OPINION: The multi-dimensional facade of the “pop-up experience”

You may have seen the photos. Positively blissful young people frolic through fields of giant daisies, pose next to enormous gummy bears, and fling handfuls of colorful sprinkles into the air against the backdrop of glossy pink tiles made to emulate the “sprinkle pool” of some childhood dream. These scenes

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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: Every Titanic has its iceberg: Trump will regret removing Sessions

A gigantic ship, christened with so much promise, is on its maiden voyage. It’s billed as unsinkable, so much so that it’s almost blasphemous to even suggest this ship could sink, so much so that no one’s bothered to check if there are enough lifeboats. But every Titanic has its

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OPINION: CNN’s Jim Acosta suffers the negligence of a post-truth politician

In an ironic turn, President Donald Trump barred CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta on account of supreme insolence. Silly though it may be, the danger of a disconnected post-truth politics, where emotional appeals supersede facts and reason, is that a free society cannot long survive untruth and rampant distrust.

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OPINION: Promoting body positivity to prevent drunkorexic behaviors

CW: Mentions of eating disorders In a limited online survey of 39 students conducted at the 5Cs, we posed the question “What makes you healthy?” The results showed that most students believe regular exercising, a normal sleep schedule, socializing, and eating nutritious foods — living a “balanced” lifestyle — make

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OPINION: Focus on the facts, not the fear

The U.S. military has 2,000 troops stationed in Syria and 5,200 stationed in Iraq, according to recent estimates. In Afghanistan, the United States has another 14,000 troops deployed. Just days before the midterm election, a deployment of an additional 5,200 troops arrived at the Mexico border to prepare for the

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OPINION: After Jamal Khashoggi’s death, justice is unclear

The cozied relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States will lapse after the murder of Saudi Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. But, business will continue despite the Middle Eastern country’s soured reputation. President Donald Trump’s administration is at a loss. This was evident in Trump’s initial approach — old

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