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Eden Friedman is a cynical Ohio sophomore just trying to have it all. Eden is probably watching Netflix, walking her dog or at a movie theater near you. In less than 140 characters, find her at @edenfriedmannn on twitter.

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Hyper-idealism and Cultural Accuracy: Why I'll Probably Sneak Into 'Boyhood' Again

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 2:31 PM

Do not get me wrong. I love rules. Rules keep things organized and stop people from going down the "Up" stairs at school and from letting people leave their dog's poop in my yard. But, after seeing the intriguing trailer for Richard Linklater's R-rated Boyhood, the only thought stirring in...

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Technology: Complicating Human Relationships One Subtweet at a Time

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2014 | 11:19 AM

Technology is awesome and wonderful, and without it, how would everyone else know what we're eating? Would we just tape pictures of our breakfasts to lampposts? However, technology also is a provider of more networks for people to send cryptic social signals to each other on. Imagine a time before...

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'You're Not a True Fan': The Modern Fangirl

(5) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 4:01 PM

You see that girl walking down the street? The one wearing the Justin Bieber shirt, carrying the Justin Bieber backpack, with the Justin Bieber buttons on it? The one whose Twitter handle is @MrsJustinBieber12345? She is what would commonly be referred to as a "fangirl." She is one of a...

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Why Lena Dunham Is My Role Model

(1) Comments | Posted February 15, 2014 | 3:55 PM

These days, it's not really that unique for a woman to be running a television show and acting in it. We've seen it be done many times over the years. But, what makes Lena Dunham (writer, director, creator, Wonder Woman behind HBO's Girls) stand out so much to me is...

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The Problem With 'When I Grow Up'

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2014 | 11:43 AM

Who here is guilty of using the phrase, "When I grow up" in the past year? I have witnessed the use of it by students at my school (myself included), and one day it hit me. For the most part, we are grown up. No pressure, or anything.

I don't...

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Where the High School Movies Got It Wrong

(3) Comments | Posted January 24, 2014 | 8:56 AM

From High School Musical to Mean Girls, as teenagers, we have grown up with predetermined ideals of what high school would be like. Sure, Freaks and Geeks hit teenage awkwardness pretty close to how it is. But some movies and television shows gave me false hope and also false fears....

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