George Zimmerman Is Not A Celebrity

George Zimmerman Is Not a Celebrity
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Today, word hit the internet that there are plans for a possible "celebrity" boxing match between George Zimmerman, who… Read More

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Today is the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade… Read More

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Dear Mid-Michigan Teen Party Promoters,  First, I'm not writing to yell at, belittle or attack you. I'm writing… Read More

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Dear Chris Christie: This must be killing you. Not the rampant criticism. I imagine you’re used to that, and based… Read More

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Nearly 12 years ago, Sage Gallon was just getting clean after a decade of smoking crack. He’s now reliving those days of substance… Read More

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I was a junior in college when Nelson Mandela was released from prison. The majority of students were deeply committed to ending apartheid, and I… Read More

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On December 17, 2013,  South Sudan erupted in violent chaos after what their Read More

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by Jenn M. Jackson

On December 30th, 1.3 million Americans saw an end to “long-term” unemployment benefits. The 113th… Read More

Why Are We So Selfie Obsessed?

Why Are We So Selfie Obsessed?

by Kristin Braswell

In the ever-evolving world of social media, one thing remains constant: individuals as the creators of their own life stories. With… Read More

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