7 Spring/Summer Trends It’s Not Too Late (or Early) to Try

1. Boyfriend Jeans Comfy and cute, boyfriend jeans are the perfect bottom for any weather. You can dress them up with some cute heels or keep it casual with sandals. They’ve been around for a while but have recently re-emerged in the fashion world. 2. Birkenstocks These shoes aren’t just for hippies at Woodstock anymore. Birkenstocks are extremely comfortable and provide arch support, which is perfect for those days when you are walking around the city or down the boardwalk with some friends. 3. Colored Hair This trend was around…

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Kylie Jenner Accused of Blackface

Once again, one of the Kardashians (or should I say Jenner’s) has made it into the news. The youngest Jenner, Kylie, has recently been the topic of a lot of controversy particularly about her involvement with rapper Tyga but currently she finds herself in the middle of another debate. Over the weekend the 17-year-old posted some photos on Instagram from her most recent photoshoot. Like quickfire people began commenting on the photos, some loving it and other accusing her of blackface. As soon as the idea of blackface was proposed,…

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Comcast is Attemptimg to Improve their Customer Service

I’m sure we are all aware of how terrible Comcast’s customer service is. Well, they’ve come up with a solution. Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook have become the mecca for customer complaints. For this reason, Comcast has decided to expand its social media customer service team in order to improve their reputation.   Tom Karinshak, Comcast’s head of Customer Service, said that the company is adding more people to its team as well as giving them more tools to help customers according to an article by The Huffington…

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Mighty Ventures is Looking for High School Students to be Part of Their Council

One out of five youth in Philadelphia is not in school, nor working and two out of five never graduated high school. Mighty Ventures, a non profit organization, is determined to change these statistics by giving high school students an opportunity to join their Student Advisory Council. Students in the Council will help Mighty Ventures come up with ideas on how to keep students in school and go to college/work after graduation. Participants in the council will also receive a stipend for their consultations. Here’s what they are looking for… Students who…

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You’re Facebook Page Can Live On Forever, If You Let It

Facebook "Get A Life" Picture by Nate Bolt

Have no fear. When you die, your Facebook page will live on forever. Facebook just made it possible for you to set a legacy contact so that when you die, someone, of your choosing, will be able to control certain aspects of your page. However, I see it as our obsession with social media and our social media identities getting a little out of hand.   Is you’re Facebook page really so serious that you can’t, I don’t know, maybe have it deleted when you die? According to Facebook it…

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Around 2,000 Bodies Cover the Grounds Of Nigeria

The terrorist group Boko Haram that kidnapped 200 schoolgirls has attacked again. The militants opened fire on villages in Northern Nigeria, killing around 2,000 people. Bodies are scattered everywhere in what is considered the deadliest Boko Haram attack yet. The raid started January 3 where hundreds of gunmen attacked a total of 16 villages—the town of Baga and neighboring villages. The militants entered the villages in trucks and armored vehicles, unloading bullets everywhere and pursuing people who fled into the bush. Boko Haram has terrorized northern Nigeria since 2009. They…

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5 Effective Ways to Reduce Stress

When you’re at your boiling point and you just don’t know what else to do besides scream. Take a second and try some of these things to help reduce your stress, clear your mind, and not throw your computer against the wall. Yoga Even doing a short sun salutation can do wonders for your body and your mental state. It’s the breathing and the movements in yoga that allow you to become one with yourself and completely block out the world around you. Doing a simple yoga sequence for about…

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