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new york

New York Was Feelin The Common Sense

New Yorkers of all stripes are used to politicians pandering to them for votes. Here, more so than just about anywhere else, we generally base our support on who has more realistic goals that can be achieved in the very near future. The “revolution” rhetoric is neither practical nor impactful...

delegate math

Sorry Bernie People: Delegate Math Is Undeniable

Hillary Clinton won Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio in the third Super Tuesday of this Democratic primary. Let’s take a look at how unrelenting the delegate math is in the Democratic primary. Delegate Math There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic Primary. Of those delegates, 4051 are...

gambling

FanDuels and DraftKings: How Is That Not Gambling?

According to the National Law Journal: FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc. are facing about 40 class actions claiming that the online daily fantasy sport sites fraudulently enticed customers into participating in illegal gambling. Lawyers on both sides are seeking to coordinate all the federal class actions, filed in 13 states,...

tipper

Dear, “Less-Than-Generous” Tipper

This is a letter to the world of customers from a voice of the service industry. To the people who were less than pleased, blissfully unaware of their poor skills with a tip calculator, and to the people that just didn’t understand how much these little gratuity offerings mean to...

How College Students Aren’t Quite Real Adults Yet

We college kids sometimes get tossed into the category of adulthood. Heck, we sometimes throw ourselves into the mix, but this is not the best description for ourselves. College kids may be out there on our own in a new city, but I wouldn’t qualify our 18-20 something year-old selves...

uber

When It’s a Good Time to Call an Uber

  You’ve heard of Uber, right? Of course you have. It’s only one of the most popular smartphone apps/driving services in the country. Since 2010, black cars have swarmed our streets with all sorts of pedestrians praising the car’s existence while sitting in the backseat. The effort of having to stand...

Munchies

Think Before You Drink: How To Defeat The Munchies

So you’re out with your friend’s on Friday night, and you’ve made a plan to stick to one drink for the night to keep your calories down. You’ve been doing well all week, and you’re keeping the mixers light and the shots straight. Unfortunately for you, after a couple drinks,...

dad bod

Is the Dad Bod really a thing?

Recently, well about two months ago to be more accurate, an article on The Odyssey that glorified “Dad Bod” went viral, brewing controversy all over the web. This even spouted response articles that accused this piece of being objectifying and sexist to both parties. What is a “Dad Bod”? USA...

curatorial challenges

On The Curatorial Challenges in Exhibitions

  EVOCATIVE There are few places that are able to generate a medley of emotions all in one visit. Museums are perhaps one of the few institutions that are able to tout such an ability. A Jackson Pollock exhibit will grip our attention with its abstract expressionism while a Renoir will captivate because...