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Senses and senses’ ability…to impact modern advertizing

ALEXANDRA LIPTON, COPY EDITOR
August 23, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

  Early on in his painting career, Picasso went through his famous “Blue Period,” during which all of his works were various tones of blue. The art was influenced by his depression, which itself is considered a “blue” sensation.   But, unlike Picasso, some people associate the color blue w...

Retail robots benefit the economy

Retail robots benefit the economy

MELISSA PREGASEN, STAFF WRITER
August 22, 2016
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   “Thank you for shopping with us.” The bright text blares at a customer sweeping the last of his groceries off the conveyor belt and into a plastic bag. A sigh, eye roll or pleased smile is thrown at the automated self checkout machine.    Self checkout machines have become ubiquitous  in most la...

  Making a millennial monster

LILY ISRAEL, SPORTS EDITOR
May 24, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, Uncategorized

   You send a text to your friend. It has been delivered, but there is no reply. Your anxiety builds up as your lock screen remains empty. After five minutes of waiting for your reply to “Hello,” you come to the only possible conclusion: they are dead.    Humans want everything, and they want...

Much more than just a holiday

OLIVER TRAPP, OPINIONS EDITOR
March 10, 2016
Filed under Current Issue, EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

There is no greater feeling than waking up on a Monday morning and realizing that you have the day off. With the dreaded daily routine on hold, we have the freedom to stay a little (or a lot) longer in bed, letting the pulse of the weekend peacefully leave us. For the typical, busy student, a holiday...

Kim Jong Un: the small dictator who cried wolf

Kim Jong Un: the small dictator who cried wolf

VALERIE TRAPP, STAFF WRITER
March 10, 2016
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   Though North Korean legend has it that a double rainbow and a new shining star heralded the birth of Kim Jong Un as he rode in on clouds, the country itself is far from stellar. Plagued by poverty, repression of human rights and a tyrannical dictator, the inhabitants of Pyongyang live hungry and r...

Impact of social media on college admissions

NOOPUR RANGANATHAN, COPY EDITOR
March 10, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

“Let’s hang out”: an everyday line that immediately brings up the classic image of a group of teens getting together after school at a neighborhood café or someone’s house. But today that image has changed. Today’s tech savvy teens “hang” in virtual space. Their “group” is comprised...

Cheating to survive or cheating to thrive?

Cheating to survive or cheating to thrive?

AMBER YANG, LAYOUT EDITOR
March 4, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

In 2012, approximately 125 Harvard College students were investigated for cheating on the take-home final examination for the course “Introduction to Congress.” In an attempt to call attention to the flaws of their student body, “The Harvard Crimson” stated that the scandal “speaks to a more...

The monster in the mirror: How body image has affected mental health

The monster in the mirror: How body image has affected mental health

VALERIE TRAPP, STAFF WRITER
December 17, 2015
Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

Feeling happy. Feeling annoyed. Feeling hungry. These are all options Facebook allows their users to select when sharing their thoughts with the rest of the world. Yet recently the site has included a new addition: feeling fat, accompanied by a chubby-cheeked emoticon. Ignoring the fact that weight i...

Triumph together against terrorism

Triumph together against terrorism

Kevin Wang, Staff Writer
December 14, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS

                                            In this festive holiday season, the nation confronts challenges perhaps not as jolly. On December 7, President Obama made a national address to the American people, following the most fatal terrorist attack on Am...

The great American debate on our own history

The great American debate on our own history

AMBER YANG, LAYOUT EDITOR
December 8, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS

A passage entitled “Patterns of Immigration” from McGraw-Hill’s World Geography reads: “The Atlantic slave trade between the 1500s and 1800s brought millions of workers from Africa to the southern United States to work on agricultural plantations.” Although this statement does not seem blatantly...

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