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Mutual Friendship Or Something More?

December 6, 2011 by

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By: Hannah Yi   Can a guy and a girl be just friends or does it always lead to something more?  I recently watched the movie Friends with Benefits, starring Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake, which is about two friends who decide to add the simple act of sex into their friendship.  Their relationship becomes more […]

Hate Speech versus Free Speech

November 17, 2011 by

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By: Julia Smith Should hate speech which specifically targets people be restricted or not? In a country that values the First Amendment right to freedom of speech, censorship of free speech is often commented on and debated about. Yet what most individuals don’t realize is that there already are several restrictions on speech.

Dr. Pepper is only for Men: Sexism, Racism, and Homophobia in Popular Advertisements

November 14, 2011 by

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By: SPH As usual, I was half doing my homework, half watching television at the same time when I heard “It’s not for women!”. I immediately looked up thinking ‘Did I just hear what I think I heard??’. It was a Dr. Pepper 10 commercial , which had a very masculine, “macho” theme. The commercial […]

Dangers of Social Media

November 9, 2011 by

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  By: B There are many different social media websites that people of all ages are logging into today. Kids, teens, adults, and even the elderly are logging onto social networking sites. It has become easier than ever to keep up with friends and family without actually having to stay in contact, thanks to Facebook and Twitter. […]

Avoid Wal-Mart At Any Cost!!

November 9, 2011 by

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By: Mer You may have heard it before, many times—don’t shop at Wal-Mart. But why? There are numerous reasons why Wal-Mart should no longer be in business…or at least why we as consumers shouldn’t shop there. Wal-Mart is

South African Traditional Marriage

October 19, 2011 by

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By: Larosa African women are educated from their childhood to be helpers, mothers, and rule followers. Women are subject to domestic violence from their fathers to their husbands. Besides domestic violence, African women, especially in the Congo, are being abused or even raped ,and no media is really talking about it. Most of the time, they are raped […]

Mental Health: America Interrupted

October 19, 2011 by

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By: K.B. Mental health is a rapidly growing concern in America.  Too many people suffer from psychiatric disorders such as ADD, Bipolar Depression/Mania, Schizophrenia, ADHD, Anxiety and Substance Dependency. The unfortunate reality is that nothing is being done to identify, treat, and counsel American citizens with mood disorders. Private psychiatrists and psychologists cost upward of hundreds of […]