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A woman being a CEO of a leading company of fashion and luxury products is a big deal, but Maureen Chiquet was more than just that. She might be the former global CEO of Chanel now, but her whole life – professional and personal – is a perfect example of how women should defy societal as well as gender roles. From being a literature major...

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Penguins have lived in Antarctica as long as it is known. Since then, earth has experienced several climate changes, some drastic and some mild. Through all these changes, penguins have stayed strong and nothing has affected them. However, now, with sea warming up, the situations have changed. Penguins now have to relocate their home to find a place more suitable for them. It is happening...

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Laurie Achin, a Northeastern University professor, never let herself stop just because she can’t hear anyone the way people do. She is deaf, and therefore, is not at all able to hear any of the music, let alone the lyrics or even dialogues. However, being a Sign Language professor, she had someone interpret a musical performance for the first time in her life – and...

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If we take a look at the pressing and prominent problems that the world is currently facing, be it political or health-related, what we must understand is that a person’s ideology or discipline is simply not enough to find the solution for it.   The world has developed and expanded in unforeseen ways, - we are now looking at events and occurrences that we could not even...

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The Iran crisis is one which dates back to the year 1921 when the first domino in this long- stretched identity crisis domino train fell. Post World War I, Brigadier Gen. Reza Pahlavi was installed as “Shah” of Iran in a coup d’état. He was responsible for modernisation and secular reforms of Iran and during World War II decided to stay publicly neutral, although rumoured...

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On the first view, it is glaringly obvious that gender discrimination is magnified in a corporate sphere. It goes beyond wages and often operationalises itself in social interactions, behaviour in formal meetings, and of course, power dynamics at work. Women are often spoken over, their voices ignored or simply not accorded the same credibility and their mobility slowed down. In Neo-conservative circles, the wage gap...

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Cinema is undoubtedly one of the most influential art forms that exist today. Films, documentaries, and almost any kind of audio-visual content released on any medium have the power to open up long-forgotten narratives and almost change the game. In the last decade, we have seen the start and continuation of many legacies- the franchise culture is not something new to Hollywood. Series such as...

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Although environmental degradation has been a hot topic for a while, there still remains to this day a vast amount of misconception and unawareness exists about how exactly the pollutants enter the environment. Often people are apprehensive of digging really deep into the crux of the subject as it often seems overly scientific. In the United States, this ignorant attitude has led to the introduction of...

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D.R.E.A.M.- an organisation fulfilling dreams  

Directing through Recreation, Education, Adventure, and Mentoring - Dream, is an organisation that was founded in 1999. It was first started in Vermont by a college student, but the organisation has now reached Northeastern University, Boston and Boston University a decade after it was found. Dream is a community service organisation that guides children living in affordable housing in Roxbury towards higher education and attending...

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