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Focus on taking care of yourself this winter season

Focus on taking care of yourself this winter season
January 19, 2021

Winter can be a gratifying season. The contagious joy of the holidays it homes encourages acts of kindness and reciprocity while spreading awe with the beauty of snow fall, warm fires, and sweet hot cocoa....

Resolution destitution

Resolution destitution
January 19, 2021

With every new year comes New Year’s resolutions. Right after a week of holiday spirit, people are ready to kick into a high gear to get ready for whatever comes next. Resolutions are usually things...

You settled for Biden. Now what?

You settled for Biden. Now what?
January 19, 2021

At the beginning of November, I was one of many young progressive voters that begrudgingly filled out my ballot for Joseph R. Biden (D). Biden was not many people’s first choice for the Democratic nominee....

COVID help not enough

January 19, 2021

Late March COVID-19 restrictions went into effect, plunging the country into a void of uncertainty. As small businesses and big corporations alike were forced to shut down with no clear date of reopening,...

“Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas?”

“Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas?”
December 10, 2020

As the winter season approaches us, the question of whether it’s better to say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays” once again has arrived. Year after year, this topic becomes a big discussion....

2020 is the year to embrace being home for the holidays

A couple celebrates Thanksgiving with friends by having dinner together over a Zoom video call on November 22, 2020 in New York City. As new COVID-19 cases continue to rise across America, many are forgoing holiday travel and traditional family gatherings out of concern for spreading the virus.
December 10, 2020

It is tiring to say, and probably even more so to hear it: but please stay home. As the holiday season is upon us, it’s incredibly tempting to want to get together with our loved ones especially if you’ve...

Why YA Fiction is better than Adult Fiction

December 10, 2020

I have been an avid reader since I was a tiny tot. With school coming to an end, I will now have more time to read books for fun. “What books are you going to read, Emily?” Well, I am going to be reading...

Outdoor Activities to Keep you Busy During the Pandemic

Outdoor Activities to Keep you Busy During the Pandemic
December 10, 2020

2020 seems to be the year of trying new things from the comfort of your own home. While bread baking and whipped coffee seemed to be the trend for the summer, what can you try for the winter of 2020? ...

Wind Turbines in Wisconsin: The Problems They Create

Wind Turbines in Wisconsin: The Problems They Create
November 24, 2020

We are all familiar with these last few decades trying to show environmental importance and pushing a much-needed appreciative attitude of our environment. It has been incredible to see how far our society...

TIK TOK AND POLITICS

TIK TOK AND POLITICS
November 24, 2020

TikTok, the app filled with dance challenges, filters, and... politics? You might have a video discussing the dismantling of the electoral college pop up in your feed, polished off with a catchy beat....

Kamala Harris is making history

Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris and President-elect Joe Biden celebrate with supporters after declaring victory at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, on Nov. 7.
November 24, 2020

Kamala Harris is making history as she will be not only the first woman, but also the first African-America and Asian-American vice president of the United States. This is huge for our country, and it...

Toss the old salad, it’s national clean your fridge day 

November 11, 2020

Clean your fridge out. It’s dirty and there’s a tub of moldy yogurt that’s been sitting in the back corner for the last three months. If not today, you should at least take advantage of National...

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