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Is Social Media Controlling Your Life?

In the past year, I’ve made more social media accounts than I have in my whole life: Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, and this summer, I’m considering making one for Snapchat. This list doesn’t even include texting and all of the games I’ve downloaded to my phone….

President Barack Obama signs H.R. 3630 - Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 in the Oval Office, Feb. 22, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

Obamas Movements for Transgender People

Under the Obama administration, the Affordable Care Act was created. This act protects citizens from discrimination based on sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation. However, recently, North Carolina passed their House Bill 2 (aka Transgender Bill) mandating that people would have to use restrooms designated…

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Katlyn’s Korner

It’s spring! A change in seasons means many things but one of the most important things is a shift in the “in-season” fruits and vegetables. One of the spring seasons’ highlighted vegetables and one of my personal favorites is…asparagus! Asparagus, scientifically known as Asparagus officinalis,…

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Ana’s Faves

Books are boring, right? Wrong. Reading is one of the best forms of entertainment, and you don’t even have to leave your room. But what should you read? Here are three recommendations of my all-time favorite books, all of which I believe are appropriate for…

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Sun Safety

As we pack away our winter coats and gloves and rollout the capris and dresses, we should be getting our sunscreen ready to protect our skin from the hot sun. The sun is an excellent source of vitamin D, which helps us absorb calcium and…

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Simple Steps to Save Up

As summer approaches, you’ll probably want to find a job so you will have money to do fun things. If you are heading off to college in the fall like me, it’s important to save some of your earnings for college expenses. Aside from your…

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Transgender Bathroom Bill

You may have heard about one of the recent bills that has made headlines all over the country.  HB2, which stands for “House Bill 2,” was passed and signed into legislature by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on March 23, 2016. HB2, also known as…

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Perfect Match

How many years would you be willing to spend behind cold, metal bars to protect someone you love? What about in the name of justice? For Nina Frost, her love is beyond measures and she is willing to do anything to find justice for her…

Dealing with Stress

When Worrying Turns into Panic

A few days ago, I had a panic attack. For those of you who don’t know, a panic attack is a sudden rush of intense fear or discomfort, which reaches a peak within 10 minutes. My peak was not being able to breathe properly and…