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Bye-bye daylight savings time

Daylight savings needs to simply go away. What good does it do for us anyway? It actually does more harm than good to us by messing with our circadian rhythm, which harms our mental, physical and behavioral health.    On March 15, 2022, the U.S. Senate passed legislation to make daylight saving time permanent starting […]

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Change your major as much as you need

Did you know that about 80% of students in the U.S. end up switching their major at least once? It amazes me to see how much pressure we put on ourselves to know at the age of 18 what we want to do with the rest of our lives. Sometimes I don’t even know what […]

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Americans need to learn more languages

I have many bilingual friends, but most of them are either International students, or are in my family. Almost all of my American friends speak only English and I always wondered why? When I was 12 years old, I went to Poland to visit my family and we went to tour the infamous Wieliczka (VIL-lee-cha-KA) […]

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Best Galentine’s Day Movies to Enjoy With The Girls

When we think of Valentine’s day we usually visualize romantic dinner dates with their significant other, maybe cuddling up on a couch watching a rom-com or buying flowers and chocolate covered strawberries for one another, but what about those who don’t have a significant other? What if you want to just have a girls night, […]

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Kyle Rittenhouse trial provides no justice

On Nov. 19, justice was not served. Kyle Rittenhouse, 17 years old at the time, shot and killed two people and injured another after traveling from his home in Antioch, Illinois to Kenosha, Wisconsin on Aug. 25. This was when protests against police brutality were occurring and there was much civil unrest. In the trial, […]

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Daylight saving time is unnecessary in today’s world

We fell back for Daylight Saving Time (DST) on November 7 and with that, went my motivation. The combination of cold weather and the sunset at 5 p.m. leaves me in a state of constant tiredness that I can’t seem to escape.  DST was enacted in the U.S. in 1918 to save energy. The goal […]

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