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January 30, 2013  | by: Meaghan "Chas" Kerin
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Flickr (nick step)

We know that the women of the “Real Housewives of New York City” have no qualms about sharing their personal life with the public, but is it their place to share their opinions of other celebs? In a recent interview with OK! Magazine, Jill Zarin criticized the Kardashians (specifically Kim) for setting a bad example–a move that I think borders on disrespectful and presumptuous.

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January 18, 2013  | by: Joanne Wu
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Flickr (John Brown)

 

Aaron Swartz was an Internet freedom activist, who believed that knowledge should be free. On January 11, 2013, he decided to take his own life due to unknown reasons. more…

January 16, 2013  | by: Amanda Fiore
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Getty Images

 

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past month, the issue of gun control has been raging on, not only in the United States but also worldwide. The December 14th Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy has sparked an extensive gun control debate across the globe. more…

December 03, 2012  | by: Jara Montez

Photo by ShotbyDrew

About a week ago, acclaimed rapper and social activist, Chuck D, from the 1980′s rap group, Public Enemy, spoke to a group at the University of Georgia to discuss, and critique current hip-hop. He noted that the culture of this once didactic genre is now nothing more

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November 19, 2012  | by: Jara Montez

Jay-Z and Beyonce with the President

Hip-hop and rap music have always been the source for incredible beats and opinionated lyrics. Artists in this genre are generally known for having something to say and not being afraid to say it. With presidential elections rapidly approaching, this characteristic of rap music is incredibly clear. more…

October 21, 2012  | by: Rebeka Silva

Photo courtesy of Vogue.com

With a new album dropping on November 19, a world tour, a re-kindled romance, and being photographed by the one-and-only Annie Leibovitz,  Rihanna has been a busy gyal.

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October 18, 2012  | by: Angela Gamba

(Photo courtesy of Inquisitr.com)

Scientists believe they have discovered a new way to prevent pregnancy. The method is not new, but the consumer is. JQ1 is an oral contraceptive prescribed for males. more…

August 10, 2012  | by: Natalia Weiner

Fireworks at the Olympic Stadium of the London Games

As the two week mark of the Olympics draws to a close, many are wondering what the future holds for the champions of today. Most decorated Olympian in history, Michael Phelps, has emphatically stated that this will be his last Olympics, although some hope he will reconsider. Some 2008 Olympic medalists didn’t even make the cut at the trials this year, such as Nastia Liukin of the United States Gymnastics Team, after her fatal fall off of the bars, which was considered to be her best event. more…

August 06, 2012  | by: Natalia Weiner

Stress Tests Proven Inaccurate at Detecting Heart Disease

Last week, the New York Times reported that stress tests were inaccurate at detecting heart disease. The article read,The United States Preventive Services Task Force, joined the call by recommending against routine testing with electrocardiograms, or EKGs, in people who have no known risk factors or symptoms of heart disease, like shortness of breath or chest pains.” more…

August 03, 2012  | by: Natalia Weiner

Shiwen

In a sport where first place and second place are determined by thousandths of a second, needless to say all eyes were on the water when the swimmers dove off the block at the start of the 2012 London Olympic races. more…