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What Startups Can Learn from Hathaway and Di Nero’s ‘The Intern’

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I recently went to the movies to see the new comedy The Intern starring Robert Di Nero and Anne Hathaway. The movie centered on Jules’s (Hathaway) online fashion startup company implementing an outreach… Continue reading

Lady Gaga’s ‘Til It Happens to You’ Calls for Awareness of Sexual Assault on Campus

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Lady Gaga is calling for awareness about campus sexual assault in her latest music video for the song ‘Til It Happens to You.’ The ballad was written for the 2015 documentary The Hunting Ground, directed by… Continue reading

Viola Davis Makes History as First Black Woman to Win Lead Actress Emmy

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History was made on September 20th during the 67th annual Emmy Awards when Viola Davis became the first black woman to take home the Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy. Davis was awarded this Emmy… Continue reading

5 Netflix Shows to Binge-Watch this Fall

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You could say I have a small Netflix addiction. And as the days get shorter during the fall, I find myself turning to Netflix after a long day of work even more so… Continue reading

Saudi Women Register to Vote: But Will There Be Progression Civilly?

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As of 2015, Saudi women have finally won the right to vote and run in municipal elections. Voter registration began this August and goes through mid-September. This has been in the works since… Continue reading

ReThink Software: 15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Creates App to End Cyber-Bullying

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Tech entrepreneur Trisha Prabhu is already changing the world. The 15-year-old innovator is the creator of a scientifically proven and award-winning app called ReThink, an app geared towards stopping cyber-bullying. In 2013, after… Continue reading

End-of-Summer Goals: Relax, Rejuvenate, and Refocus

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As Labor Day waves the End-of-Summer flag, we are forced to admit that lazy days at the beach will soon be replaced with autumn’s crisp breeze. Granted, as beautiful as autumn is, I… Continue reading

The Era of Self-Publishing

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Technology has opened doors for entrepreneurs, media, and publishing. The world is teeming with ways for people to connect ideas, market their products, and build their own online empires. Empires that can manifest… Continue reading

Opinion Writer Slams Sorority Recruitment Video and Calls for Messages of Female Empowerment

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Hollywood tends to portray sororities and fraternities with a crazy-wild-party lifestyle. Frat parties, hazing, keg stands, and more—typically a “white America” fantasy college world. The stereotypical jerk frat boy, the bimbo blonde (though… Continue reading

Humans of New York Visits Pakistan and Changes the World

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Brandon Stanton began his journey to create the famous blog Humans of New York in July 2010 after losing his job as a bond trader. In Stanton’s first book of photography, compiling three… Continue reading