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journalist

Media plays a vital role in an informed society and has the power to build and destroy public opinions. It can be spoken of as a “Mirror” of a particular society or country. If media is considered as a book of the current affairs, the journalist is the author of these books. Journalists, being a huge part of media, have the capacity to control and...

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heart

Ever heard of dying out of a heart break? It does sound like a myth, right?  However, it is not one anymore, and this is researched, studied, and proved by a physical therapy professor  at the Northeastern University.   This phenomenon was named  ‘stress cardiomyopathy’ by the medical community. In this condition, there is not much damage like  what happens in an actual cardiac arrest and the...

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Work-life balance

In the modern, busy world, people often forget to take care of themselves. The stress of work, financial pressure, and taking care of family can overwhelm anyone easily. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is important for any individual. Typically, mothers spend more time with children than fathers do. They are more involved in the lives of the children than the father, for whatever reasons. The...

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Stress is inevitable

As the world becomes more and more developed, stress gradually becomes an unavoidable feature of modern society. “Stress is a dynamic condition in which an individual is confronted with an opportunity, demand or resource related to what the individual desires and for which the outcome is perceived to be both uncertain and important”. Stress occurs in a lot of events in our everyday life, such...

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empathy

Apart from a few rotten tomatoes in our society, everyone loves dogs. However, not less than our own babies, right? Well, an interesting study begs to differ. Northeastern University’s professors, Jack Levin and Arnold Arluke found out that we have almost equal empathy for puppies and dogs as well as for babies and kids of our own species. What’s even more interesting is that this...

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Pshchedelics

“How many of my readers are going to be interested in something that’s kind of fringy?” Micheal Pollan says from his office at Harvard, where he teaches nonfiction. "As it turned out, a lot of people interested in food were interested in psychedelics. They saw a common denominator that I hadn’t seen which was health. They trusted me to write about nutritional health, and that...

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piñata

A peaceful Friday afternoon saw Michelle Marini, Northeastern University’s third-year psychology student, outside the Curry Student Center, walking with a yellow Wiffle ball bat. “Let’s bash the fat talk!” Marini yelled at the top of her voice and then, students were coaxed to participate to ‘bash’ the already dangling, pink piñata. Several students took turns to achieve the goal, until Karan Assudani finally busted the...

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Dr. Dante Shepherd

Lucas Landherr is a doctoral student at Cornell University, studying chemical engineering. And like any other student, he has his unfulfilled dreams haunting his thoughts. While his professional goal of being a professor is still a long time away, he wanted a creative outlet to distract him from the pressure and stress. He wrote a spec script a while ago. Spec Script is a comedy...

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behind

Northeastern University saw Katherine Boo speak about her book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers. She is a Pulitzer Prize winner and a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2003. The students and the other members of the Northeastern Community heard her resourceful insights about the people, places, and inequalities in India. India is actually the inspiration behind her book.   The book was included in the University’s...

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