Daughters for Life program ends due to lack of funding

Daughters for Life program ends due to lack of funding

For the first time since the start of the three-year pilot program in 2014, there are no Daughters for Life in the incoming cohort of 2018. Since 2010, the Daughters for Life Foundation, based in Toronto, Canada, has helped more...
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Facebook messed with your private data and nothing will happen: the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Facebook messed with your private data and nothing will happen: the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Less than a year after 147.9 million American consumers’ personal data was exposed in the massive Equifax data breach, Facebook and Cambridge Analytica teamed up to continue the trend. The private, personal information of 87 million Facebook users was breach...
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When the movement is bigger than your #hashtags: a letter to Wendy’s

When the movement is bigger than your #hashtags: a letter to Wendy’s

Dear Wendy’s and Heidi Schauer, This past spring break, instead of going to some tropical paradise to sip on virgin piña coladas, I fasted for five days alongside 80 other farmworkers and allies. We woke up at 6 a.m. every...
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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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