Journalism: the ugly truth

Joshua Hardee, Assistant Editor

February 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Would you concede to the need to be duplicitous if it meant finding information that is of importance to the public? I’m taking a journalism ethics class this semester where we discuss the presiding principles that journali...

Keepin’ It Reel: Serenity

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Filed under Reviews

If you like movies that send your mind down a rabbit hole, like “The Matrix” or “Tron”, then “Serenity” is definitely the movie for you. It was certainly not the movie for me. Going into the theater I thought that ...

The three steps to success

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

A college degree is a noble goal to pursue, and the road to success is long and full of struggles that will grow you as person. During this journey, you can usually only possess two of the three things in the sacred triangle of t...

Northam’s dark past

DeAndrea Norman, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

On Feb. 1 photographs surfaced of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook, which appears to show the Democratic governor and another man, one wearing blackface and the other in a KKK white robe. The photo is very of...

Don’t be R. Kelly

DeAndrea Norman, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

On Jan. 3 the Lifetime network aired the first part of a six-part documentary, “Surviving R. Kelly,” based on the decades of allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse against R&B singer R. Kelly. Since the initial ep...

Keepin’ It Reel: Aquaman

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Filed under Reviews

Most people know Jason Momoa previously from his character in HBO’s hit television series, “Game of Thrones,” but in 2017 he portrayed Aquaman in “Justice League.” Fans enjoyed Momoa’s character and requested for him to ha...

Distance does not spell disaster

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

It’s the end of winter break and everyone is coming back to campus. Personally, I think about all the friendly faces I hope to see around campus and in my classes. I am always looking forward to catching up since I last saw so...

Vaccinations aren’t evil

Alex Turbeville, Managing Editor

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The 20th and 21st centuries have been full of medical miracles that have saved the lives of millions. Between vaccines for polio, measles, mumps, yellow fever and more, countless people have suffered less from these diseases beca...

The art of listening

Joshua Hardee, Assistant Editor

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As the new year rolls around, many of us are trying to stick to our New Year’s resolutions – some of us with better success than others. A lot of those resolutions are designed to benefit ourselves by either correcting a ...

Keepin’ It Reel: Halloween

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Filed under Reviews

Classic horror movie character Michael Myers and 21st century graphics combined to make the tenth sequel to one of the biggest franchises in the horror genre, “Halloween.” Once again, actors Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Cast...

“Me time” is needed time

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A recent study by CNBC shows that at least 35% of college freshman struggle with mental health issues. Another study shows that almost 55% of college freshman are taking medication for anxiety or depression after attending col...

Discrimination is still alive

Alex Turbeville, Co-Editor

November 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Religious discrimination is still alive and well in the United States today. No one should be treated differently for having different views on how the universe was created, or what happens after we die; yet it still happens const...

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