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Underappreciated social service jobs lead to a dehumanization of society

Loren Yona

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Oftentimes in society, jokes are made at the expense of another person or group. When this argument is addressed, people's minds may immediately jump to minorities, but the group that people don't commonly consider are the people we see every day: our teachers. The joke of the century has become how...

This is why i’m not getting into college

Insiya Naqvi

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Didn’t get into your dream college? Use this excuse, seriously.

The Beakon: How to confront hate

Olivia Buccieri and Sam Barney-Gibbs

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Facing opposition

A late start

Alex Goldbeck

February 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

We sleep in and get a good education

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


Filed under Opinion

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...