The Blue Lagoon, Iceland

“Swimming around with a drink in my hand (that was also free with entry), really taking in a wonder of the world, is an experience I couldn’t ever imagine I would have and no matter the cost, was priceless.”

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Falafel: a Gateway to the Politicized Middle East

Food is often described as a facet which works to bind us together, but it can often be the thing that tears people, and nations, apart. Falafel has a deep, convoluted history which includes where it originated, what ingredients are includes and how it is prepared. Due to its Middle Eastern derivation, I would argue…

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Syrian Refugees: A Journey

Refugees in Western Media 2011 saw the dawn of a new age of war. The people of the Syrian Arab Republic fell victim to a government retaliation against not only those who opposed the rules of the dictatorship, but the general population of the country. Specifically, east Aleppo has been under fire of barrel bombs…

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How to Survive: Living Alone

Here are some lifestyle tips for those, both in and out of university, who are trying to find their footing without family or familiar surroundings. I have lived by myself, with my brother, since June of 2015 and i have learned a lot. Some of those lessons others can alter and apply to hopefully make…

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