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What is the truth?: The Mandela Effect v. reality

What is the truth?: The Mandela Effect v. reality

When did Nelson Mandela die? Is it the Berenstain Bears or the Berenstein Bears? Does the evil queen say “Mirror, mirror on the wall” or “Magic mirror on the wall”? These questions and more have caused controversy online and the theory called the Mandela Effect. The...

Opinion: Dangers of the placebo effect

Opinion: Dangers of the placebo effect

Even though it sounds crazy, we can relieve our health complaints by receiving zero medical treatment nor legitimate pills, drugs. A placebo is a fake pill that is basically made out of sugar or cellulose and has no easing effect on an individual. The placebo...

Opinion: The societal impacts of streetwear

Opinion: The societal impacts of streetwear

Despite their luxurious appeal, what truly makes these brands so popular? Their branch of clothing relates to the youth as it embraces a stylistic, streetwear fit for all to represent. Micro Macro Magazine describes streetwear as casual attire generally worn by an urban or skate audience. Most people overlook the impacts it has on society. More than just a trend, streetwear holds a cultural meaning–with historical background–which is necessary to learn about. 

A conversation with Dr. Jessica Gold on mental health

A conversation with Dr. Jessica Gold on mental health

Jessica (“Jessi”) Gold, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Wellness, Engagement, and Outreach in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine. In addition to juggling her role as a professor, she works...