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The midterms give us hope for a more progressive future

After a long two years, the time finally came to review President Trump’s performance in the best way possible: the midterms. This year’s elections were even more important than usual in ensuring America’s future due to the recently established conservative majority in the Supreme Court. If nothing changed, the Republicans would have zero checks and […]

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Driverless cars: a reckless mistake or the future of transport?

In 2016, there were over 37,000 deaths caused by car crashes in the United States, with over 90 per cent of those being caused by simple human error. Driverless vehicles have been pitched as a possible solution to this issue and of the future of transportation in general. Recently, a US based transport company, Transdev, […]

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#HimToo tries to invalidate sexual assault victims’ experiences

Content Warning: Mentions Sexual Assault. The recent controversy surrounding Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination and confirmation to the United States Supreme Court saw the rise of a new movement, #HimToo. The #HimToo movement, intended as a counter to the popular #MeToo movement, consisted of many conservatives stating their concern about whether they or their loved ones […]

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Is your nose the reason why you got that cold?

Everyone has been to those lectures which seem to consist more of coughing than learning. The loud start of cold season during autumn is no surprise, but is there a way to know how severe a cold is going to be? There are many old wives’ tales that claim a correlation between cold severity and common […]

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Getting lobsters high before death may be more humane

Lobster tanks are not known for being the most comfortable place for lobsters. In fact, studies have shown that most crustaceans, including lobsters, experience stress and pain that can be exacerbated by poor tank conditions. Charlotte Gill, the owner of Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Maine, is attempting to make the industry more humane by […]