Currently Trending: 5 Stories From The Week Of February 9 To Read Today
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Currently Trending: 5 Stories From The Week Of February 9 To Read Today

A weekly roundup of Odyssey's Currently section.

Currently Trending: 5 Stories From The Week Of February 9 To Read Today

Here are the top five pieces you missed from our creator last week:

1. 5 Good Reasons 'Mayor Pete' Should Never Become 'President Pete'

By Javairia Haq

With the Democratic candidacy up for grabs, Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg has risen to the top of the pack. Some are excited and others are not. Do you think "Mayor Pete" would make a good "President Pete"?

2. You're Not Drunk — Coors Light Really Is Offering To Cover Your Dog Adoption Fees Until February 21

By Tyler Lyman

Yeah, you read that right. Hurry up, though! There are only a few more days left.

3. This New Starbucks Ad Shows A Trans Teen Using His Preferred Name To Order, Just As It Should Be

By Kaylee Mcallister

A big win for the LGBTQ community and a big move by Starbucks to show more representation in their advertisements. But is Starbucks doing enough for the LGBTQ community?

4. Andrew Yang's Presidential Bid Is Over But Its Inspiration To Asian Americans Will Carry On

By Shreya Ghosh

This past week, Andrew Yang, the first Asian-American man to run for president as a Democrat, ended his presidential bid. Despite throwing in the towel, Yang helped inspire Asian-Americans in a way that will last beyond the 2020 election.

5. Dickinson College Is Proof That All Colleges Need To Update Their Title IX Policies

By Alexi Sanderlin

"A Dickinson College student by the name of Rose McAvoy published an article in the college's newspaper about her sexual assault and how poorly the college handled it. In the article, McAvoy recalls when her assault took place and just what happened to her in the months and year following."
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How Technology Has Changed Our Lives

While we are all very dependant on technology, we are losing touch with humanity.

How Technology Has Changed Our Lives

If we look back on how our ancestors lived we can sense a totally different lifestyle. If they could come back and live with all our technological devices they surely would think they are in a completely new alien world. They lived such a simple life without our devices that it seems as if centuries have passed by. In reality most of the discoveries were accomplished in the past twenty years. Indeed we have assisted a total technological distortion. This change in our lives was characterized by a myriad of technological innovations, due to globalization.

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Why I Love Football

Why Is Football A Sport That Is So Celebrated Across The Nation?

College quarterback drops back to make pass as football season begins

It is the time of year when the athletic event of football tends to exhilarate fans across the Nation. Why is football a sport that is so celebrated across the Nation? Many times I have asked myself why I even love the game of football so much, especially being a female, but I came up with a few of the many reasons why football fans love the game. though this may not be everyone's reasons for loving the game, here are some reasons that I love football.

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Barbies on a display case

With Barbie mania overtaking society with the release of the new movie, here is some late 90's/early 2000's nostalgia for you in Barbie form.

It's sure to stir up old memories and unlock some good ones. And if you're feeling inspired by a particular toy but you don't remember where you put it, we've listed where you can find one today. You're welcome.

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Riots and Protests rock Paris and other French cities
A 17 year old boy of North African origin was shot and killed by French police during a traffic stop on Tuesday. The police claimed they "feared for their lives" when the boy started driving away from them and opened fire, killing him.
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When DEI goes haywire

Shocking Revelation: Doctors Resort to Ethnicity-Based Prioritization in Medical Care

When DEI goes haywire
In a shocking move in New Zealand, surgeons must now consider ethnicity in prioritizing patients for operations.
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