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Mindfulness in an age of technology

We live in an era dominated by technology. Most of the technology in our lives is supposed to make everyday living easier and less stressful. However, this recent overabundance of…


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Innovate against climate change

Humans are negatively contributing to environmental pollution and that’s no secret. Neither is the fact that environmental conditions, like climate change, are only getting worse. But with enough innovation and…



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Thought-out decisions in politics

Politics has always been a hot-button issue in the United States of America and today it has been even more prevalent in everyday conversations. However, recent news has proved, to…






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Human rights, a nonpartisan issue

Somehow, in the short time that human rights have been truly established, they have become a partisan issue all around the world, and from my point of view, a particularly…






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Financial literacy in college

The 2008 recession was basically the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression in the 1930s. In just over 19 months, the Great Recession wiped out trillions of dollars of…


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Voting climate at McDaniel

Just like the presidential years, midterm elections create an atmosphere where politicians and government officials encourage everyone to vote. Even though people are encouraged to vote, this does not mean…


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I didn’t think it would happen to me

One in four women will be sexually assaulted while in college, usually during their freshman year. However, only one in 50 will report the incident. I know the majority of women reading…