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Adjusting our focus: We need to pay more attention to the news

Adjusting our focus: We need to pay more attention to the news

Nathan Stevens December 12, 2017

turned the TV to the news, expecting to see Donald Trump front and center on CNN, as he is almost every day. I did not, however. What I actually saw was much more terrifying. One moment, waves crash...

Stranger Shows: Why I don’t feel motivated to finish 'Stranger Things'

Stranger Shows: Why I don’t feel motivated to finish ‘Stranger Things’

Nathan Stevens November 17, 2017

I have a confession to make. I haven’t finished the second season of “Stranger Things” yet. In fact, I haven’t even seen past the first episode of season two. I consider myself a connoisseur...

Unpacking paranoia: Amazon Key shouldn't scare us so much

Unpacking paranoia: Amazon Key shouldn’t scare us so much

Nathan Stevens November 17, 2017

ast month, I signed up for Amazon Prime, joining the 85 million other Amazon Prime members for one simple reason — I hate waiting for shipping. Has anyone ever really received their package in “five...

Not 'It': Russian Burger King accuses the movie ‘It’ of being an ad for McDonald’s

Not ‘It’: Russian Burger King accuses the movie ‘It’ of being an ad for McDonald’s

Nathan Stevens October 20, 2017

, like many other people, scrambled to see the horror film “It” during its (no pun intended) opening weekend. I have always been a big fan of horror movies, usually catching the most popular ones...

Searching for answers: Google's new questionnaire helps those with depression

Searching for answers: Google’s new questionnaire helps those with depression

Nathan Stevens September 15, 2017

t’s hard to believe the first month of school is already over. With North Korea and the U.S. on the verge of a nuclear war just a week before white supremacists paraded the streets of Charlottesville,...

Speaking out of the closet

Speaking out of the closet

Nathan Stevens May 31, 2017

i, my name is Nate. I’m a junior, 17 years old, I go by he/him pronouns, and uh — I’m gay.” That last part was so hard for me to get comfortable with, probably because I hadn’t said it out...

A piece of me: coming out as gay

A piece of me: coming out as gay

Nathan Stevens December 7, 2016

or as long as I can remember, I’ve felt different. It wasn’t until seventh or eighth grade that I realized why. It took me years to finally accept it, to stop living in denial. But now, I’m ready...

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