Beliefs: worth challenging

Catherine Hyman, Assistant Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It is human nature to seek to maintain beliefs that we currently hold. The Oxford English Dictionary defines belief as a mental conviction, or a proposition or set of propositions held to be true. Beliefs can be good things; they are pa...

Melina’s Memorandum

Melina Much, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The last week saw large-scale changes to immigration policy in the U.S., spearheaded by President Donald Trump and his administration. Most notably, former President Barrack Obama’s and his administration’s legacy executive or...

Walk a mile in their shoes

Lauren Owens, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Before this summer, I had lived 20 years without ever experiencing what it feels like to be the only white person in a room. Because my life experience is that of a southern, middle-class, white American, I did not know what it ...

Family is more than blood

Ashley Krause, Copy Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Confused, broken and unloved. This was the way I felt the day I lost most of my family because of senseless, trivial disputes. That day, I walked out of my grandparents’ house knowing that our family would never be the same. ...

“Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift

Rachel Ankers, Copy Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Feature, Opinion

The first Taylor Swift song I ever heard was “Tear Drops on My Guitar,” and, like many people, I had no idea who Taylor Swift was when I heard it. But as an 11-year-old, I absolutely loved the idea of being the innocent girl...

Live the life you choose

Rachel Ankers, Copy Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I got married in May. Before my husband and I even said, “I do,” people started asking us when we were planning to have kids, and it hasn’t gotten any better since the wedding. While I’m very excited about having a fami...

Fighting the stigmas

Ashley Kause, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

She’s the girl who hides her face when walking to class because her feelings are almost too powerful to bear. He’s the boy who has scars on his arms from countless battles with his mind. They’re the faces of the future and...

Beauty and the Beast

Rachel Ankers, Copy Editor

August 31, 2017

Filed under Reviews

Like many 21-year-olds, I spent the majority of the spring semester looking forward to the ultimate childhood dream-come-true: the live-action rendition of “Beauty and the Beast.” As cliché as it sounds, “Beauty and...

Social media to change society

Jasmin Mitchell, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Instagram and Snapchat are probably the two most common forms of social media these days. People use multiple social media platforms throughout the day, whether it’s to blog or to post one-too-many selfies a day. However, some...

Learning with love

Kimberly Boswell, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Many people who know me know that I love to learn. I spend most nights switching between tabs to read articles about the latest technology or current events. I look forward to lecture-based classes, especially with professors...

The queen of photoshop

Emily Wachter, Managing Editor

August 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

My sister is the Queen of Photoshop. If you give her any bad photo of yourself and allow her some time to work her magic, that originally unflattering photograph looks like a professional magazine spread. While I admit that...

The Last Chapter: Keyla Shepard

Keyla Shepard, Photographer

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It was in the sixth grade when my teachers were getting my mind ready for my future and what I wanted to be when I grew up. At the time, I was unsure of what I wanted my career to be, but I knew right off the bat that I did not...

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