Editorial

EDITORIAL: In therapy, texting may bridge gap between doctors and patients

EDITORIAL: In therapy, texting may bridge gap between doctors and patients

We often see a trend in doctor-patient relationships in the United States. Most of us are told not to hesitate to reach out should we have an issue with a medication or treatment plan, while doctors spend days on call waiting for reports of emergency or questions from their patients. For some, primary care physicians are confidants. But many of […]

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EDITORIAL: Adele draws us in, even without social media

EDITORIAL: Adele draws us in, even without social media

You’ve likely been living under a large, secluded rock if you haven’t heard at least one chart-topping song from Adele’s new album, “25,” which fans have been waiting years for her to release. If we thought this woman was a pop superstar before, we may even be able to rank her among the divas now. But The New York Times […]

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EDITORIAL: Anna Duggar speaks out but remains stuck

EDITORIAL: Anna Duggar speaks out but remains stuck

The lives of some of the most “wholesome” men and women on television were shattered by the news of Josh Duggar’s sexual abuse scandal throughout 2015. We have seen countless news programs and publications devote mountains of content to the Duggar family, even after TLC cancelled their viewer-pulling TV show, “19 Kids and Counting,” in July. But for the first […]

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EDITORIAL: Camaraderie in Boy Scouts should not permit gender discrimination

EDITORIAL: Camaraderie in Boy Scouts should not permit gender discrimination

A group of 10 to 13-year-old girls in the “liberal-minded community” of Santa Rosa, California, told Boy Scouts of America leaders this month that they “want in.” The girls, who call themselves the Unicorns, have said that they want to participate in programs like the Boy Scouts do, rather than selling cookies.  “None of them want to be boys — […]

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EDITORIAL: McCafé in historic Chinese building cheapens rich history

EDITORIAL: McCafé in historic Chinese building cheapens rich history

Chinese residents are furious after a McCafé franchise opened inside a historic 84-year-old villa located in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. The building briefly housed Chiang Ching-kuo, former Taiwanese president and son of former Chinese Nationalist Party leader Chiang Kai-shek. In the building’s long history, Ching-kuo stayed in the villa for a month during the Chinese Civil War before the […]

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EDITORIAL: Entertainment industry must feature women of color

EDITORIAL: Entertainment industry must feature women of color

Every year, The Hollywood Reporter gathers several Oscar frontrunners to take part in an actress roundtable discussion. This year, however, no women of color were mentioned in the pre-nomination conversation. The roundtable participants included: Cate Blanchett, Jane Fonda, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lawrence, Helen Mirren, Carey Mulligan, Charlotte Ramping and Kate Winslet. All white women. “The awful truth is that there […]

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EDITORIAL: Charlie Sheen’s HIV confession appears fishy

EDITORIAL: Charlie Sheen’s HIV confession appears fishy

Charlie Sheen revealed on the “Today” show Tuesday that he is HIV positive and has paid people more than $10 million to keep it a secret from the public. In an open letter posted on the “Today” show’s website, Sheen wrote that in response to his diagnosis, he took a “temporary yet abysmal descent into profound substance abuse and fathomless […]

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EDITORIAL: Glamour’s heroes come in many forms

EDITORIAL: Glamour’s heroes come in many forms

Glamour magazine posthumously honored New York Police Department Officer Moira Smith in 2001 as “Woman of the Year” after she died saving others in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center. This award was also presented to Caitlyn Jenner in 2015 for her work as a transgender activist. But Moira’s husband, James Smith, who is also a […]

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EDITORIAL: In grieving for Paris, we have brought Beirut to light

EDITORIAL: In grieving for Paris, we have brought Beirut to light

Paris remains in a state of emergency today after attacks Friday night by the group known as the Islamic State. Schools and museums will reopen on Monday, according to The New York Times. The death toll is now 132, and there is a comprehensive manhunt for the eighth attacker after seven were killed in suicide bombings and shootouts with the […]

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EDITORIAL: Bloomingdale’s ad fails in attempt to be provocative

EDITORIAL: Bloomingdale’s ad fails in attempt to be provocative

A new Bloomingdales ad in their holiday catalog featured a photo of a woman laughing and a man looking at her from a distance. The type between them said “spike your best friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking.”  This sparked a great deal of backlash on Twitter, where people accused the company of promoting date rape. Obviously, Bloomingdales isn’t the […]

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