Despite the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets currently operating in two different directions, the Nets are operating much like the Knicks did during the beginning of the decade.
The death of Dylan Hernandez, a fraternity pledge at San Diego State University, marks the fourth death this month in an incident related to fraternity hazing. His death comes at a time when Greek organizations are under increased scrutiny by university administrators and has therefore led to the suspension of fourteen fraternities in his university.
It was a rainy April afternoon in a strip mall parking lot. The person who I had just spent three years of my life with was sitting in…
As the impact of the 2008 recession dwindles into America’s amnesiac consciousness, the nation’s economy has seen the rise of another subtle but looming economic catastrophe. Student loan debt, already at a record high of $671 billion in 2008, rose to $1.52 trillion last year according to the Federal Reserve – a figure higher than the current standing $1.3 trillion GDP of Spain.
It is the worst of times because our government does not shy from restricting consumption when it appears detrimental, but refuses to regulate a production scheme that has been complacent in the shredding of human dignity; and unless we vehemently transform ourselves, we too will be complacent in this genocidal process of mass affliction against not just human lives, but our planet as well.
The metric is an impressive achievement as far as gauging a nation’s productive capacities. However, it has nothing substantive to say about the actual progress or well-being of a society.
The story of global industry in the 21st century could be told through the perspective of three firms: Google, Facebook and Amazon.
Birth control. We all had at least one experience with it, whether we have used it ourselves of know someone who has. Behind sterilization, the pill is the second most popular kind of birth control, according to the Center for Disease Control.
A long-distance relationship, by most people’s definitions, presupposes a lack of attachment and an inevitable end — especially when it comes to college, where people are trying to shed their old high school skin. To many, holding onto a lover from when you were in high school is bound to leave behind some old skin that could shed.