OPINION: Those crystals aren’t magic, and they won’t heal you

Stop buying “magic” rocks and crystals to try and heal your problems. It’s not worth the money.

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OPINION: Why you should stop worshipping God and start worshipping Amazon

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines prayer as “an address (such as a petition) to God or a god in word or thought.” God is defined as “a being or object believed to have more than natural attributes and powers and to require human worship.” They’re both fairly loose definitions that

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OPINION: ‘Overheard’ memes are divisive and harmful

“Overheard at PZ: Person A: ‘So dude what are you taking this semester?’ Person B: ‘You mean classes or drugs?’” The conversation above is an example of a common post that appears in the Facebook group “Meme Queens of the 5Cs,” which has more than 6,200 members. These members are

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OPINION: J.K. Rowling should stop adapting Harry Potter to fit her agenda

Over the past few weeks, Twitter has been abuzz with a series of tweets mocking author J.K. Rowling’s habit of revealing unusual “facts” about the Harry Potter world long after the last book in the series was published in 2007. The tweets are funny, and usually include bizarre false revelations

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OPINION: Be careful with how you criticize Ivanka Trump’s emails

On Nov. 19, journalists at the Washington Post reported that Ivanka Trump (daughter and close advisor of President Donald Trump) had used a personal email account to send several hundred government-related emails. Anyone who followed the 2016 presidential election can see the irony here. Ivanka Trump, arguably one of the

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OPINION: It’s time to stop saying ‘politically correct’

Political correctness is destroying this country — but not in the way you think. It isn’t the principles of political correctness that are impeding dialogue and change, but the name itself. “Political correctness,” as a term, implies division. It assigns common courtesy and politeness a spot on the political spectrum.

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OPINION: Thoughts and prayers are lovely, but if you’re truly devout, you need to take action

I spent 12 years in a Catholic education system. I’m no longer religious, but the close connections I maintain with people still in the church and the duration I spent as a devout member of it qualify me to make the following statement. If there is indeed a God, then

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OPINION: Apple’s Memoji is dangerous, but wouldn’t be a problem if they had a more diverse workforce

There’s a cartoon version of you on your phone screen. It smiles, says hello, and invites your friend to a party. It’s cute, and on the surface, it seems innocent — playful even. It’s called a Memoji, and it’s been available to some iPhone users since Sept. 17. On the

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