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The importance of getting out there and hearing live music

There is absolutely nothing like the experience of sitting in the concert hall and hearing a symphony orchestra play or standing outside in a crowd full of people as your favorite band plays. This is an experience that every person should have regularly and that every person should support.  Live …

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Sex education is lacking in the US

The U.S. has struggled to find the answer to the question ‘When is the best time to start teaching sex ed?’ as well as what sex education should entail in regard to sexuality, reproduction, consent, and safety. Only 24 states and the District of Columbus require sex education in schools, but each state gets to set their …

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Mr. Trump, you are the emergency the country needs to deal with

Last week, President Donald J. Trump announced that he would be declaring a national emergency in the name of border security. This announcement comes after the temporary agreement reached to end an almost month-long government shutdown that left hundreds of thousands of Americans without work. Now, Trump wants to defraud …

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Shut down the shutdown

Dec. 22, 2018 marked the first day of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, affecting 800,000 federal workers who are without pay. As the shutdown looms on past its one-month mark, no resolution seems to be in sight for shutting down the shutdown.  President Trump began this shutdown as …

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The time of ‘boys will be boys’ is over

“The Best A Man Can Get,” Gillette’s tagline for the last thirty years has taken a new meaning. With the release of Gillette’s new ad campaign, “We Believe: The Best Men Can Be,” comes a whirlwind of controversy. In the midst of the #MeToo movement, Gillette asks men “Is this the best a …

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