The Orion

‘Basic’ shouldn’t exist

Veronica De La Cruz

November 14, 2014

According to Urban Dictionary, the word basic is used to describe any person, place, or activity involving obscenely obvious behavior, dress, and action.The other day, I came across an illustration in The Exponent ––Purdue's student run newspaper––that displayed the anatomy of a...

Appearances, assumptions go hand in hand

Appearances, assumptions go hand in hand

Julianna Eveland

March 27, 2014

When a person enters a room, there's often a pause as heads twist toward the door to see who's there. Onlookers might momentarily observe or even smile. But what are they thinking? Well, it depends on how you look. Appearances have an effect on how people treat each other. Whether it’s crazy...

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