Posts tagged Culture
Why Pay (x) Amount of Money for a Music Festival

Although parts of society are still attending concerts, the aesthetic behind music festivals seems to be sweeping the nation. As the need for live music becomes more desired, curators are beginning to figure out ways to attract more attendees. Art, fashion, food, comedy, music, you name it. Nowadays, you aren't just paying (x) amount of money to listen to music, rather paying (x) amount of money for the festival itself.

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Reading Aloud: Let's Bring It Back

Reading has always existed to bring information from one person to another. In many cases, from one person, to a community. Orators have held an important position in culture partly because the proficiency of literacy has been enormously low for all time. Until around the 19th century, in the advent of free public education, have working class people been able to read en masse.

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Why You Should Be Honest

Today, many of the youth see very little or nothing wrong with lying. They'll tell the smallest lie and even the grandest lie if it is to their benefit. It is not acceptable for our youth to think it is alright to lie to their benefit. We as mankind do not know that ultimate truth. We search for it every day in this complicated world.

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Why Take a Year Off School to Travel?

If you're a full-time student who hasn't had the opportunity to travel, it's probably because you've been in school for at least eighteen years of your life. Now for some, this isn't always the case. However, for the majority of students who are in the process of obtaining a higher educational status, it just might be.

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Why We Need to Spend More Time in Libraries

We don’t hear the word library very often nowadays. The whole culture of going to the library and grabbing a book seems obsolete. With the advent of Kindle and other electronic platforms for reading, the library is fastly becoming archaic. We no longer look for quiet corners to read our favorite book rather we like to read everything from the comfort of our homes.

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How To Pack For A Week In Europe 

Packing for a European vacation can be difficult. Their lifestyle is incredibly different from what we are accustomed to in the United States. Europe is filled with culture, art, and history that affect every aspect of daily life. They dress a lot more conservative than we do and even have dress codes for certain sites. Following these tips and tricks can give you an idea of what to pack when traveling to Europe.

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Are Americans Self-Serving or Generous?

Politeness is an act of kindness toward others. Long-time country singer Luke Bryan recently released a song called “I Believe Most People are Good” and his idea for writing the song was to remind people that even in the face of a tragedy, we are capable of good intentions. We can help those in a crisis, provide relief for the victims of an attack, and give back whenever possible. People are capable of doing good deeds but does that make us generous?

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