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Upvoters

March 5, 2020

Social media platforms, more specifically social media humor, has proved itself to be the ideal marketplace for advertisements and campaigns. Major political candidates have found substantial success ...

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Every vote counts (Virginia State Delegate Danica Roem Interview)

March 2, 2020

Since the advent of the voting system we know today, there has been a consistent problem in the form of people abstaining from voting. In both primary and general elections for all roles, thousands, even ...

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Natural disaster devastation

March 2, 2020

On February 4, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck the coast of Puerto Rico. The island of Puerto Rico has been experiencing hits by a series of earthquakes and aftershocks since late December...

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Caffeine addiction at its finest

March 2, 2020

Teenagers are forced to wake up in the earliest hours of the morning and trudge to school where they work for hours on end. On top of that, school is constantly shoved down their throats as the only meani...

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Viral memes go cha-ching

February 27, 2020

In an age where media is everywhere, all exposure is good exposure. One of the most lucrative forms of digital engagement is social media. Though the boom in direct advertising on popular social media platfor...

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Dear Kobe

February 21, 2020

On Sunday, January 26, NBA superstar Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Alongside him was his daughter, Gianna. They were on their way to Gigi’s basketball practice...

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Halftime show 2020

February 19, 2020

From the University of Arizona and Grambling State marching bands in 1967, to Boyz II Men and Katy Perry, the Super Bowl halftime show is always expanding the entertainment. However, this year, many critic...

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Coronavirus-related xenophobia

February 19, 2020

The coronavirus emerged in December from a live-food market in Wuhan, China. According to National Geographic, the number of confirmed cases has risen to more than 60,000 with a continuously rising death toll of 1,500. The coronavirus has...

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Coronavirus epidemic

February 19, 2020

On January 30th of 2020, a man in the state of Washington was reported to have symptoms after recently traveling to Wuhan, China. The virus, COVID-19 was first discovered in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. A...

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The Past Two Weeks

February 19, 2020

On June 26, 2019, the Democratic race for the 2020 nomination officially began with the First Debate, hosted by NBC News at the Arsht Center in Miami. Now, seven months and nineteen days later, the ra...

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The truth about keto

February 10, 2020

The ketogenic diet, more commonly known as the keto diet, is becoming very popular among people trying to lose weight. The diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet that drastically reduces carbohydrate intake and...

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SAT score submissions becoming optional

February 9, 2020

 Juniors and some seniors stress about getting a good score on a big test known as the SAT. This worldwide test has been going on for many years now. Finally, schools are starting to make it optional to...

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