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the two-way mirror of missing transparency

the two-way mirror of missing transparency
november 23, 2020

given the will they/won’t they nature of face-to-face learning, the majority of students and their families are stuck in limbo. the anticipation of waiting for the next plan, the next month or the next...

making sustainable choices

making sustainable choices
november 23, 2020

in discussions regarding plant-based meals, many think of bland vegetables: the gross, green, potent side dishes that everyone’s mom forced them to eat as a child. however, you’re not a child anymore....

being a pro at pronouns

being a pro at pronouns
november 2, 2020

while many of us don’t even notice them within our sentences, pronouns are the small parts of speech used to address ourselves and others on a daily basis. “she was so good,” or “he is mean,”...

like what you see?

like what you see?
the issue with political confirmation bias and social media
november 1, 2020

even though our generation, generation z, is considered to be a part of the “age of information,” it can be argued that the label is a misnomer. even though we have the most expansive access to knowledge...

an analysis of the 2020 presidential debates

an analysis of the 2020 presidential debates
october 30, 2020

september 30 - first presidential debate  i use the term debate loosely when referring to the sept. 30 presidential debate between president donald trump and former vice president joe biden, as i can’t...

how to combat mental health during trying times

how to combat mental health during trying times
may 31, 2020

during this unfortunate pandemic, many people—including students—are experiencing new, somber feelings in response to this year’s trajectory. to cope with this universal glumness, we should explore...

the downside of an online education

may 29, 2020

my journey through online school during quarantine has been a difficult one. as a person who needs to be in a classroom to keep my routine in line or i lose myself in what i’m doing, i procrastinate...

D&D: The game for everyone

may 29, 2020

“dungeons and dragons,” a game created in 1974 by gary gygax and dave arneson, has again spiked in popularity due to its role in modern retro media, like netflix’s “stranger things.” with...

advice to students in quarantine

may 29, 2020

personally, i have found that it is all too easy to fall into languorous habits when you don’t have daily commitments. however, breaking those habits, after a while, is a must. getting up at a reasonable...

the importance of sports in american culture

the importance of sports in american culture
may 12, 2020

  sports have always been important to people around the world, specifically, deeply important to american people. sports like football and baseball have been around since the late 1800s, leading...

how to stay busy during quarantine

how to stay busy during quarantine
may 11, 2020

covid-19 has caused many hardships on people's lives, one of which is the widespread lockdown enforced on everyone. a lot of people have also been struggling with what to do during the lockdown. so here...

the importance of video games during a pandemic

the importance of video games during a pandemic
may 8, 2020

as a result of  covid-19, michigan schools have transitioned to online learning, businesses have shut down, and americans have been told to stay inside the comfort of their homes to reduce the spread...

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