Sara Khan

Sara Khan (23C) is from Fairfax, Virginia, majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology and minoring in English. In her free time, she enjoys reading, binge-watching Netflix shows, playing tennis and sleeping. Contact Khan at [email protected]

Think Twice before Taking Harmful Diet Advice from Celebrities

Celebrities’ influence on our decisions is both pervasive and unhealthy. In the age of social media, Americans’ obsession with reaching their unreasonable standards of beauty causes us to spend over $16.5 billion on plastic surgery, and about 59 million Americans spend money on ineffectual, dangerous health approaches that prominent celebrities regularly promote. The total spending [...]

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TV Shows to Binge-Watch Amidst a Pandemic

As the novel coronavirus rapidly spreads throughout the United States, college students may find themselves with large amounts of unstructured free time in place of a once hectic schedule filled with extracurriculars, quality time with friends and homework assignments. A great way to practice social distancing while making somewhat productive use of your free time [...]

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France Ought to Overhaul Its #MeToo Movement

In 2006, Tarana Burke, a sexual assault survivor and activist, started the #MeToo movement in the United States to culturally reframe and expand the conversation surrounding sexual violence. Her movement worked to address the concerns all victims of sexual violence face, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, race or personal background. The success of Burke’s [...]

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