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Chang

It is only seldom that students are inspired to study everything they can in the world, and when they are hit with this inspiration, society makes them stick to one thing. Hayoung Chang, however, is a pleasant exception. Chang has an interest not only in arts and sciences but also in sports and general exploration of other avenues – and she does everything in her...

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War is a situation or a period of fighting between countries or groups of people. War generally involves the use of weapons and military organisations. It can be seen as a situation where a nation enforces its rights by using force. From the medieval holy crusades fought on horse-back right down to the Cold War where powerful nations are engaged in an arms race, wars...

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In times of great developments and prosperity in terms of technology, economy, and infrastructure, our nature is in the headlines almost all the time. We are in a place where human minds are working to find cures rather than effective methods of prevention to save lives in the realm of actively changing climatic conditions. Due to the impact of climate changes, wildfires have been raging...

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After all the natural calamities that cause destruction all over the world, rebuilding lives is one of the most difficult tasks we humans are made to face. In Japan, several earthquakes take place every year which destroys many lives in the blink of an eye. Many people end up losing their lives, while the survivors have to rebuild theirs in times of grave destruction and...

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Stuck in a cycle of endless wars and massacres, Afghanistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the whole world. Having seen deaths and torture for almost 40 years, Afghanistan has been decimated, both in terms of its economy and its infrastructure. However, the tales of the people are a different story. Their conditions never fluctuated with the economy or infrastructure. Wars killed them...

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We live in a world where every day people go through traumas that change their lives forever. We exist in a world where many people suffering from traumas end up taking their own lives rather than asking for help because of the social stigma it carries. In a society where mental illness continues to be a taboo, we humans continue to be unaware of its...

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Many of us have heard the phrase ‘War is a necessary evil’ and this statement still holds in the 21st century. While many people associate wars with murders, slavery, and destruction, the tradition of raping people along with it continues. And here we are not only talking about the women but also the men and children who are the victims of the rape culture, during...

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psychological

Disasters in any form have consequences at all levels. Apart from financial, one can also experience psychological problems.  This aftermath of natural and man-made disasters needs to be handled and Randy Colvin, an associate professor of Psychology at Northeastern University suggests a few ways in which some people can improve their emotional health in the face of such stress.   When asked about the psychological impact on...

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Veterans Day is one of the most famous  American Holidays that fall on the 11th of November each year. It celebrates the former and active US Members that were part of the war. It was originally known as Armistice Day and should not be confused with Memorial Day. With respect to this occasion, former US Representatives Chris Gibson and Seth Moulton shared their experience of...

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Have you ever felt stressed? What’s the different between being stressed about something and being diagnosed with clinical stress? Recent studies suggest that one out of every five individual suffer from chronic stress. About 110 million die every day due to stress. That is 2 people per second!   The term first came in 1915. It was called as 'Flight or Fight Condition' by Dr. Walter Cannon...

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