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A True & Spooky I.V. Ghost Story

It was a dark and stormy night — Oct. 31, to be exact...
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A Freshman’s I.V. Survival Guide

Melanie Ziment doles out tips and tricks for staying safe and having fun in Isla Vista.
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hugh hefner in front of the hollywood sign

Hugh Hefner: American Hero?

Melanie Ziment argues that we should be holding our cultural leaders to higher moral standards.
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“Does This Compliment Make Me Look Fat?”

Melanie Ziment considers the hypocrisy surrounding self-love culture.
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Unpacking the Napping Fallacy

Melanie Ziment passionately argues her disdain for daytime slumber.
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Family Vs. Self-Identity: Can You Have It Both Ways?

Examining cultural differences within her family, Melanie Ziment defines Judaism on her own terms.
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Argument in the Office: Tattoos in the Workplace

Aryana Kamelian and Melanie Ziment debate the value of tattoos in the workplace and whether or not employers should be able to discriminate against tattooed applicants.
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AirPods: Pretentious or Practical?

Unafraid to stir up controversy, Melanie Ziment pleads her case for the 'Pods.
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Performative Protest or Pure Profit: Can Brands Have It All?

Melanie Ziment explores the relationship between corporate empires and grassroots social movements.
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