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How to choose your news

If the spectrum of sources we rely on for our news and information were represented in a way similar to that of a food pyramid, perhaps it would be easier for us to filter and comprehend what constitutes a balanced media diet.

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The dilemma of choosing a life path

When we are children, our elders tell us to follow our dreams. They tell us to do what we love and to not worry about the money. However, most of the people who tell us this practice the opposite. People tell us to do what we love, yet they have an occupation they strongly dislike. Due to this, we are often surrounded by hypocrisy. We are told to do one thing but shown to do the other.  

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Sexism in sports fandoms

I was born and raised a Detroit Lions fan, and let me tell you, it’s been a long 21 years. I was also raised a University of Michigan fan, so at least my life hasn't been a total disappointment. For as long as I can remember, I had a jersey in my closet for some professional sports team. I’d throw it on whenever my family went to a game. I loved painting my face and cheering loudly when I was little, and I love doing so now, too. 

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Motorcycle safety extends beyond bikers

Are motorcycles dangerous? Well, the truth is that all motor vehicles are dangerous. Cars can be dangerous, trains can be dangerous, and we all know that airplanes have had their fair share of trials and tribulations as well. But what about motorcycles gives them the bad reputation they have become associated with?

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Making choices for a positive impact

Something I’ve noticed recently is how shallow we, humanity, have become. What I mean by that is we seem to have become more obsessed with what we lose or gain (often money) by doing something, rather than the actual importance and impact of what it is we’re doing.

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When Hollywood should reboot movies

I’m sure you’ve heard it from your film-centric friends or even said it yourself at some point. You go online, look at the latest movie news and find out that your favorite movie from the '80s is getting remade. You think, “No! That movie is perfect! Leave it alone!” We’ve all been guilty of it, and although Hollywood could stand to promote more original material in favor of reboots and remakes, it doesn’t mean that remakes are entirely unnecessary.

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Making choices for yourself

From the moment we’re born, it seems like we’re in a huge rush to grow up. When we’re toddlers, we want to learn how to walk; when we’re five, we’re ready to go to school; and when we’re teenagers, we want nothing more than the keys to a car. It’s a repeating game of "ready, set, go" for our whole lives, but doesn’t it sound better to just take our time? 

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