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  • International vacation spots should have international support in times of disaster

    The “Friendly Island” of Saint Martin and its neighboring company are in for a not-so-friendly time after the region surrounding the Caribbean was battered by Hurricane Irma, a category four storm and one of the strongest of its kind...

    Forum | September 18, 2017
  • Taylor Swift’s new Reputation compromises integrity

    What’s that? Taylor’s back? Watch out, because it looks like she’s on the war path — except it’s less like war, more like whine, and a whole lot like that teenage scene phase we all had in seventh grade (except that she’s 27).

    Forum | September 11, 2017
  • Overcoming shyness is a vital life skill

    Being shy is cute when you are still five years old and people are pinching your cheeks and giggling with glee while watching your face flush as you tuck yourself behind your mother’s dress. But when you’re all grown up and off to college? Not so much.

    Forum | February 27, 2017
  • Politicians must accept climate change or suffer consequences

    I would love to visit the beautiful glacial figures nestled in the mountains of Montana’s Glacier National Park someday — that is, someday very soon. I crossed one of the glaciers before I was born, when my adventurous mother went on a hiking expedition to Montana when she was pregnant with me. The picture of my mother crossing a long lick of ice may be “my” only picture in the vicinity of these w...

    Forum | November 21, 2016
  • NFL overlooks concussion risks

    This past season, 271 football-related concussions were recorded by the National Football League (NFL), one of the highest numbers documented in the past several years. Helmet-to-helmet contact accounts for about one-third of these mild traumatic brain injuries. While more and more people become aware of the severi...

    Forum | November 14, 2016

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