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Everything Wrong With Fast Fashion

Everything Wrong With Fast Fashion

September 17, 2020

How many of us feel we are addicted to shopping? Probably half of us have new clothes, that we haven't worn once, collecting dust in our closets. In today's consumerist society, the cause of this accumulation of clothing lies in the constant reduction of garment prices; commonly known as fast fashion.

Mass Hysteria: A New Symptom of the Coronavirus

Mass Hysteria: A New Symptom of the Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

As of this week, schools are shutting down, the CIAC canceled all winter tournaments, and the Trump administration made harsher...

Virus Hits Our Shelves Harder Than Our People

Virus Hits Our Shelves Harder Than Our People

March 12, 2020

Undoubtedly, you have heard stories by now about ridiculously overpriced hand sanitizer, empty shelves of toilet paper and pasta,...

Amazon's Hunters Poster (left) Protesters at Unite The Right rally (right)

Amazon’s Hunters Reflects a Modern Issue

February 27, 2020

Unfortunately, bigots and Neo-Nazis in the government are not just fiction produced by Jordan Peele. The invasion  of hateful ideology into American politics is a very real and pressing issue.

The Health Benefits of Skiing

The Health Benefits of Skiing

February 27, 2020

Overview Skiing has many physical and mental health benefits; it improves our mental health, eating habits, immune system, a...

Why You Get Headaches in Class

Why You Get Headaches in Class

February 13, 2020

It is far from rare to hear someone in your class or a friend complaining about a headache. You probably have been the one with...

The Lyme-Old Lyme Player How to Succeed in Business was a Success

The Lyme-Old Lyme Player How to Succeed in Business was a Success

February 13, 2020

Last week the Old Lyme Players performed How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: a traditional musical about climbing t...

The Pervading Problems of First-World Feminism

The Pervading Problems of First-World Feminism

February 2, 2020

Preface: This article is a revised version of the TED Talk I gave for my Writing and Communications final. While one could spend years ...

‘Tis the Season of Senioritis

‘Tis the Season of Senioritis

January 30, 2020

Senioritis--anyone in high school has heard of it. Every year, the teachers dread the spring semester, when senioritis is at an...

Canvassing for Bernie Sanders:

Canvassing for Bernie Sanders: “Your suffering is not necessary.”

January 17, 2020

  This past Saturday I went door to door with fellow organizers from the Central Connecticut Democratic Socialists of...

Using the DSM-5 to Diagnose Characters in

Using the DSM-5 to Diagnose Characters in “The Office”

January 17, 2020

*Please note that the following diagnoses possess no real scientific backing and were created for the sole purpose of entertainment....

“The most grim moment in human history.”: Past, Present, Future

November 14, 2019

I recently listened to a podcast called "Deconstructed," hosted by Intercept Journalist Mendi Hasan featuring MIT professor and...

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