Category Archives: Arts & Culture

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#MyZeitgeist: 2013 Student Challenge

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zeit•geist noun, often capitalized \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place From the tsunami in the Philippines to Edward…read more

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Instagram Beauty Contests Can Be Harmful to Girls

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While most photos shared through the social networking site Instagram are inoffensive snapshots of everyday life, pageants known as #beautycontest, are gaining followers and sparking…read more

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Young Actors Achieve Big at the Oscars

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Each year, the Academy Awards, better known as the “Oscars”, celebrate the best films and documentaries with categories ranging from acting, directing and screenwriting, to…read more

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What Does Lady Gaga’s Asia Tour Say About the Global Economy?

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Lady Gaga recently kicked off her “Born This Way” tour in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, and will travel to Hong Kong, Taiwan’s Taipei,…read more

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School uniforms: the debate

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It’s official — the largest school district in the U.S. has adopted school uniforms. Over a half-million elementary-school students in New York City will have…read more

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