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Tap Water: The Cleaner, Cheaper, Tastier Choice

Tap Water: The Cleaner, Cheaper, Tastier Choice

Lauren Corvese, Political Science '16 April 4, 2014 1

  The world is consuming bottled water at a rapid rate. Global consumption of bottled water is increasing by 10 percent annually and global expenditures amount to approximately $100 billion per year.[1] The largest

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Professor Kristen Rodine-Hardy Tackles Global Telecom Regulations in New Book

Professor Kristen Rodine-Hardy Tackles Global Telecom Regulations in New Book

Cori Austin, Political Science '15 April 4, 2014 0

  Northeastern professor Kirsten Rodine-Hardy tackles hot topics of globalization and liberalization in her new book, Global Markets and Government Regulation in Telecommunications, and she’s not afraid to take on conventional wisdom. Her book

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The Bull, the Bear, and the Wolf

The Bull, the Bear, and the Wolf

Emilo Cariati, International Affairs '17 April 3, 2014 0

  The Wolf of Wall Street, by Martin Scorsese, has just become the veteran director’s top grossing film after more than 40 years behind the camera.[1] The movie stunned audiences and critics alike, with

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The Third Gender People of Pakistan

The Third Gender People of Pakistan

Leah Masood, Political Science & International Affairs '18 April 3, 2014 1

  Perhaps the most appropriate way to begin this article is by stating a disclaimer: the name attached to this article is a pseudonym, and I have chosen to write this under a false

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The Black Market and Blue Rate: Argentina’s Bruised Economy

The Black Market and Blue Rate: Argentina’s Bruised Economy

Katie Braggins, International Affairs '15 April 3, 2014 0

  Much of Argentina’s charm comes from its emphasis on food and café culture — its love of a mid-afternoon snack or mate with a croissant (medialuna). But this tranqui way of life may

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The MBTA U-Pass: Connecting America’s College Town

The MBTA U-Pass: Connecting America’s College Town

Julian Scherding, Political Science and Economics '17 April 3, 2014 0

  It is hard to argue against the sentiment that Boston is a college city.  According to data from the United States Census Bureau, there are approximately 250,000 college students attending school within the

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A Letter to Kerry on Afghanistan

A Letter to Kerry on Afghanistan

Devin Cowick, International Affairs '14 January 30, 2014 0

  Dear Secretary Kerry: The women of Afghanistan need your help. As head of the diplomatic service of the United States, you have the power to shape US bilateral relations with Afghanistan and therefore

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Janelle Monáe: Revolution Through Music

Janelle Monáe: Revolution Through Music

Neiha Lasharie, Political Science & International Affairs '18 December 5, 2013 0

I recall casually browsing Tumblr one day and coming upon a picture of an extremely pretty black woman, button-nosed and petite, with the most fabulously coiffed pompadour afro, rocking a sharp tux and sharper

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Harmful Drugs, Harmful Policy

Harmful Drugs, Harmful Policy

Josh Sternberg, International Affairs '15 December 5, 2013 1

  For Mike, every day is the same. Shivering nights mercifully give way to morning while he watches the people in his neighborhood get ready for school and work. Although Mike has no job,

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Big Brother Is Here To Stay

Big Brother Is Here To Stay

Evan Bruning, International Affairs & Economics '17 December 5, 2013 0

Big Brother is here. Earlier this year, Edward Snowden exposed the full reach and extent to which the American government spies not only on its own people, but on foreign governments and even its

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