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Give or take: relationships

Give or take: relationships

Alexis Rico, Bottom Line Writer

January 26, 2015


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Relationships are a part of everyday life. What would one’s life be without a significant other? Relationships’ most commonly result to failure because of  violence, poverty and commitment. Although relationships involve lots of hard work and effort, they are something that society needs. Relationshi...

Holiday Celebrations

Holiday Celebrations

Kajal Patel, Bottom Line Writer

December 13, 2014


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From Thanksgiving to Ramadan, the citizens of United States of America celebrate a wide variety of holidays. Most of the holidays celebrated are holidays that mark the beginning of a religious period. Across America Hindus celebrate Diwali. It is known as the Festival of Lights and what many people ...

Instagram Trends

Instagram Trends

Masooma Haider, Bottom Line Writer

November 7, 2014


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         Certainly Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook can be given credit for pioneering the social media galaxy. However, recent polls show that Facebook is not longer number one among teenagers. Instagram,  with Twitter following closely behind, has taken over. According to Piperjaffray’s latest rep...

History of Instagram

History of Instagram

Kajal Patel, Bottom Line Writer

November 7, 2014


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Instagram is an app that changed the way young people interact with each other. One month after the launch of Instagram, the app had one million users. Even four years after the launch, creators have been constantly drawing people deeper into the Instagram obsession by adding new features and cha...

Popularity of Instagram

Popularity of Instagram

Amanda Herrmann, Bottom Line Writer

November 7, 2014


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Almost everyone has heard of the infamous, photo-sharing app called Instagram. Four years after Instagram’s release, it has remained one of the most popular social media apps. Based upon research published by GlobalWebIndex, Instagram is considered the fastest growing social media website. It has incr...

Halloween candy trends

Halloween candy trends

Amanda Herrmann, Bottom Line Writer

October 13, 2014


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Halloween brings joy for children and teenagers alike. Halloween is the one day of the year where children are encouraged to go door to door to get as much candy as possible. After people are done trick-or-treating, they often gather with friends trading candy, "scoping out" their favorites. Furthermore, each year consists of a variety of candy with one or two types remaining the most popular type.

Halloween costume trends

Halloween costume trends

Kajal Patel, Bottom Line Writer

October 13, 2014


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With Halloween approaching, some may be wondering what costume to pick. The usual witch, wizard or even vampire costume may not work anymore. If you are trying to look for something new, here are some of this year’s current trends.

College Readiness

College Readiness

Stasia Vasko and Alex Crouch

September 21, 2014


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Many students fail to meet the basic academic standard for admission to universities and colleges.

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