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Sentiments of Email Broadly Reflect Students

Sentiments of Email Broadly Reflect Students
April 12, 2018

Admittedly, I am jaded. Sarcasm has taken precedent over authenticity in my life. The massive and lurching System — the lethargic modes of oppression, the structures of authority — has worn me out....

New Film Aligns with President Trump’s Politics

New Film Aligns with President Trump's Politics
March 22, 2018

Film, famously, is a mirror. Fundamental truths are reflected through “what-if” scenarios, fantasy epics and reimagined stories; Gandalf does not tangibly exist, but it does not follow that his character...

Plummeting US Life Expectancy Indicates a Decay

Plummeting US Life Expectancy Indicates a Decay
February 15, 2018

Life expectancy fell for the second year in a row in 2016. Per the CDC: In 2016, a baby born in the U.S. can expect to live 78.6 years, down .2 years from 2014. This translates to roughly 800,000 years...

Rejecting polls that contradict personal biases rejects reality

Rejecting polls that contradict personal biases rejects reality
April 20, 2017

There was no way to look at all the information polls were telling us in 2016 and not walk away with the conclusion that Hillary Clinton was anything other than a favorite. At the same time, the polls...

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