Day: April 10, 2024

The most popular comfort films follow a specific formula (Op-Ed)

The most popular comfort films follow a specific formula (Op-Ed)

Some movies have a way of enveloping us in their warm embrace, taking us to a place where all our troubles melt away and happiness is the rule rather than the exception. These films are like a warm blanket and a mug of hot chocolate on a dreary day; they are sure to put you […]

Food delivery service pricing and quality standards are unacceptable (Op-Ed)

Food delivery service pricing and quality standards are unacceptable (Op-Ed) xr:d:DAF9Wu2KWoU:22,j:4730329973219952093,t:24041020

There’s no doubt that we live in a world of convenience, surrounded by technology and services that allow us to get practically anything we’d like at the touch of a few buttons through a screen.  Food delivery is no exception to this. With a variety of companies hosting our favorite corporate restaurant chains, local eateries, […]

Will Colon Cancer be the largest cause of death among young people? (OP-ED)

Will Colon Cancer be the largest cause of death among young people? (OP-ED) xr:d:DAFfXNb341c:2189,j:4196653413068912108,t:24041019

The fight against cancer has had successes over the years. However, recent trends have found the frightening condition spreading towards a younger demographic. Recent years have found cancer diagnoses accelerating among young adults. According to the National Cancer Institute, 2023, around 4% of cancer diagnoses were adolescents and young adults between age 15 to 39 […]

If you haven’t listened to Gen Neo’s music, you’re missing out (Op-Ed)

If you haven’t listened to Gen Neo’s music, you’re missing out (Op-Ed)

There have been a lot of great new R&B artists trending now; one of these artists is Gen Neo. For those of you who aren’t familiar with him, Gen Neo is a Singaporean singer-songwriter, producer, and composer. He is known for his singles “Mine,” “Stay,” and “Same Mistakes.” Gen Neo was born on June 18, […]

Aaron Rodgers should carefully consider returning to the New York Jets (Op-Ed)

Aaron Rodgers should carefully consider returning to the New York Jets (Op-Ed) xr:d:DAF4NTJcbD4:235,j:5474549807407982982,t:24041019

Only four snaps into his regular-season career, Aaron Rodgers ruptured his achilles as the starting quarterback for the New York Jets in the 2023-2024 NFL season.  Anyone who was viewing the game against the Buffalo Bills last Sept. remembers the moment, and how one misstep altered the entire season of the Jets, bringing the promising, […]

Makeup should be considered a form of art (Op-Ed)

Makeup should be considered a form of art (Op-Ed)

Makeup, which is too often seen as a boring necessity or an empty accessory, is really deserving of more respect as an art form. Like more conventional forms of art like painting or sculpture, cosmetics has many uses beyond just improving one’s appearance.  The ability of cosmetics to express and mold one’s identity is a […]

The Shape of Punk to Come: listening to Refused in times of injustice and war. (Op-Ed)

The Shape of Punk to Come: listening to Refused in times of injustice and war. (Op-Ed)

Lyrically and thematically, Swedish hardcore punk band Refused has remained true to their incendiary, revolutionary spirit since the band’s conception in 1991. If anything, they’ve only become more progressive and radical. In 2024, the youth are angry at the state of the world, and we’ve turned to Refused to quite literally Fan the Flames of […]

Arizona reinstates 1864 abortion ban

Arizona reinstates 1864 abortion ban xr:d:DAF-qqHM4FQ:35,j:2955911708990130057,t:24041017

In a groundbreaking decision on Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor of upholding a 160-year-old near-total abortion ban, reigniting debates over reproductive rights in the state.  The ruling, which adds Arizona to the list of states with effectively banned abortion care, comes amidst a wave of similar legal battles across the United States. […]

High fashion is for showing creative explorations in clothing, not for actual wearing (Op-Ed)

High fashion is for showing creative explorations in clothing, not for actual wearing (Op-Ed)

The phrase “fast fashion” has become ubiquitous in modern discourse about the fashion business. The concept of fast fashion is based on the idea that trends come and go as quickly as they come onto the runways, which caters to our need for quick fixes and ever-changing looks. But below all the hustle and bustle […]

How conspiracy theories invaded politics. (Op-Ed)

How conspiracy theories invaded politics. (Op-Ed)

From flat-earthers, to lizard people, to 5G causing cancer and mind control, to Democrats sexually assaulting and cannibalizing children underneath pizza shops, conspiracy theories have dominated American politics. What was once a small group of private, odd beliefs has now become fairly mainstream. People genuinely believe that there are microchips in COVID-19 vaccines, UFOs have […]

EPA imposes first nationwide limit on use of “forever chemicals” in tap water

EPA imposes first nationwide limit on use of “forever chemicals” in tap water

For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency has established national limits for six types of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances in drinking water. The substances, known as PFAS, are nicknamed “forever chemicals” because they barely degrade and are nearly impossible to destroy; they remain permanently in contaminated air, water, and soil. PFAS have been associated with a higher […]

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