Gen Z doesn’t suck
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Gen Z doesn’t suck

The so-called smartphone generation is more than just technologically obsessed   Although I’m not technically a Millennial — I was born in 1998 and missed the cutoff by…

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Invisible disabilities provide us with an important reminder: Don’t be a jerk
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Invisible disabilities provide us with an important reminder: Don’t be a jerk

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle (said NOT Plato) “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Everyone says Plato…

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Agricultural giants are monopolizing your food supply
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Agricultural giants are monopolizing your food supply

Four major agritech corporations now account for 60 percent of the global seed market. It’s time to change that. Earlier this month, PepsiCo stepped down from a controversial…

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The new fast food green burger to satisfy even the most beef-hungry carnivores
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The new fast food green burger to satisfy even the most beef-hungry carnivores

Carl’s Jr.’s Beyond Famous Star burger offers a more environmentally-friendly option in Davis There I was: driving my friend back home from the emergency room at midnight. Starving.…

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Club Penguin is the original Fortnite
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Club Penguin is the original Fortnite

Club Penguin established the social foundation on which the social, multiplayer games of today are built We’re living in the era of the digital world as an always…

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Redefining “badass”
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Redefining “badass”

The success of women is often judged on sexist terms I’ve had the privilege of being called “badass” a few times. Usually coming with an eyebrow raise or…

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Apple wants to protect your privacy and let you track your wife
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Apple wants to protect your privacy and let you track your wife

Apple removes screen-time restriction tools, citing privacy, while selling a wife-tracking app The New York Times recently published an article on Apple’s year-long campaign of purging and restricting…

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How horror films can heal us
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How horror films can heal us

In times of constant, pervasive horror, we seek out cinematic incarnations of terrifying realities I am afraid now, more often and with more potency than in years past.…

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Foreign lobbies are controlling what you can say and do on your own college campus
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Foreign lobbies are controlling what you can say and do on your own college campus

Through a concerted political effort, foreign countries are utilizing extensive financial ties to influence academia Talk about foreign interference in American politics seems to be everywhere these days.…

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ER patients need feminism, and feminism needs men
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ER patients need feminism, and feminism needs men

“Time’s Up Healthcare” has the potential to smite the patriarchy The Time’s Up movement is like a hashtagable, outsourced HR nonprofit endeavor. The state of affairs reached an…

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American children are not being taught their most important lesson: Climate change
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American children are not being taught their most important lesson: Climate change

Kids have the willingness to take action if given the chance and knowledge When did you first learn about climate change? Most of my fellow environmentalist friends first…

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Play your indie games
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Play your indie games

Indie games offer thoughtful experiences and support passionate creators who build them I haven’t played nearly enough indie games in my life. Growing up, I was never exposed…

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Instagram posts are ruining nature
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Instagram posts are ruining nature

Crowds of people taking pictures of the California super bloom has caused damage to the flowers, calling into question the role of pictures and social media in nature…

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A case for forgiveness
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A case for forgiveness

Public shaming can only teach part of the lesson on wider issues of prejudice The age of technology and rise of social media has allowed us to share…

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Identity politics and the end of history
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Identity politics and the end of history

Nearly 30 years ago, Francis Fukuyama famously declared that liberal democracy would be the final stage in human social development. Now he’s reconsidering. In 1992, Francis Fukuyama declared…

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