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Astrology: The Secret Code of Ether
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Have you ever thought that your life is controlled by some kind of external effect?   Astrology reflects to us the effect of the events above the planet-earth.  It can influence our thoughts, acts, decisions, feelings, and... (more »)
Escapism: Our Unwitting Superpower
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As humans, we possess a constant thirst for tangible objects and aspects of our lives that we don’t already possess. Many of us dream of lighter workloads, perfect grades, unlimited french fries, however the moment we realize that some... (more »)
Coffee Culture & Tea Talk
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It seems like humanity’s never-ending necessity for a daily cup of coffee has risen to a new high, while at the same time, Sencha Tea Bar, which Lindsay Kaback ‘19 describes as “a life changing selection of tea,” is everyone’s new... (more »)
Italy vs USA This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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In the weeks I’ve been back from Rome and Umbria, in central Italy, I’ve limited my pasta to just pad thai, and I haven’t eaten a single piece of pizza. There is a method to this madness, and it’s not a health kick; it’s that once I... (more »)
The City That Never Sleeps
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Everytime I go to New York it feels like I am meant to be there. Like New York is calling my name, and cries whenever I leave. New York has everything I could ever need and want. This magical city has amazing stores, food, and most importantly... (more »)
One Happy Island
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Fifteen miles off the coast of Venezuela is an island six miles wide and twenty miles long. This small piece of paradise is most commonly known as, Aruba! Entitled "One Happy Island," Aruba is a popular destination to many vacationers, welcoming... (more »)
8 Lies About Homeschooling, Refuted
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“Where did you go to school?” “I’m homeschooled.” Cue the second look that says: “What? You don’t look like a homeschooler!” That is the reaction I get whenever this conversation takes place with someone I have just met. It... (more »)
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Mesoamerica is full of light and life and history. The people are vibrant and that comes across in their music, art, food, and all around excitement for life. As an international studies major, I have made it my priority to notice the... (more »)
Forever Alone February Fever
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Valentine’s Day is the most romantic, love-filled day of the year. Unfortunately, not everyone has a perfect partner to celebrate the day with. Because of this, teens, and even adults, get infected with Forever Alone February Fever.... (more »)
Meat & Cheese
By , Donora, PA
The sizzle of meat. The freshly cut cheese. The crunch of the shell. If you’re hungry, you might be thinking of a nice taco. Invented in 1496 by a Spanish explorer, the taco has been around for years, and for good reason! One of... (more »)
This Is Not a Goodbye, Nur Ein Bis Später
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In the summer of 2015, I ventured away from home for a month and stepped foot in Europe for the very first time.  I, along with other students learning German in my school, participated in the German American Partnership Program (GAPP)—an... (more »)
My Travels
By , Philadelphia, PA
TWell, if you really knew me you would know I am all about crossing things off of my bucket list.  Last summer I was given the chance to fly out to Clayton, CA to live with my aunt for two months and I must say you really can get a lot... (more »)
A Hike to Happiness
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As I laid on the dusty mattress in the private hotel I couldn’t get rid of a miserable headache. I looked around me not understanding how anybody could deal with such pain. I knew it wasn’t from stress or fatigue because my family and I were... (more »)
By , Philadelphia, PA
Now, I have been to Memphis, TN so many times. But there’s one thing I’ll never get used to and that’s how long it takes to get there. 19 hours straight through in the car and that’s without traffic. Imagine sitting in... (more »)
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Over Spring Break I had the opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic. My Dad and Mom sat down together and looked on the internet and found this really cool all inclusive resort called Barcelo. My family doesn't really go on trips... (more »)
Northern Nest
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The North Nest There was five people in my family just one year ago, although not together, we were a family. There is my mom Diane, my dad Terry, my sister Mikaela, my brother Cole, and me Seth. My birth parents are divorced, this made trips... (more »)
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