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    Turn left and you enter a hallway: one filled with the cheerful laughs, serious conversations, excited screams, and natural chaos of a middle school cafeteria.  This sense of joyful cacophony is initially familiar and nostalgic, a marker of the childhood experience. However, if you walk further...
    April 10, 2018 · Henry Salem
    This week, over 3,000 Google employees have signed a petition which protests the company’s involvement in a Pentagon war program which incorporates artificial intelligence to reduce human error and increase accuracy in military drone strikes. While nowhere near a majority of Google’s 70,000...
    April 10, 2018 · Isaac Adlerstein
    When my great grandfather, Icek, was liberated from the Wöbbelin concentration camp on May 2nd, 1945, he was not even eighteen years old. Yet, he had experienced more loss, endured more pain, and seen more death than a person could experience in several lifetimes. He had no family. His mother,...
    April 9, 2018 · Samuel Richter
    Unless you live in Wisconsin – or hail from a neighboring state like I do – you probably have not paid much attention to the state’s politics over the past year-and-a-half. However, since the election of Donald Trump, strange things have happened in the state. Though interesting in their own...
    Taking A Break and Not Working Makes You Miserable, Actually Economists aim to explain human action with an increasingly mathematical methodology. Unlike various historians and sociologists, economists spend less time analyzing theories of consumption and behavior that aren’t bound by strictly...
    At a recent fundraising dinner, President Trump gave his audience an intimate look at the way he conducts diplomacy. Trump told the crowd of potential donors that, in a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, he strongly pushed back on Trudeau’s claim that Canada did not run a trade...
    While Baltimore’s opioid epidemic has proven pervasive, questions perpetually arise as to why. For some, this “why” is answered with a slew of systemic and historical problems— the War on Drugs, mass incarceration, institutionalized racism; for others, this same “why” is answered through a...
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