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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…

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Millennials and political commentary go together like teenagers and sweatpants. The convenience of having political commentators at our fingertips on YouTube has turned uneducated millennials into expert political analysts. As a Conservatrian (Conservative-Libertarian), I find political comm…

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People regularly debate the validity and accuracy of religion. It’s a discussion that has existed for far longer than we have. The main thing I see is people debating over whether a religion or spiritual belief is true. From there, the argument often becomes whether believing a potential tru…

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College sports are a behemoth in generating big money. Viewers pour in on screens, in stadiums, and are rabid for the entertainment that sports generate. Multi-billion dollar companies such as Nike and Under Armour flood the coffers of universities through investments in equipment to ensure …

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Period. It’s a taboo subject, often shushed and vilified when a conversation is broached. Men grow uncomfortable and shy away from it. Women avoid it altogether. And yet the reality is that periods are a major aspect of a woman’s life. A monthly visit of aching pains and bleeding is nothing …

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I am going to make an argument. Here it is: you should be a nerd and become actively part of a fandom. Now, I’m going to explain why.

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*Just Chilling is a series of articles discussing a host of chill activities that you can do to keep yourself entertained during social distancing."

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Colleges all over the U.S. have found their activities brought to a sudden standstill. The transition to online has hit the social lives of many students, and has especially brought a halt to social events. Some universities, however, have refused to allow the online transition to disrupt th…

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I’ve always thrived in environments that are a reprieve from the chaos of bustling people, the choruses of conversations, and the exchange of movements. I am, after all, at my most creative when left alone with an idle mind, or at least I had perceived myself to be. I can clearly recall anxi…

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Trigger Warning: Mentions of sexual assault, r*pe, torture, and other potentially distressing content.

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As many Americans are aware of, soccer is a global sport that the United States refuses to partake in. The U.S. men’s national team consistently underperforms given our large population. America’s national attitude towards soccer is completely uninterested. The United States hosts five key n…

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As COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, ravages across the global population, people are naturally scared for what the long-term ramifications of this disease could mean. While the health of the human race is the most important thing at the current moment, the ramifications the vir…

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I am keenly aware that this entire situation the world is enveloped in cannot be helped. It is a side effect of a raging pandemic that the entire world has had to adjust their life to. I am aware of this. I do not begrudge this. But I find it increasingly hard upon a certain division of majo…

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Gov. Charlie Baker announced last Monday, March 23, that all non-essential businesses would be closed from the next day at noon through April 7—along with a number of other measures, including a stay-at-home advisory and fines for gatherings of over ten people—in order to help stem the sprea…

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Inevitably, a global pandemic will leave the global population frazzled, anxious, and uncertain. This period of time that we are undergoing is unprecedented and unique, and it is anxiety-inducing. But in the midst of this all, it is important to remember that your mental health is so importa…