Monthly Archives: April 2017

Fake News (is) on Facebook.

During the past election season (November of 2016), I would often find myself astonished  by the titles of news articles people would post on Facebook. The topics of these sensational articles varied from doomsday epics, crazy claims about Hillary Clinton, … Continue reading

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Of Blazing Saddles and Rousseau

On one of the many snowy nights this spring break, I decided to sit down with a friend and watch one of my all-time favorite movies from my childhood, Blazing Saddles. At first, the opening theme and credits took me … Continue reading

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What Would Benhabib Do?

For the past few weeks, the one thing that every undergrad at Eastman knows about is an article that was published by a fellow student about the student housing situation; if you’re are one who hasn’t read the article yet, you … Continue reading

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Trumpcare

One of the main topics of discussion with both democrats and republicans the past few years has been about “Obamacare”. A big topic for the past presidential debates, Obamacare has not been a favorite among the republicans. Although the name … Continue reading

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