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The process of decision-making

Gene editing in China and Taiwan’s ban on same-sex marriage raise questions about how resolutions are reached

By Raina Yang

When Sartre spoke about his existentialist philosophy of life, he considered a human being free and therefore responsible for their own actions. We as humans mold ourselves by making decisions at every step.
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Play it proud: A personal essay

By Candace Chiang

“All Asians play piano.” It’s a pretty common phrase now, and it rings true for so many — including me. I don’t know exactly why or how our parents magically came up with the same idea at the same time to have their kids take music lessons, and specifically piano lessons, from an early age.
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Potential: A personal essay

By Brianna Brann

I was always alone in my endeavor to explore numbers and their intricate patterns. “Ew. Why choose something with so much math?” or “Don’t you want to do something less boring?” asked my friends or family each time I dared to divulge my intention to major in economics. I began
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