Protests following the death of George Floyd have taken the United States and the rest of the world by storm. Featuring protests in all 50 U.S. states and over a dozen other countries this multinational protest is one of the largest civil rights demonstrations of all time. …


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The Olympic season has cycled around again after being postponed for only the 4th time in its history (the other three being because of the two World Wars), and with that comes some of the most storied athletes competing at the highest stages of their respective careers.

In our current…


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Originally this article was going to highlight a recent World Health Organization action plan. That plan takes aim at global alcohol consumption and pays special attention to how alcohol affects children, minors, and pregnant women. …


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Before fire, the only light to stave off the darkness of night was the moon. Being a less than reliable source of sanctuary the mind wanders. Without an understanding of what is happening in the world around us, anxiety can flourish, and through that anxiety, terror can take hold.

That…


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“Are you going to give five minutes to the Nazis and five minutes to the Jews?”

This was one of the first things that truly stuck out to me in Journalism school, sitting in a quiet intro journalism class, lit, badly I might add, by buzzing fluorescent bulbs. …


Most of us have seen a syllabus at least once in our lives. That massive stack of papers takes up a class period or two. Usually, they’re boring, mind-numbing, and uneventful. I wanted to make one a little more fun. Have at it.

Instructor: Timothy Becker, feel free to reach…


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We as humans often hold ourselves above most other animals in the world, as if we are somehow inherently more special or more important, but the fact is that we are victims to evolution just as much as anything else. …


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“The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement,” wrote James Truslow Adams, an American writer that coined the phrase American Dream in his 1931 book, The Epic of…


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When you think of an owl what’s the first thing that comes to mind? A snarky Tootsie Pop bearing scholar? Maybe you think of Harry Potter and his feathered companion, Hedwig. Maybe you’re a history scholar and picture Athena’s symbol of wisdom, simply known as the owl of Athena. …


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As I currently trudge my way through the impossibly difficult but optional B-Side levels in Celeste I look back at the journey that I’ve had with the game. My death counter sits closer to 5000 than 4000 and I’ve only completed 2 of the 8 B-Sides. The interesting thing is…

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You’d think I could write a bio by now. Everywhere to find me. https://linktr.ee/beckerthejourno

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