Millennial Teeth: Why oral hygiene on college campuses is hard to chew

Millennial Teeth: Why oral hygiene on college campuses is hard to chew

When’s the last time you went to the dentist? According to a recent Tangent survey, the answer might be too long ago. It’s an issue that goes beyond just our campus–between lack of insurance and living too far from home,...
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How misdiagnosis in women’s health is “doing harm” to us all

How misdiagnosis in women’s health is “doing harm” to us all

Between routine misdiagnosis and the long history of excluding women’s bodies and symptoms in medical practice, women in the United States may be subject to subpar care when stepping foot into their doctor’s office or the emergency room. In her...
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Looking down the barrel of a loaded gun: mass shootings and gun control in the U.S.

Looking down the barrel of a loaded gun: mass shootings and gun control in the U.S.

Led by passionate student survivors of the Feb. 14 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MDS) mass shooting that left 17 dead and many injured, many across the U.S. have mobilized to implement gun control legislation. 346 people died in mass...
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The complicated reasons why millennials aren’t buying homes – and where students fit in

The complicated reasons why millennials aren’t buying homes – and where students fit in

Reports of how millennials are “killing real estate,” along with diamonds, chain restaurants and cable television, are everywhere. According to Australian real estate mogul Tim Gurner in a May 2017 interview with 60 Minutes, young people are more intereste...
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NBA trade deadline: Cleveland reconstructs roster, buyout market quiets deadline deals

NBA trade deadline: Cleveland reconstructs roster, buyout market quiets deadline deals

The Cleveland Cavaliers dictated the National Basketball Association (NBA) trade deadline, sending away six players, including Isaiah Thomas, for four. Cleveland’s aggressive roster reconstruction was juxtaposed by 29 other teams apparently lulled into inact...
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Eagles defeat Patriots in exciting Super Bowl, Timberlake performs controversially

Eagles defeat Patriots in exciting Super Bowl, Timberlake performs controversially

In one of the most competitive Super Bowls in recent National Football League (NFL) history, the Philadelphia Eagles, led by their backup quarterback, beat the dynastic New England Patriots for their first Super Bowl win in franchise history. Other than...
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Importing of trophy elephant tusks may soon be legal

Importing of trophy elephant tusks may soon be legal

“Selling a threatened animal’s life to raise money for ‘conservation’ is like selling a child on the black market to raise money to fight child molestation,” the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) concluded in a statement against...
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Republican tax plan passes through the House, Senate Panel: how might it affect you?

Republican tax plan passes through the House, Senate Panel: how might it affect you?

Without holding one hearing to discuss the over 400-page legislature, the Republican tax plan—the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—was passed through the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) and the House of Representatives. The bill passed through the House with a vote...
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2017 Trans Day of Rememberance mourns deadliest year on record for transgender Americans

2017 Trans Day of Rememberance mourns deadliest year on record for transgender Americans

For nearly 20 years, Nov. 20 has marked the Transgender Day of Remembrance. What began as a way to memorialize the death of transwoman Rita Hester, who was murdered in 1998, has grown into a national movement to shine a...
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Pentagon pays for service members’ gender transition surgery

Pentagon pays for service members’ gender transition surgery

In a shocking turn of events, the Pentagon approved and paid for the gender transition surgery for a transgender active-duty service member—a move that comes just four months after Donald Trump announced a ban on transgender people serving in the...
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