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White privilege: “a racist, fictitious concept”

Spencer Stout, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For those of you who have managed to stay away from leftist news agencies such as Huffington Post or those who haven’t read the Facebook posts of condescending college students that usually end with one-liners like “check your privilege,” you may be asking: What is white privilege? According to toler...

Parents, keep Christmas spirit alive and your mouth shut

Parents, keep Christmas spirit alive and your mouth shut

Maggie Parks, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When I was in the third grade I found out that Santa isn’t real. Word started to spread around the class and I was on the defense. I hopelessly tried to convince my friends that all the “rumors” were lies, but I barely believed myself as the evidence stacked against me. At a last attempt of discovering...

Generation Z: There’s still time to change our fate

Generation Z: There’s still time to change our fate

Spencer Stout, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Our Generation is screwed, and no one seems to care. Generation Z is our name, and we are due to inherit the bankrupt and hypocritical pieces that the current generations are about to leave us.   On Sept. 8, the U.S. debt clock hit $20 trillion for the first time in history. Just to give a...

Schools must address mental health

Schools must address mental health

Michael Purdie, Editor-in-chief

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Twenty percent of teenagers between 13 and 18-years-old have a mental health condition1. Suicide is the third leading cause of death in youth 10 to 24-years-old. For years, students and alumni have suffered from mental health conditions that have led to suicide and drug abuse. So why isn’t th...

Let’s talk about Christmas carols, not college majors

Let’s talk about Christmas carols, not college majors

Bess Tiller, Opinion Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, minus your family hounding you about your future. Coming from an opinionated family, the holidays can sometimes be a tad stressful. To give you an idea of what I’m talking about, each Christmas dinner has always closed with a question led by my grandfather,...

Brady’s Banter: Sponsors threaten integrity of the NBA

Brady’s Banter: Sponsors threaten integrity of the NBA

Brady McGee, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Uniforms have been a staple of professional sports for over a century. The Cincinnati Red Stockings were the first team to popularize the use of specific colors to identify the team. It began as just stocking (socks) colors for each baseball team; it eventually morphed into a trademark of leagues around...

Recent diet trends are seemingly unhealthy

Recent diet trends are seemingly unhealthy

Bess Tiller, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Not wanting to eat red meat, understandable. No animal products, considerate. Nuts instead of fish for a source of protein, why not? What happened to the days of a balanced healthy diet? Many are shying away from the five main food groups and turning towards five types of juices. Personally I am skeptical...

It’s called Boy Scouts for a reason

It’s called Boy Scouts for a reason

Will Amos, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Recently there have been steps taken by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) allowing girls into their program Cub Scouts. Cub Scouts is like Boy Scouts, but for elementary school kids and is more parent led to prepare kids for the tougher and more scout led experiences that they’ll go through later...

VSCO is the go-to place for risky pictures

VSCO is the go-to place for risky pictures

Emma Charles, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If someone posts a picture, they’re looking for attention. That’s a fact that can’t be disputed, otherwise people would just keep their photos to themselves. There are a lot of different motives for posting up: You took a cute selfie you just had to show off, you had a wild night with the boys,...

Editorial on bullying journalism reporters

Editorial on bullying journalism reporters

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Reporters have the right to their opinion, readers have the right to give their feedback, but no one has the right to bully. Harassing reporters for their articles has become extremely popular but people don’t understand the ramifications of the bullying, while also not understanding the real meaning...

Republicans are destined for defeat

Republicans are destined for defeat

Spencer Stout, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite the total lack of candidates that were both qualified and charismatic, the 2016 election was a disaster for both Democrats and Republicans. The Democratic Political Machine and its millions of dollars and countless celebrity endorsements was completely embarrassed by the Republican Party, even...

Before I came out, I used to play football

Before I came out, I used to play football

Michael Purdie, Editor-in-chef

November 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Yes, you read that correctly. I, Michael Purdie, your average gay, used to play the masculine sport of football. But I didn’t just play football for a matter of days or weeks, I played for four years. I even played on the JV team my freshmen year. Why did I stop? For starters, I have the body...

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