Monthly Archives: April 2013

Truehart’s Thorns on “The Bachelor”

Before a studio audience, “The Bachelor Pad” broadcast its season finale live last August. Camera crews swarmed as all the season’s contestants stared at Rachel Truehart, who sat next to Nick Peterson, eager to hear the pair’s final decision. If … Continue reading

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Why We Still Love Lucy

Lucille Ball walked with confidence down Massachusetts Avenue on a chilly February day in 1988, heading to Harvard to claim her title of Woman of the Year at the Hasty Pudding festival. Then in her seventies, Ball could not believe … Continue reading

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How GenY Voted

In Asharoken, Long Island, the village still remains on the brink of disaster after megastorm Sandy and extensive flood damages in the village hall forced local officials combine its polling place with Eatons Neck residents at the local fire department. … Continue reading

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Relying On the Wisdom of the Crowd

As Emily Balkan, 21, looks at a pair of light blue ballet flats on her computer screen, she swiftly moves her mouse to click on the product reviews. The shoes received a four-star customer review and approximately 400 “Love Its” … Continue reading

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Online Help for Bullying

Last January, I founded BelittletheBullies, a blog for bully victims. I write about my own experiences with the hopes that bullied teens will take comfort that they are not alone, and others share their concerns and problems. Communication is always the … Continue reading

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