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Super Bowl: It really is as ‘super’ as it’s made out to be

Super Bowl: It really is as ‘super’ as it’s made out to be

Bailey Andera

February 22, 2019


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Much more than just a ball

And the Winner Is…

And the Winner Is…

Sawyer Nicoll

January 30, 2019


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Opinions of the forthcoming award season

Raise the minimum wage or abolish it altogether

Hunter Keaster and Angus Hsieh

January 30, 2019


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Abolish : the minimum wage hurts the impoverished and cripples the economy Hunter Keaster From sleeping on the floor to skipping meals, poverty is an issue many Americans know all too well. As many workers struggle to find work, some turn to the minimum wage as a beacon of hope; however, the minimu...

Sharks Need the Limelight

Lucy Anne Heine-Van Fossen

January 30, 2019


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Shark finning has gotten out of hand, leaving the shark population dwindling.

The Beakon: it’s about time

Olivia Buccieri and Sam Barney-Gibbs

January 29, 2019


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Setting alarms. Checking reminders. Having an intense staring contest with the clock. These concepts should be quite familiar to many, if not all of us. We all have time crunches and the stress headaches that follow. The ideal situation would be no deadlines. But, sadly, the increased responsibility...

The best time to wear a striped sweater is not all the time

Amanda Lurey

January 29, 2019


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The other day, as I revisited memories of childhood, a certain SpongeBob song popped out to me. No, it wasn’t the theme song or “F.U.N.,” it was “Sweater Song.” SpongeBob Squarepants says “the best time to wear a striped sweater is all the time.” In the song, he specifically refers to...

Reconstructing the man

Sam Barney-Gibbs

January 29, 2019


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From the aesthetic dripping on car windows to the humid air curling my hair and droplets painting the ground like an empty canvas, rain is amazing to me — an unpopular opinion. In fact, a majority of my friends, family and acquaintances speak only of negative attributes associated with rain. I mean,...

A symbol

Alex Goldbeck

January 29, 2019


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I believe that every person agrees that national security is important to the United States. We, as a country, have wanted strong national security since September 11, 2001. This was one of the first times the United States’ national security was breached and resulted in thousands of deaths of innocent...

The philosophical implications of K-Pop

The philosophical implications of K-Pop

Katya Kiseleva

January 20, 2019


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The black screen fades into a worm's-eye view of a brown brick wall. A young man in a black uniform with gold trim bends down to look into the camera. He smiles playfully and asks, “Eoseo wa, Bangtan-eun cheoeum-iji?” (“Welcome, first time with BTS?”) Little does he know that it's not my first time ...

“Am I next?”

“Am I next?”

Sravya Gadepalli

December 12, 2018


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“Am I next?” I remember asking my parents this on December 14, 2012. My first exposure to the tragedy occurred as I listened to back to back clips of children crying within the walls of Sandy Hook Elementary School. Twelve years old at the time, I cried. I cried for what seemed like a lifetime...

Threats, tweets, and wildfires – oh my!

Vincent Shnaider

December 11, 2018


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Yellow brick road aflame

Tragedy creates common ground

Tragedy creates common ground

The Editorial Board

December 11, 2018


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We are oblivious, but the solution is obvious