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Clinton controversy

Lydia McManus

January 15, 2018

Amidst a whirlwind of controversies and scandals preceding the 2016 Presidential Election, millions of people turned to WikiLeaks to form their knowledge on figures who were running. WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, is no...

Living in Harmony

Lydia McManus

January 4, 2018

Madison Sarver and Lauren Huff have lived next door to each other for nearly ten years. Living in the small town of Harmony, the time they constantly spend tearing up the town together has transformed their friendship into a sisterhood. Each sleepover or walk in their pajamas to the local coffee shop has grown ...

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The Kardashian Effect

December 5, 2017

The reason why food tastes different during flight

Lydia McManus

November 15, 2017

Devouring an in-flight meal is known to be far less pleasing than dining on the ground. However, poor execution of airline chefs is not to blame, but rather our own taste buds that do not pick up on the same flavors while...


Lydia McManus

November 2, 2017

Formative Years    Born in Massachusetts in 1917, John Fitzgerald Kennedy would be but an addition to a notable line of politicians. Having a businessman and politician father and a socialite and philanthropist mother, JFK and his eight si...

The fate of an adoptee

Lydia McManus

October 19, 2017

  In the late autumn of 2007, one-year-old Lauren Huff was adopted from China as a result of the one-child policy and saved from a life of modern-day slavery.   That is the case for many female adoptees that make up nearly ninety-percent of those put through the ad...

Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica

Lydia McManus

October 2, 2017

Dominica- Dominica is facing nation-wide devastation following the wrath of late Monday's Hurricane Maria.  Upon its approach to the Caribbean island, the storm had intensified to a "potentially catastrophic" category five hurricane.  Maria is travelling approximately on the same path as Irma, and most of the ...