic racism. As of yet, none have found a way to fully eradicate this deeply-rooted system of oppression. As a capitalist, I suggest that the best way …

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Since mankind first walked the Earth, we have yearned to understand how we can be governed and how we can govern others. This fundamental human desire has led to conflicting political ideologies that govern how government organizations function in human society. Western nations such as the U…

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Throughout the summer, as Joe Biden became the apparent Democratic nominee, rumors surrounding his vice-presidential pick were prevalent throughout the media’s coverage. Joe Biden’s old age was a point of scrutiny, as he could hypothetically be leading the country while being older than 94 p…

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The “Caucasian Overcompensation” is a term that I have created to define the deep, rotten and self-righteous “white guilt” projected by some white liberals when discussing race relations in the United States. I say this not to present myself as understanding everyone’s intentions; however, o…

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The Massachusetts Primary for the United States Senate was watched by the entire United States, as political “prince” Joe Kennedy took on a longstanding incumbent in the form of Ed Markey. While both had relatively progressive platforms that matched the progressive nature of Massachusetts Po…

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In the modern age, supporters of both political parties will aways attempt to make a case for their respective candidates. Oftentimes, the characteristics of each candidate are placed at the forefront to attract individuals to either side of the political aisle. Before each political party o…

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Following over two years of political campaigning, the United States will finally have its presidential election this upcoming November. While issues surrounding mail-in ballots are key to this election, I believe, as with any election, the candidates’ policies will and should take center st…

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This year was marked by harsh epiphanies, character growth, and new discoveries. I cannot deny that this year was perhaps the deepest I have ever reached inside of myself to discover the cracks and crevices of my heart. I have been faced with the hard reality of my limitations, and embraced …

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“I think that we’re all mentally ill; those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better—and maybe not all that much better, after all.”—Stephen King

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Disease ridden, the earth shudders at the global pandemic ravaging it. COVID-19 continues to ravage the nation and the globe, and many people are choosing to emphasize the horrible and mysterious nature of the virus. However, as with any global disaster, small weaknesses in our society are p…

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With Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, Senator Bernie Sanders and his supporters find themselves disappointed to see another failed “power grab” for the socialist senator. However, a particular political figure stayed in the race much longer than anyo…

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There's always been the joke that brown parents are the harshest parents one can have in the world. From arranged marriages to being limited to three career choices (doctor, engineer, or lawyer), brown parents are harsh. What's even funnier, though, is that the behaviors of brown parents are…

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While I may have landed in the quiet airport of Harrisburg, Pa., content and relieved to be home, I cannot help but feel a sense of despair wrap around me at the milieu I happen to be in. The lack of routine is driving me into a slow internal death. The constant presence at home is bringing …

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I am incredibly fond of dancing. The music, the sensations, the emotions, and the sweet tunes. From the young age where I used to be trained for Tap and Jazz dance, dancing has grown from a hobby to being my therapy. Anxiety, stress—they all tend to end up with me blasting my earphones in my…