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Terrance Ross
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Terrance Ross is a journalism major at Baruch College and the Opinions Editor at his school paper The Ticker. He is a former USA Today National College Correspondent and is currently working on his first book. Follow him on Twitter - @tross840

Entries by Terrance Ross

Switching the Blame

(1) Comments | Posted April 2, 2013 | 12:31 PM

Perhaps the issue doesn't seem that real sometimes. When Liam Nielson takes on a slew of child traffickers and rescues his daughter from the clutches of evil in the Taken movies, audiences cheer without giving a second thought. But for 5.5 million of the world's youth, child trafficking is very...

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Digitizing Love

(2) Comments | Posted February 15, 2013 | 10:45 AM

It's no secret that navigating the treacherous terrain of modern day dating is becoming an increasingly strenuous task. Traditional courting has been almost completely replaced by texting, Instagram comments and disappearing Snapchats.

Once regarded as fodder for science fiction novels, the highly digitized 21st century dating world is here,...

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Nairobi on the Precipice

(0) Comments | Posted January 3, 2013 | 3:13 PM

A mere mention of the eastern African nation Kenya usually evokes thoughts and images of strong-willed marathon runners defying the odds while navigating the treacherous terrains of their races. But in 2013 and for the foreseeable future the people of Nairobi are also running their own race, this one to...

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Making the Holidays Count

(1) Comments | Posted December 29, 2012 | 4:56 PM

Santa's gone; the wrapping paper has been thrown away and thus begins the most dangerous time of year for a college student -- the winter break.

While summer is filled with internship opportunities and summer classes, the winter break is often seen as too short to be productive and too...

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