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Breaking the System

Serena Mao Around late January 2019, an email from professor Megan Neely addressed to all first- and second-year biostatistics graduate students at Duke University went viral. It revealed that two faculty members had visited Neely’s office and asked for photos of all …

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Read the News

Serena Mao In our hectic teenage lives, we are often wrapped in homework, extracurriculars and the like, running on a metaphorical treadmill that’s never turned off. We become so obsessed with the little details––what homework is due tomorrow? What email am I …

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The Wall Dilemma

By Serena Mao Everyone knows it as being characteristically Trump: the “Build the Wall” campaign. Finding its roots in the presidential campaign, Trump and his allies have rallied around the idea of building a physical barrier on the southern border. In the …

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We Need Change

By Dana Lau       Humans, self-centered, self-serving, self-consumed. Why is it that in so many situations, we put ourselves first, as top priority? Why can we not think beyond, why can we not easily empathize with our fellow inhabitants and be SELFLESS? …

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French Fries

By Serena Fox News put it cleanly: “You’re not going to win any fans by taking a side against French fries.” A study published in the The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that not only do people in America eat disproportionately …

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Reflections on Reports from Chai Jing

Author: Fan Zhihua (Tina Fan) Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, the United States Environmental Associate Professor of Occupational Medicine, has been involved in the EPA air quality standards. Education: Applied Chemistry, Peking University – Bachelor of Environmental Chemistry, Master of …

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We Need Sleep

By Serena In our busy high school lives, we are used to cramming class after class, activity after activity, extracurricular after extracurricular. This seemingly endless work pushes us to become workaholics – addicted to somehow running nonstop on quickly diminishing energy. As …

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Real or Fake?

By Serena Mao With holiday season in full gear, millions of Americans are decking their homes out for the beloved Christmas celebration. The glorious Christmas tree, of course, is a traditional staple in our holiday decor. But two distinct choices have always …

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Sheltering

  By Serena Mao It seems to be a general trend among tiger-eyed parents: no violent video games, no rap songs with cuss words, no inappropriate movies. Sheltering is a common practice among the parents of young children. These wary adults are …

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The Camp Fire

By Serena Mao White haze, blue masks, blood red sunsets. For the last few weeks, the California Camp Fire has burned 150,000 acres, claimed 76 lives, and left 993 others unaccounted for. The flames have wreaked havoc over the coastal state, with …

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