The social dilemma

Joshua Hardee, Copy Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When any breaking news event occurs, like a school shooting or natural disaster, we expect ample coverage of it on both the news and social media. Likewise, when President Trump champions his agenda or there’s another repla...

The Last Chapter: Lauren Owens

Lauren Owens, Copy Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Four years ago, a naïve 17-year-old college freshman drove nervously to FMU with the anticipation that life was about to begin. Little did I know the next four years would be some of the most challenging, but rewarding, years of my l...

Dyslexia: an invisible battle

Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Disability is a word that often invokes a strong response. I have become accustomed to the reactions that comes from telling people I have dyslexia. I had always suspected I was different and my condition was documented during my fre...

A fight in the fitting room

Lauren Owens, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s a Friday afternoon, and I’m perusing the mall looking for the perfect outfit for an upcoming professional event. I walk from store to store trying on multiple dresses, skirts and blouses and nothing fits properly. I f...

Cutting the cord

Sarah Jones, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As a child, I always played outside with neighborhood friends. I remember my parent’s first cell phone with a game on it and my aunt’s pager; some people reading this will have to google pagers. The generation after me, aro...

Creating daily consistency

Sara Porter, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret that life can be unpredictable and even a little erratic. We all wake up with challenges and up-hill battles to fight, and the unknowing of what the day could potentially hold is terrifying. For me, to combat...

Finding balance off the mat

Carly Andros, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I have been teaching yoga as a certified instructor for three years and practicing for about eight years. Both teaching and practicing the exercise have helped build my tolerance for the hectic lifestyle a college student lives...

Melina’s Memorandum: A lesson in macroeconomics and tariffs

Melina Much, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Starting on Thursday, Feb. 28, President Trump stated the U.S. would impose a series of tariffs on imports despite the dangerous economic implications of limiting free trade. The Trump administration during the campaign trail promote...

Keepin it Reel: “Black Panther”

Jacob Suggs, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Reviews

“Black Panther” is a film that has received endless praise and acclaim for featuring a diverse cast, as well as building on a character previously established into Marvel’s cinematic universe, which currently consists of 1...

Judging vs. sentencing

Ashley Krause, Copy Editor

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

While I have been fortunate enough to not encounter sexual assault, many other people have been less fortunate. Recently, there has been a media frenzy surrounding the trial of Larry Nassar, the man who has been convicted of ...

Melina’s Memorandum: What to know about the stock market tumble

Melina Much, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On Monday, Feb. 5, the U.S. stock market stumbled, causing the largest drop on record for the Dow Jones industrial average (Dow) and the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index (S & P 500). The Dow fell more than 1,000 po...

Passion before paycheck

Joshua Hardee, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Last semester, I was taking a full load, which included a physics class, calculus class and a four-hour lab. I only had ten-minute breaks between each, and because of the exhaustion I was feeling, I came to an important realization. ...

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