Stephen Autar
Stephen Autar

Stephen was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and is a member of the class of 2015 at Northwestern University, studying in the Medill School of Journalism, Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications. He spends his time writing and consuming news of all kinds.

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Nov. 6, 2012

Who Should Win Obama or Romney: Why Obama Deserves a Second Term in the White House

President Barack Obama deserves to be president for four more years. A Mitt Romney presidency is a scary thought that involves a lack of women's rights, and a scorning of same-sex marriage.

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Sept. 11, 2012

September 11 2001: The Day the Towers Fell, All New York City Children Grew Up

On September 11, 2001, I was 7 years old. The towers fell just downtown from my third grade classroom. The day changed my life forever, but the spirit of New York City will always live on.
July 5, 2012

Dark Knight Rises Meets Election 2012: Is Mitt Romney Characterized By Bane?

Given the previous Batman's heavy symbolism, there is talk of the upcoming film's villain being representative of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital.
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April 13, 2012

How to Choose a College

Deciding which college to attend can be scary because it is such an important choice to make. I found it best to decide based on academics, location and student life.
March 23, 2012

'Hunger Games' Success Built Around On Strong Female Protagonist Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence)

The "Hunger Games" series has created a truly powerful lead female figure who hopefully signifies the advent of a wave of female leads in the same vein.
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Jan. 13, 2012

How Do We Fight America's Adderall Shortage? Commercialize the Market

Making it legal to have and use Ritalin or Adderall would help fight shortages, and also likely curb abuses of the drug.

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Dec. 18, 2011

It's No Surprise More Teens Are Getting High, Not Drunk

That less teenagers view marijuana as a harmful drug doesn’t come as a surprise.
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Nov. 30, 2011

Obama 2012 Ads Are Desperate to "Sell" the Prez

Obama's re-election ads come off more like an infomercial, featuring a tired president, pushing to save his job, desperate to recruit supporters.
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Nov. 18, 2011

Batman's Frank Miller Attacks OWS

The Batman comic artist unloaded an unjustified tirade of abuse against Occupy and its protestors.