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why are we demonizing teen girls?

Earlier this week, a member of world-famous band One Direction left the band for “personal reasons” (some people are hesitant to believe this, but nonetheless). One Direction is famous among preteen and teen girls – as a former teenage fangirl myself, I can understand how important a band can be to someone. 629 more words

"Plain Clothes " The Light And Darkness of the PTSD

By: Austin Winter-Chase

This is a deeply moving and insightful film about PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and the  toll it takes  on one’s life “Plain Clothes” is written and directed by Sam Jaeger (Parenthood, American Sniper) who also stars as Officer Cole. 127 more words

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Robyn Urback: More than 350 million people suffer with depression. Only one guy crashed a plane

As authorities piece together the latest bits of information about the tragic case of Germanwings Flight 9525, a coherent — if still incomprehensible — picture of what might have happened finally starts to emerge. 927 more words

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Rex Murphy: The modern university risks becoming a cocoon of self-indulgence and anti-intellectualism

Lighthouses of reason, or beacons of  folly? Which more readily applies to some modern universities? If you have been happy enough to read a New Statesman… 747 more words

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Sue Montgomery: My night counting Montreal's 'residentially unstable'

Weeks ago, I answered the online call for volunteers to participate in the city’s ambitious project to get as accurate a snapshot as possible of people living on Montreal’s streets. 1,358 more words

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God's Will Vs. Free Will

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.(Romans 8:28)

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