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A PSA about PSLs: unhealthy ingredients

This is the time of year for a concoction of caffeine, milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and a whole load of sugar…also known as one of Starbucks’s most popular seasonal drinks, the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL). While this special delight appeals to our taste buds, what

Guns don’t kill people; patriarchy kills people

Las Vegas and Orlando were two of the deadliest shootings in United States history, with over 45 people killed in each of them. And yet, in the year that elapsed between the two, America added another 519 mass shootings to its bloody and bullet-filled history.

Plot Twist: Phones aren’t cancerous

Teenagers these days are very attached to their cell phones, and many keep their phones with them at all times—even when they’re sleeping. As a result of this “trend,” many people are concerned about “research” that suggests sleeping close to a phone can increase one’s

Car controversy: Should I buy gas or electric?

Gas Cars Many people automatically assume electric cars are better than gas cars, but they fail to recognize that electric cars have many flaws that ultimately make them inferior to gasoline cars. First of all, gasoline cars are not only cheaper but also have more

Plot Twist: GMOs aren’t unhealthy, just misunderstood

Cancer-causing. Unnatural. Environmentally destructive. Ever since they’ve turned up in our grocery aisles and dinner tables, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have gotten somewhat of a bad rep as people voiced their skepticisms with the products. However, this negative reputation is undeserved and—more importantly—unsupported. Most rumors