Earth Day

Olivia Collins As many may know, April 26th was Earth Day; a national day celebrating the natural resources and places this world has to offer.  During this day, many organizations posted on instagram advocating for change.In the past couple of weeks however, awareness has died down from Earth day to the next celebrity gossip or […]

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Body Language

By: Ananya Gupta When talking about the expression of emotion, it is fascinating that a significant portion of body language and gestures is universal around the world. A smile is a smile depicting happiness, no matter where you are in the world. However, there are some differences amongst some expressions and gestures that might seem […]

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Veteran’s Interview

Name of Army Member: Ray Cole Services Branch : Army Segment 1: Jogging Memory of the Army Were you drafted or did you enlist? I was drafted into the army. Where were you living at that time? I was living close to the school. Segment 2: Experience in War Which wars did you serve in […]

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Why Feminism?

By Jodi Lamborn Look up “What is feminism?” on Google. You’ll probably come across the dictionary definition of the word “feminism” accompanied by the correct pronunciation, a classification, a list of synonyms along with a sentence incorporating the word. Then, you click the “Show More” button and you’ll find the origin of the word- in […]

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Come to the Widener University Women’s Engineer Camp!

The Philadelphia Section of the Society of Women Engineers and Widener University are co-sponsoring a one-day Engineering Camp for girls in grades 9 – 12. The camp, to be held Saturday, February 3, 2018, on Widener University’s Chester campus, will bring girls who have an interest and/or ability in science/math/technology together with practicing women engineers and […]

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The Hidden War on Sand

Sand. To some, it’s the annoying material that gets in your shoe and stays there for weeks after going to a beach. For others, it’s something that they’ll give their lives for. According to the United Nations Environment Program, 47-59 billion tons of sand and gravel are extracted from beaches every year. The UNEP also […]

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Will there be Catalonian Independence?

By Humaam Said Catalonia, home for 7.5 million people, voted to declare independence from Spain again this October. In a vote 70 to 10, the Catalan parliament voted in favor of independence. Since, Spain has ruled Catalonia’s decision illegal, causing protests to break out in both Spain and Catalonia. One of the many reasons Catalonian […]

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Social Media around the World

With all the Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram raiding our lives, one must wonder… which of these platforms is the most popular?  At first, the answer that we would probably all turn to is Twitter, given how in the last year or so, many people have turned to the platform to express their thoughts, ideas, and […]

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US Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

By: Caroline Amen October 12th, 2017 PUERTO RICO- a U.S. territory of 3.4 million people- struggled through a 4th week with virtually no electricity, patchy communications, and shortages of fuel, clean water and other essentials in the wake of Hurricane Maria: the most powerful storm to hit the island in nearly 90 years. The storm […]

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2016 Debates

The tone of this election has been overwhelmingly negative. The mudslinging continues to shock audiences as they watch the debates and speeches. Many viewers find Trump’s words crude and offensive. Following the release of audio where Trump brags about sexually assaulting women, many Republic politicians even pulled their endorsements. Clinton, on the other hand, has […]

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