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Progress of family planning in Mongolia

Analysis of current access to reproductive health care resources and impact of lack of accessibility to rural populations especially. Original can be found here.

Family planning services are available in Mongolia, but recent research reveals room for improvement, especially for rural access, prevention of maternal deaths and domestic violence. The UNFPA, Marie Stopes International and several other NGOs are working with the government to provide better access to reproductive health resources.

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The psychology of secular saints: Americans worship celebrities for better or worse

Arts column article for The Wellesley News on societal worship of celebrities. Original can be found here.

The New York Times recently published an article regarding celebrity worship, asserting that Canadian singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen has become a “secular saint” in Montreal. According to the article, Montreal citizens are obsessed with him; they paint murals of him, sing his songs and visit his house as well as the places he frequented. As The New York Times put it, “In the pantheon of Montreal cultural figures, the soulful, self-effacing singer occupies exalted space.”

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Why you aren’t getting your summer internship

Satirical article on the trials and tribulations of trying to find a summer internship. Original can be found here.

Summer is only 2,184 hours or 90 days, away, and if you haven’t secured your internship yet, you may be at risk of unemployment for the rest of your life. But don’t start worrying yet — we uncovered some tips from your Wellesley siblings on how to successfully get that dream internship you’ve always wanted.

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