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Year: 2019

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What is Wellness?

Although there’s always been a market for self improvement, the concept of wellness has been ever present over the last few years. From our beauty products to our commercials to events in our towns and at our schools, the trend has spread like wildfire.

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Chicago Blows Saint Patrick’s Day out of the Water

The windy city of Chicago blows Saint Patrick’s Day out of the water. Between the dyeing of the Chicago river and the Irish parades, no one does Saint Patrick’s Day quite like good ol’ Illinois.

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Weekly Newsletter #11: What the Luck!?

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

We began this week stepping up on climate change by taking a closer look at the history of one of humanity’s most pressing issues. Then, we tuned-in for a special interview with The Carousers, took a slice out of Pi Day, and bugged out over photography.

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Bugging Out Over Photography

One of our recent guest content features, Nimrah, was sweet enough to offer me the opportunity to feature an article about my love for photography on her blog.

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Get a Slice of This: Pi Day

Ah, pi (Π, π). The delicious 16th-letter of the Greek alphabet and the infamous, endless, irrational mathematical constant – also known as the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, 3.14159.

Mar 14th is the annual observance of the 4000-year old constant, as the date “3/14” are the first three digits of pi, “3.14”. That leaves us with just one question that, unlike the question “how many digits are in pi?” actually has an answer: how does one celebrate Pi Day?

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What in the World Wednesdays #11: DREAMers, Brexits, Boeings, and Anti-Semitism

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives introduced a bill to allow DREAMers and other undocumented immigrants who are temporarily protected to apply for citizenship.

Meanwhile, New Jersey legislators announced a bill to legalize recreational cannabis; The UK Parliament voted against the Prime Minister’s proposed Brexit deal again on Tuesday and announced their plan to leave the EU without a deal today; another Boeing 737 crashed, killing all of its passengers; a federal investigation of a nationwide college-entrance scam is underway; anti-semitism runs rampant among students at Newport Harbor High School; and the World Wide Web celebrated its 30th birthday this week.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #10: Carousing with The Carousers

The Carousers are the New Jersey-based punk trio that draw inspiration for their music from the likes of Green Day, Weezer, and Gaslight Anthem.

Recently, the bassist for The Carousers, Cassidy Crosby, and I spoke over the phone to discuss how the band got started, their experiences performing, as well as their upcoming work.

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