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The perks of being polyglot

Issra Said, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

Filed under All, Opinion

There are approximately 6,500 spoken languages in the world, yet only 15-20 percent of Americans consider themselves bilingual (University of Texas). Countless studies exemplify the benefits of learning another language, but Ameri...

Cultures as Costumes

Cultures as Costumes

March 12, 2017

Trigger warnings: Pro/Con

March 8, 2017

Filed under All, Opinion

Two of our writers examine the positive and negative aspects of trigger warnings.

Apps: Helpful or a Waste of Time?

Matilda Buehler, Staff writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under All, Opinion

From the minute we wake up, most of us highly depend on our phones. We use it to set our alarm, check the time, upload pictures, or tweet about the last interesting event. Nowadays a great majority of the American population relies...

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