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Becoming an Influencer

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It’s a question that’s ravaged the minds of teens and young adults alike, passed down from generation to generation: what’s trendy? Not only trendy, but cool? It used to be hoop skirts, then shoulder pads, even low waist jeans (we’ve all been there).

Dangers of Online Hookups and How to Stay Safe

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After not showing up on Christmas morning, it was discovered that on Dec. 24., twenty-five year old, Kevin Bacon (no relation to the actor) went missing in Morrice, MI.

What Millenials/Gen Z Think of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day, the holiday that will bring companies more than 19.6 billion dollars all over the United States. The holiday that will stress men out to the max and give women a chance to dress up and demand a date night.

Peddling Polarization in the K Building

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As I sat in the student lobby of the Liberal Arts building waiting for my first class on the first day of class this semester, I watched a young man moving from one group of students to another, as well as to individual students who were all waiting f

Australia’s Bushfire: A World Crisis

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The Australian bushfire crisis started back in September 2019. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been criticized internationally for his inaction on climate change.

Posthumous Releases: When Does Appreciation Become Commercialization?

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As a listener that lacks musical ability (unless belching out the lyrics to “Bohemian Rhapsody” counts as talent), I cannot help but appreciate the intricacies of my favorite songs.

Recognizing the Role of Professional Sniffers

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Of our five senses, one is commonly taken for granted: smell. As we assimilate to the odors around us, we fixate on the foul, casting stink eyes toward public restrooms and dirty gym socks.

Puff, Puff, Ban

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The children! The children! Won’t somebody think about the children? This is the message from on high of capitol hills like Washington D.C. and Lansing, MI.

Burning Amazon Affects All of Us

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The Amazon rainforest, referred by climate scientists as “Earth’s lungs,” has been been on fire since August 15.

The Drills of 9-11

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Eighteen years ago my life as an American changed. It changed hard and it changed fast. The security blanket I pulled over my eyes was ripped away without mercy.

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