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Wanderlust on the West Coast and What I Learned From It

Wanderlust on the West Coast and What I Learned From It

As shown at the end of this post, I do not usually display pictures like this, but words cannot express the beauty that the West Coast has to offer the senses. The land seems to resemble an alien landscape; trees […]

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From Rousseau to Buzzfeed: The Implications of Evolving Communications

From Rousseau to Buzzfeed: The Implications of Evolving Communications

It’s finals week, and everyone I know is on a grind. Whether you are cramming for a test or procrastinating on a paper, hang in there. Anyways, I had to write two philosophy papers on 17th and 18th-century metaphysics and […]

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Why Strangers Can Be Better Than Friends

This past weekend I had an interaction I will never forget. I was at a bar in D.C. by myself on a Sunday afternoon when a couple randomly started talking to me. I ended up spending the next several hours […]

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Bush! An Analysis of Jeb Running Away From His Last Name

Bush! An Analysis of Jeb Running Away From His Last Name

Throughout this year’s circus of an election, I could not help but notice that every time that Jeb Bush was asked about his last name, he responded by declaring that he was his “own” man and will make his “own” […]

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Congressional Hearings and Being Connected with the World

Congressional Hearings and Being Connected with the World

Everyone knows that there is a stark difference between witnessing an event live and just watching a recording of it. Whether you are at a concert, sporting event, or theater production, there is an extraordinary energy that permeates through the […]

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Compromise and The Tightrope of Life

Compromise and The Tightrope of Life

It’s that time of year again. All over Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, people are graduating college. What an exciting time it is, and I commend everyone who has earned their degree. A year from now I will be graduating, and in […]

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Land of the Free, Home of the Cage

Land of the Free, Home of the Cage

I shall begin this post with a short story. In an old joke from the defunct German Democratic Republic, a German worker gets a job in Siberia; aware of how all mail will be read by the censors, he tells […]

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The Relative Nature of Time

The Relative Nature of Time

Have you ever been a part of an experience, whether it was as short as hanging out with friends or over an extended period, like going to college, that felt like time just flew by? While you were a part […]

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What it Means to Travel Alone

What it Means to Travel Alone

A few weeks ago, I came back to America after spending ten days in Europe. It was an incredible experience, and my adventures abroad are some that I will remember for rest of my life. I returned to school and noticed […]

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