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No One Likes Your Facebook Status Games

No One Likes Your Facebook Status Games

Angela Richart

February 4, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

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...

No One Owes You Anything

No One Owes You Anything

Joe Lose, Opinion

October 23, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

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....

One Man’s Opinion: Tattoo You

One Man’s Opinion: Tattoo You

Joe Lose, Writer

September 25, 2014


Filed under Columns

We see them every day on family, friends, and strangers alike.  Some make you cringe while others make you wonder what on earth this person's story is.  I'm speaking of course, of tattoos. Love 'em or hate 'em, tattoos have become huge in today's culture.  These custom ink jobs have gone from something...

House Hunting

House Hunting

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

June 6, 2014


Filed under Columns

The house hunting experience is completely different when you’re helping someone else purchase their new home. With an objective eye, the outsider is able to see the dreamy gazebo as the rotting scrap pile that it is. And because the problem list is passed to someone else and their wallet, helping...

Gaining Perspective

Gaining Perspective

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

June 6, 2014


Filed under Columns

I miss my dad. A few years ago, he got in a fight with melanoma – and melanoma won. Having grown up with four brothers and a mother that was more marine sergeant than nurturer, my dad felt uncomfortable when it came to women – especially when tears entered the picture. Dad was definitely not...

Social Media: Fun AND Idiotic

Joe Lose, Writer

April 5, 2014


Filed under Columns

It's no secret the vast majority of Americans are on Facebook and/or Twitter.  Other than those main two, there's a multitude of other social media tools that let everyone see your stupid selfies and read all about your ridiculous boyfriend or girlfriend troubles.  Social media isn't all bad, though....

The Continuous Cannabis Controversy

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

February 7, 2013


Filed under Opinion

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...

Sex in the Media: It’s Reality Not “Jersey Shore”

Nikita Rector, Ad Editor, Reporter, AEIC

March 13, 2012


Filed under Opinion

"Angelina got it in with Vinny cuz she's a loosey-goose & then she had sex with Jose the next day... WHORE…just sayin’,” Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi from MTV's “Jersey Shore” said. “Jersey Shore” is a major example of the obvious sexual content found in all forms of media and entertainment...

What is SOPA?

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

February 9, 2012


Filed under Local News, Opinion

What is SOPA? The Stop Online Piracy Act which was proposed in the House of Representatives as H.R. 3261, this past October and was postponed on January 20th of this year. It was postponed until further notice, but only after mass action against the proposed bill on the 18th of January, with website...

What is wrong with Disney?

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

January 24, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Television

The other day I was watching the TV the other day and the channel that it was on was the Disney channel. The shows have changed so much from when I was a kid. Back then the shows were actually funny. Now they’re just weird. The show had a scene about some kids at a dog show and one of them was at...

Sugaree’s saucy spiel: Cinderella is a vegetarian

Sugaree’s saucy spiel: Cinderella is a vegetarian

Brooklyn Schlote, A&E Editor

March 29, 2011


Filed under Opinion

In Peggy Orenstein’s new book, Cinderella Ate My Daughter, she documents trying to raise a daughter in a princess infused world. Seeing tiaras, frilly dresses and plastic slippers everywhere could be bad for your daughter claims Orenstein. “What these companies will tell you is that girls want...

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