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Don’t worry, I can wait.

Written By Jannah Bolds
Editor-In-Chief, The Bold Opinion

As we grow into our adult selves, one day or another you’ll be approached with “the question”. The question that is asked only by those who have them. The question that your grandparents ask you every year at the family reunion. See where I’m going with this?

“When are you going to have kids?”

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R.I.P. Toys R Us

By John Paul
Writer, Contributor

Whenever we spend time with a relative or family friend that’s significantly a lot older than us, one thing we often hear them say is how nothing is the same anymore. Oh we’ve all heard it before, “Back in my day, we had this and this” or “They don’t make ‘em the way they used to”. We love to laugh at our elders reaction to the modern day and how they seemingly can’t get with the times.

However, these past couple of weeks let me know exactly what that feels like. Recently it was announced that Toys R Us would be closing all of their stores in the United States and United Kingdom, with well over 33,000 jobs being lost as a result. Naturally my generation along with older generations of former Toys R Us kids reacted to the news by reflecting on the days when the retail giant was in its prime and mourning the loss of it. Continue reading R.I.P. Toys R Us

Nirvana in London

Nirvana- a place or state characterized by freedom from or oblivion to pain,worry, and the external world. (Dictionary.com) 

I don’t think I ever knew the word until now. Of course I knew that the word existed, but knowing and feeling are two totally different extremes.

How does nirvana feel? Maybe it’s one of those “old people” feelings when you see something and make an internal connection that brings a feeling of pure happiness. A happiness that doesn’t necessarily bring rib-splitting laughter, but so much happiness that Continue reading Nirvana in London