I Want to be a Good Person

Kimberly Boswell, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

About a year ago, I heard a few words from psychology professor Dr. Rebecca Lawson that I will never forget. She told me and a group of other orientation leaders that when approaching and interacting with people, you should try...

An Isolated Perspective

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

After returning from a spring break trip to Germany, many people asked me if I had been changed by my experiences abroad. Even though my answer was usually no, the actual answer is yes, just not in a way I expected. Before...

Journalism is the First Draft

Rebekah Davis, Assistant Editor

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

These iconic words, said by Philip Graham of The Washington Post, made me cry over spring break. Does that make me weird? Probably. Here’s the thing: what I do- what I love to do- matters. Journalists play one of the most...

The Danger of Being a Woo Girl

Rebekah Davis, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Being a 21-year-old gal, I’ve spent some time barhopping in many cities, such as Florence, Myrtle Beach, Savannah and Charlotte. And each time that I go out with my boyfriend, he very lovingly always warns me of being a ‘woo...

The Age of the Internet

Kimberly Boswell, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Sitting behind a screen is comfortable. It’s easy. Behind our screens and keyboards, we’re more blunt and honest with each other than we have ever been face to face, but it’s time to take a step back. Is what we’re...

Tips on Media Literacy

Rachel Droze, Editor-in-chief

March 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When I scroll through my news feed on Facebook, I see posts from friends about their families, pets, school activities and many times local and world news. Most of the time, the stories are legitimate and come from sources...

Me, My Gender, and I

Rachel Kirkland, Comic Artist

March 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I could never call myself ‘girly.’ In truth I probably never could again, seeing as the description seems to be falling out of style—along with most gender ‘subtitles’ that have become somewhat suffocating over the years....

Primary boosts egos

Kylie Cracknell, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

March 1 marked the biggest day for the presidential primary races. Super Tuesday, as it’s called, brought in some interesting, but not so surprising, results. Trump dominated winning seven of the 11 states that turned out ballots...

Leah’s Life Lessons: The Danger of Gender Norms

Leah Power, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Throughout our childhood, our days revolved around the simple things in life- like playing tag and being happy. It never crossed our minds to judge someone for how they were dressed when they came to school. Everyone was welcome...

Anna’s Adventures: A Review of “Deadpool”

Anna Jackson, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

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“Deadpool” is the latest released Marvel movie and was highly anticipated by fans who wanted to see more of the “Merc with a Mouth” than what was given in the movie “X-Men Origins.” Unlike many of the Marvel movies...

You can’t see my illness

Leah Power, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When you spend a large portion of your time sitting in the bathroom waiting for the pain and overwhelming nausea to subside you have lots of time: time to wish the pain away, time to count the tiles, but mostly time to think....

Polls suggest Clinton is favored over Trump

Kylie Cracknell, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Trump’s political platform “Make America Great Again” has rallied conservative Americans together in support of such an outlandish candidate. Trump prides himself on being a winner and tells his supporters he will win. He...

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