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War and apathy: A modern dilemma

War and apathy: A modern dilemma

By Shivam Sharma

September 23, 2014

A lot has changed in my brief twenty-one year sojourn on this wonderful paradox of a planet. But what remains constant, which has had a dominating influence on our modern history, is one seemingly inescapable invention of our species — war.  The advent of the Internet and social media means we are...

Being decision-conscious makes it easy to save money without sacrificing comfort

By Peter Bailey-Wells

August 14, 2014

Whether you’re in-state, out-of-state or from another country, this year of college probably marks the first year you’re living away from home. Even if you went to boarding school or summer camp, this year is unlike any you’ve ever had, and it’s important not to blow all of that carefully saved money...