Where the Wild Things Are

“Inside all of us is hope, fear, and adventure. Inside all of us is a wild thing.” –Where the Wild Things Are In every basic high school science course, the concept of evolution is often debated. A couple centuries ago, a scientist named Charles Darwin came up with a theory that seemed to explain the […]

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Microaggressions vs. Millennials

“This is not — I repeat, not — the way change should come about. Change comes from listening, learning, caring, and conversation.” –President Wolfe; University of Missouri Growing up, I was always taught to never let negatively spoken words affect the way I saw the people around me, myself, and the world in general. The […]

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It’s Time to Take Back Spring

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder Listen up, Germies! It’s that time of year again. It’s time to shed our winter coats, thaw our frozen fingers, and declare that spring has officially sprung. Whether you’re enjoying a tropical spring in Hawaii, a scorching spring in Texas, […]

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Welcome to Serial: The Podcast for a New Age for World Issues and Your New Guilty Pleasure

Everyone loves a good mystery. There’s something indescribably satisfying about uncovering the truth that will put all of the questions that haunt you to rest. After enduring the twists and turns of any mystery novel or film, it’s comforting when everything becomes right with the world once more and you can finally breathe a sigh […]

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The Big Cat Initiative

Have you ever considered what the world would be like without cats? As a dog lover, this idea often seems very appealing to me; however, I know that not everyone shares this opinion. In fact, if I set aside my bias opinion of cats and become completely honest with myself, I come to find that […]

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Grease Live Is the Word

At the end of January, Fox Network aired their television special of Grease: Live. I’m not going to lie; I was very skeptical about this production. In the past, NBC has aired live productions of other classic plays and films (like The Sound of Music and Peter Pan) that I found utterly lacking in comparison to […]

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“I Love You So Much”

“You have within you more love than you could ever understand.” –Rumi When I was pondering the direction I should take my article this week, my mind was flooded with a million different thoughts. What should I say about body image? How can I make it different? Will my words even be effective? Then, as […]

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Our Changing Climate

“We are the first generation to grow up learning about [climate change], and we’re also the last generation who really get the opportunity to tackle it.” – Finn Harries Climate change is not a foreign concept. In fact, I would be willing to bet that we have all heard the dramatic lectures on this topic […]

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