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No One Likes Your Facebook Status Games

No One Likes Your Facebook Status Games

Angela Richart

February 4, 2015

I'd like all of you folks to stop and take a minute to think about something. There are countless diseases that devastate millions of families across the United States every single year. There are a wide variety of cancers, ALS, MS, Autism, the list goes on and on. Now ask yourself what is dumping a...

Stop Taking Selfies

Stop Taking Selfies

Joe Lose

October 31, 2014

Seriously.  Enough already.  Selfies aren't cute or cool.  In fact, the word itself makes me want to yarf.  I think one of two things when I see a picture you've taken of yourself and post it on social media... 1)  You have no real friends.  Why else would you have to take a picture of yourself...

Three Tips To Make Your Retail Job Rewarding

Angela Richart, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2014

College students often seek employment in the community to pay their bills or for extra spending money. With holidays looming on the horizon many area businesses will be looking for seasonal help. Having worked retail for the past year, I have seen many people come and go. I have gained what I believe...

No One Owes You Anything

No One Owes You Anything

Joe Lose, Opinion

October 23, 2014

The title should say it all, but please, allow me to elaborate.  There isn't a single thing in this life owed to you by anyone or anything.  Sound a little tough?  It is.  But that's life.  Deal with it. There are way too many people walking around these days with a tremendous sense of entitlement....

Theory on the Educated Person

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

March 6, 2013

There is no true way to define education, or what an educated person is. There could be an infinite number of definitions: each based on different principles such as: religion, ethnicity, gender, nationality, geography, and culture. In other words, each definition of the word is unique to the individual...

The Continuous Cannabis Controversy

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

February 7, 2013

On Nov. 6, legislation was passed to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado and Washington. Since then, there has been a serious debate about whether or not the recreational use of marijuana is safe, much less acceptable. In order to fully understand the underlying issue, it is important...

Gun Control

Gun Control

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/Cartoonist

January 26, 2013

Human — for better or worse

Robert M. Sapolsky

January 10, 2013

Los Angeles Times (MCT)--Are people, by nature, kind or rotten? This question has kept philosophers, theologians, social scientists and writers busy for millenniums. A vote for our basic rottenness comes from scholars such as Steven Pinker of Harvard, who has documented how it is the regulating forces ...

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