Being Here and There

By Victoria Villavicencio My grandmother spends the majority of her week waiting. She waits in line at the supermarket, often for hours, waiting for whatever has arrived that day. It might be chicken, it might be cheese, it might be coffee, or it might even be powdered milk. She waits…

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GMOs: The Solution to World Hunger

By Teddy Meissner “When 50 million people in the richest country on the planet are hungry, that’s a crisis.” This statement by Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) emphasizes one of our nation’s largest issues. High numbers of citizens have gone hungry across America following the 2008 financial collapse, and little has…

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The Charity Crisis: Rethinking Service in America

By Michaela O’Driscoll There are roughly 1.5 million nonprofit organizations currently in the United States of America, 350 thousand of which are dedicated to “human services”—feeding the hungry, assisting crime victims and offenders, providing job training, housing the homeless, helping people prepare for and recover from disasters, maintaining playgrounds and…

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Pulling the Trigger Warning

By Hind Berji Some say that the guise of academic theory has taken our disillusioned millennial age by the throat, resulting in a sociopolitical culture that is fueled by a very problematic political correctness. Others relish in pride to see our peers display such awareness. We have familiarized ourselves with…

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This Writer Metaphorically Self-Flagellated By Reading BuzzFeed Every Day For A Whole Week. You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

By Nick Darbonne Actually, nothing happened. I was just trying to get your attention. But hey, before you get mad, I’m not the only one doing it. Websites compete for your clicks every day; that’s how they get money from advertisers. Sites like BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, Upworthy, Elite Daily,…

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