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Sunday, January 20, 2019

The 2018 Midterm Elections: A Conversation with Carlos Tobon

On October 24, 2018, with elections right around the corner, I talked midterms with State Representative Carlos Tobon. The first election we discussed was the Pawtucket at-large city council race. In the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island,...

Do Yourself a Favor Next Time and Do Not Hit “Post”

It's not a secret, we all know that our generation relies heavily on social media for almost all aspects of our lives. Apps and websites like Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook account for a...

Social Media is Ruining Our Social Skills

By Emily Halpern Is social media even social? When you think about it, it couldn’t be more antisocial. Time spent curled up behind a smartphone, not talking to anyone, while scrolling and posting our way...

Dear Future Intern

Throughout the summer, I interned at WGBH in Boston – a wide-ranging company most known for their radio station and shows like Arthur and Curious George. My internship was in the education department, preparing...

Is Gary Johnson actually important?

Far below the hustle and bustle of the media’s coverage of Hillary’s next email leak or The Donald’s next vulgar comment about women, there is another candidate who has been drowned out; who has...

Mr. Obama, You Have One More Prisoner to Free

Over the last year or so, President Obama has slowly been commuting the sentences of a number of non-violent criminals and drug offenders. Even if you find yourself criticizing President Obama more than you...

Why You Shouldn’t Have a 4.0 GPA

I'm going to be honest: I'm not impressed by your 4.0 GPA. A 4.0 is not something that should be easy to obtain. A 4.0 is a goal that we often come up short...

Seedling of Homogenous Hope: How The World Community Can Come Together

Over the course of the past year, I have researched and visited many universities as my oldest daughter has conductd her college search and application process. I’ve learned a great deal about the different...

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