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Karōshi Work Culture

The signs are all there. A chronic rasp in the back of my throat. Dry, bloodshot eyes. An inescapable tendency to space out. An all-too-familiar feeling, fatigue has become a staple of my existence. I can recal... Read More...

The “Reel” Experience

Change is a good thing in life, and it’s always needed to make sure we don’t end up falling into the pit of boredom. Some of these changes could be of subtle impact, some of huge impact, and some in between. On... Read More...

How Temple Should Approach DACA

This is me at about six years old, the average age Dreamers arrive in the U.S. DACA was created in 2012 as a compromised solution to the previous Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (Dream) A... Read More...

A Global Look At Protesting

There are multiple ways by which a nation’s citizens can express a cause and make their voices heard by the government, but one of the most direct and powerful methods is dissent. It is of supreme importance to... Read More...

Macron is On The Move

Emmanuel Macron does not care. He does not care that his approval ratings are the lowest in modern French history. He does not care if he has been derisively christened the next Napoleon. And he certainly does ... Read More...

Breaking the Mold Abroad

The day I landed in Rome to study abroad for the summer, I called up my mother to have a conversation we’ve had many times before in my life. “Mama!” I exclaimed, “I’m here! But nobody looks like me!!” “M... Read More...

Finding Home At Fairmount Park

Ever since I was young, I always enjoyed bike riding. I remember my grandpa’s house was right beside a river. Everyday after school my grandpa would take me, with my bike, to the riverside, and we would go for ... Read More...

Film Analysis: Cabaret

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! It’s Berlin in the early thirties. In a dimly-lit establishment called the Kit Kat Klub, guests dine, drink, and watch salacious performances. A clown-like master of ceremonies (... Read More...

Meditating in Thailand

☆ Beyond Borders Writing Contest - 2nd Place ☆ The first time I meditate my legs hurt so badly that I think there must be something wrong with them. I am in a mango grove just outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand... Read More...

My Summer in Poland

☆ Beyond Borders Writing Contest - 4th Place ☆ I recall trying to teach algebra to my younger sister 7 years ago. I remember my frustration when she struggled to comprehend what I was trying to teach her. I ... Read More...
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