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These Campus Activists Are Pushing Back On Abortion Stigma One Sticker At A Time

Mic | Posted 04.20.2015 | College

One in 3 American women will have an abortion in her lifetime. And yet, the issue is undeniably one of the most stigmatized, politically charged ones ...

How A Promising Ivy League Student Ended Up A Heroin Addict And Convicted Felon

PolicyMic | Posted 04.22.2014 | College

"I want a cigarette. I know I have a cigarette here. Which friggin pocket did I put it in? I'm patting myself down frantically trying to find this dam...

Is The Economy Contributing To The Rise In Millennial Suicides?

Posted 04.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After Jewelyn Cosgrove discovered that suicide is the third-leading cause of death among millennials, she took up the cause of preventing the epidemic...

Striking Photos Challenge The Way We See Blackness

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.13.2014 | Black Voices

Who is Black? What is Blackness? In a country where the face of the future is becoming ever more ethnically ambiguous, Blackness must be recognize...

These Are the 10 Most Psychopathic Jobs in America

Michael Shammas | Posted 02.06.2014 | Weird News
Michael Shammas

As an aspiring lawyer, I suspected it all along, but now my suspicions have been (unfortunately) confirmed: We're all crazy. A ranking compiled by O...

A Modest Proposal to Stop Tipping Bartenders

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 09.16.2012 | Comedy
Stephen Robert Morse

Why do we tip taxi drivers 10% to 15%, waiters and waitresses 15% to 20%, and hotel chambermaids $1 per night, while bartenders expect to rake in $1 per drink (or more if we're feeling generous)?