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If you never thought you’d read articles from every major news outlet about a Reddit community called r/WallStreetBets, join the fucking club. Over the last few weeks, the stock for Gamestop has exploded from 16 dollars a share to a high of 550 dollars. …


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On Some Thought” is a publication seeking to understand the dynamics that result when business, society, and self interact. This can look like the intersection of a multi-national corporation with consumerism and the way in which it affects the writer’s view of her place within it.

We invite Medium authors…


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March 2020 was the month every company instituted its work from home policy to prevent viral transmission.

Many of us lived in high-cost cities and had a 2 to 3-hour commute to work both ways. …


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Victoria’s Secret is best known for its lingerie brand that advertises the personas of their supermodels, known as Victoria’s Secret Angels. …


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My senior thesis course focused on the atrocities committed in war and their devastating effects. We studied international conflicts that occupied the largest impacts on human history. This included the Nazi occupation of Germany and the burning of a millennium of books by Mao Ze Dong. …


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In Constitutional Law, treason is a term that is vaguely defined. Overspecificity renders policewoman (or the enforcers of the law) too powerful in regards to determining which agents committed treason, and thus the power to sentence the agent to death. Giving too much power to the enforcers of the law…


What you didn’t know about competing in national beauty pageants.

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A yearly family tradition we had was watching the national beauty pageant. All the pomp and circumstance was exciting to watch. But my favorite part was seeing the beauty queen being crowned. With her big smile and this great roar…


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Pyramid Schemes prey on recent college graduates who have applied to anything and everything but still don’t have a job after what seemed like a pre-determined amount of time. They fix you up with false promises of moving to the top quickly with incremental wage increases where none exists because…


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Thrift shopping is great. You’re buying vintage at-cost, decreasing waste, and going on a treasure hunt to boot. But it’s un-treaded waters for the new thrift-er on the scene.

When I first began going thrift-shopping, I only knew that it was shopping for old clothes that were lightly used, a…


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Writer’s block is when you stare at an empty screen with the blinking cursor for hours. Dozens of ideas flit through your head but you can’t seem to put words to paper.

You’re dismissing every idea, or veto-ing it. Because it’s not creative enough, or there is not enough to…

Cynthia Leung

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