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50 Shades of Dissappointment

50 Shades of Dissappointment

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The raunchy young adult novel that readers can’t get enough of has turned into a movie and has been taking the media by a storm. The Fifty Shades of Grey movie, which comes out on February 14, 2015, just released its first trailer and people have certainly been talking about it; but not all good things. Whether they are fans of the book or not, the trailer has been…

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Metro Station Reunites with Trace Cyrus, New Single and Tour

Metro Station Reunites with Trace Cyrus, New Single and Tour

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Get ready to “Shake It” again, because Trace and Mason are back in business.

Shortly after announcing that Trace had rejoined the band, Metro Station released a new single, and announced that they would be joining The Ready Set, Against the Current, and The Downtown Fiction on The Outsiders Tour this fall. This is the band’s first release with Cyrus since…

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Crystal Kay Debuts Video for ‘Dum Ditty Dumb’

Crystal Kay Debuts Video for ‘Dum Ditty Dumb’

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In preparation of her US debut, J-Pop singer Crystal Kay premiered the music video for her single “Dum Ditty Dumb” on Fuse on August 12. While her name may sound unfamiliar, anime fans may recognize her voice from the Fullmetal Alchemist end credits song, “Motherland,” or her face from the music video for Travie McCoy’s “Rough Water.”

The video combines surreal visuals…

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United Nations Urgent Meeting on Ukraine

United Nations Urgent Meeting on Ukraine

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On Thursday a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, containing 298 passengers, exploded, crashed, and burned in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine. The plane was blown out of the sky at 33,000 feet, and while believed to be a terrorist attack, has not yet been confirmed. The United States is currently analyzing the trajectory of the missile that attacked this plane using a…

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What You Should Know About Gaza

What You Should Know About Gaza

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Image from Photo source: Natalie Varghese

Image from Photo source: Natalie Varghese

The argument that Gaza is not an American concern because it does not affect the public directly can be put to bed as a New York crowd in Times Square gathers to protest the atrocities happening in Gaza this very moment.

What You Need To Know About What Is Happening in Gaza:

What Triggered this particular violence?

When Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Fraenkel, and…

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Generation Diet

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You read about it in magazines, see it on TV, and hear about it from your friends; diet has definitely been a hot topic of conversation for what seems like forever. Whether you are trying to lose weight, gain weight, or none of the above, there is no escaping from the word “diet” when it comes to the media. What use to be a simple chart in a triangular form that…

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5 Seconds of Summer Album Review

5 Seconds of Summer Album Review

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What started out as four Australian boys covering songs on YouTube, has now become one of the most sensational boy bands (although they are primarily a pop rock band) of 2014. 5 Seconds of Summer, also known as 5sos, rose to international fame after opening up for One Direction on their Take Me Home Tour. On July 22nd, 5sos released their self-titled debut…

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Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

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The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski was an emotional, relentless novel. Rutkoski gives the reader no time to recover before being buffeted with a new twist or sudden reveal in the storyline.

Her story is set in an alternate world, where one country, Herran, has been recently colonized by another, Valoria. Slavery was used to cut losses after the war and…

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The Philosophy Behind Open Course Classes

The Philosophy Behind Open Course Classes

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During the summer, I needed something to do. It wasn’t me to just sit around and watch TV shows all day and feel satisfied. While others were vacationing in Europe and touring the Eiffel tower, I was stuck at home surrounded by cornfields. It was then that I decided to increase my productivity self-esteem by signing up for a free online course. Free you might…

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New Australian HIV-killing Condoms May Become a Reality Soon

New Australian HIV-killing Condoms May Become a Reality Soon

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As we’re all (hopefully) aware, condoms do a pretty commendable job preventing STDs and an accidental baby. However, when it comes to preventing pregnancy and sexual infections, a condom pre-coated in antiviral gel that can kill up to 99.9% of HIV, genital herpes, and human papillomavirus infections sounds like a great improvement that nobody should want to pass up (and…

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