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Fast food only takes a front seat in our cars and lives at the last minute. Whether grabbing a quick snack before practice, eating lunch on-the-go, or picking up a family sized meal for dinner, fast food rarely texted precedent as our first food option in life. Because of this, discussion of the health ramifications and negative trends in...
American exceptionalism seems to get a bad rap these days. After two centuries of support of the excellence of our nation, from Presidents, such as Abraham Lincoln, who alluded to American exceptionalism in his Gettysburg Address (“a new nation conceived in liberty”) down to ordinary American citizens a new generation of hand-wringing pundits and intellectuals has determined that our...
A large crowd forms around a table spanning the length of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Vietnamese church’s basement. Emblazoned on the table are six logos: a fish (cá), shrimp (tôm), deer (nai), crab (cua), chicken (gà), …and a squash? The entire room from young kids to seasoned adults places bets on these symbols, waiting with bated breath as...
  As I begin writing this, on the 27th of September, the day of the testimonies of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee, I am sitting at my bedroom after a day of catching snippets of the testimonies and hearing the whole depth and breadth of thoughts and opinions to be held. I...
"I want to see a man beaten to a bloody pulp with a high-heel shoved in his mouth, like an apple in the mouth of a pig." — Andrea Dworkin "I haven't the faintest notion what possible revolutionary role white heterosexual men could fulfill, since they are the very embodiment of reactionary- vested-interest-power. But then, I have great difficulty examining...
“I don't like you T-Series...Nothing personal, kid...But I must go all out...Just this once” -PewDiePie, 2018 It’s a battle for the ages. Swedish original content creator vs. big-money Bollywood entertainment enterprise for the crown of YouTube, becomes the #1 most subscribed channel on the platform. This battle has been occurring for the last eight to ten months, and has not...
  The second theme of Catholic Social Teaching is Call to Family, Community, and Participation.  Catholic Social Teaching teaches us that the institutions of the family and the community are vital to the health of society and the dignity of humans. The Church teaches that people have the right to participate in society, and seek the common good.  Subsequently, society...
The bright lights of the Dallas skyline twinkled out for a mere hour soon after the sun set on Saturday March 29th. Blackness overtook the city, but for what cause? Dallas, one of many participants, took part in an annual event known as Earth Hour, an international event raising awareness about our planet. Here in Dallas, between 8:30 and 9:30...

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