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TENTINDO: Overhaul the internship

TENTINDO: Overhaul the internship

Summertime is about relaxing by the beach, seeing old friends and getting the perfect Instagram. Or is it about getting the perfect internship, subletting an apartment and meeting new coworkers? Increasingly, summertime is no longer a break from education, but rather a time to pack with as many resume-boosters as possible. The summer internship trend is reaching an apex right […]

By Will Tentindo· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion
BURSTEIN: Marriage, not the end of our happiness

BURSTEIN: Marriage, not the end of our happiness

I have a very distinct memory of walking the streets of New York City with my uncle when I was 10 or 11 years old. We were passing Central Park after leaving the zoo, and I noticed a bride and groom taking pictures in the distance. Instead of giddily laughing at the prospect of true love as I did, my […]

By Sarah Burstein· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion, Uncategorized
WILSHERE: A connection beyond cellular

WILSHERE: A connection beyond cellular

Space may be hailed as the final frontier, but every day millennials venture into unchartered territory. As we use our phones, our laptops, our watch-phones and sometimes our shoe phones, we are journeying into the great unknown, often unaware of the effect technology has on our relationships. There is a new set of unwritten rules, it seems, that come with […]

By Meredith Wilshere· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion
NADEL: Lessons learned abroad

NADEL: Lessons learned abroad

When I first arrived in Ecuador, I felt like I was on another planet. Culture shock is a real thing — and wow, was I uncomfortable with it. Four months later, I still feel like I’m on another planet, but a much better, slightly less uncomfortable one. I’m prepared for how cliché I’m about to seem, but I feel that […]

By Olivia Nadel· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion
GAMADES: Ted Cruz and John Kasich alliance futile

GAMADES: Ted Cruz and John Kasich alliance futile

Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced last Sunday that they would team up to stop Donald Trump, adopting a last-ditch philosophy that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.” Well, kind of. The two candidates’ main purpose in joining forces was to divvy up three of the remaining states where they might have a shot at […]

By Lucy Gamades· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion
GANS: Fish Down Under finds community through religion

GANS: Fish Down Under finds community through religion

My relationship with religion is a strange one. I go through phases when, like most millennials, religion takes a backseat in my life, and traditional religious observance is nothing more than a mere childhood memory. But I also go through phases — often when I find myself away from home on a Jewish holiday — when I realize that Judaism […]

By Felicia Gans· · 1 comment · Columns, Opinion
TENTINDO: Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” lyrics do not excuse online “Rachel” hate

TENTINDO: Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” lyrics do not excuse online “Rachel” hate

Beyoncé premiered her new album, “Lemonade,” Saturday through HBO in an hour-long visual album format and made it available exclusively on Tidal, the streaming service she owns shares in, until Monday morning. “Lemonade” quickly captured the attention of the world. In “Lemonade,” Beyoncé alludes to a possible affair between her husband, rapper Jay Z, and another woman, whom Beyoncé refers […]

By Will Tentindo· · 1 comment · Columns, Opinion
RENNER: Despite opposition, UN Paris Agreement step forward in fighting climate change

RENNER: Despite opposition, UN Paris Agreement step forward in fighting climate change

On Earth Day Friday, 175 world leaders and United Nations Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio met up in New York to do some good for our planet. They gathered to sign the Paris Agreement, a 32-page contract that calls for all nations to mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions, The Guardian reported. This lofty yet unspecific goal becomes a precise yet […]

By Elise Renner· · 1 comment · Columns, Opinion
YANK-JACOBS: President Barack Obama visits Saudi Arabia, must still improve relations with country

YANK-JACOBS: President Barack Obama visits Saudi Arabia, must still improve relations with country

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest holder of known oil reserves, first formed a relationship with the United States in 1933, when an oil concession formed between Standard Oil Company of California (now Chevron) and the Saudi government created the Arabian American Oil Company. An important meeting between U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Saudi King Abdul Aziz ibn-Saud in 1945 further […]

By Kobe Yank-Jacobs· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion
EDITORIAL: Rise in U.S. suicide rates caused by more than just medical factors

EDITORIAL: Rise in U.S. suicide rates caused by more than just medical factors

Suicide rates in the United States have increased by 24 percent after a steady decline in the 1990s, according to an April analysis run by the National Center for Health Statistics. The rate has specifically risen from 10.5 people out of 100,000 people in 1999 to 13 people out of 100,000 people in 2014. The suicide rate for girls aged […]

By Editors· · 0 comments · Columns, Opinion