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Happy Labor Day!

Living in the United States comes with amazing opportunities and experiences. One of these wonderful aspects of American life is the desire to work, whether this is to provide for the individual and/or for his or her family. 60 more words

The Kite Runner, popular doesn't mean good

The Kite Runner’s popularity cannot be denied.  As popular books go, readers can expect to have them recommended often.  Now I’ll come right out now and say that I’ve, in total seriousness, been called a book snob before, but generally when multiple people who aren’t necessarily voracious readers recommend a book to me, I acknowledge their recommendation and rather than jumping on the nearest copy of the book, put on the back burner that is my gauge and unwritten to-read-list. 522 more words

Culture

Labour Day

I got up (moderately) early today to do some research and writing about Labour Day, a rather unique holiday in Canadian history that deserves some attention. 504 more words

Communication

Chasing fame!

When people are born they are little bundles of potential, for those first few minutes they lie in their mother or fathers arms they are a being of pure limitless possibilities. 761 more words

Politics

SAMPLE WORK: 8 Side Effects of Adapting ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ into a Movie

Film adaptations of bestselling books are great for discussions of popular culture. For 8List, Patricia Calzo Vega wrote about The Fault in Our Stars: 151 more words

Sample Works

The case for letting high school students sleep in

The case for letting high school students sleep in

by Libby Nelson

Jackson Hole High School might have some of the best-rested teenagers in America. The Wyoming high school used to start class at 7:35 a.m. 984 more words

Education

30 THOUGHTS EVERY TWENTY-SOMETHING FEMALE HAS ON MONDAYS.

30 THOUGHTS EVERY TWENTY-SOMETHING FEMALE HAS ON MONDAYS.

 Because nobody likes Monday. 

  1. FUCK! It’s Monday. Ain’t nobody got time fo’ dat!
  2. Maybe I’ll just hit the snooze button and pretend for 5 minutes its still Sunday again?
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