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Living with Autism: A Personal Point of View

Living with Autism: A Personal Point of View

Tom Caton, Editor in Chief

April 2, 2020

What exactly is autism? Some people are aware of this mental disorder while many others do not understand and often, make fun of an individual who has autism. This mental disorder hits very close to home because I myself have been diagnosed with autism for over a decade now. Autism affects 1 in 100...

Does the “Keto Diet” Really Work?

Does the “Keto Diet” Really Work?

Josh Mavilla, Contributor

February 14, 2020

It is a new year, which means New Year’s resolutions. Do you want to lose weight and get that summer body? The Keto diet is the perfect method to do so. This is a rather quick and efficient way to shed those pounds as well. For my 2020 resolution, I decided to try it and a little over a month in, I...

Super Bowl LIV…A Game to Remember

Super Bowl LIV…A Game to Remember

Jimmy Hunyady, Contributor

February 14, 2020

Super Bowl LIV (54) headlined the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers as the Chiefs outlasted the Niners 31-20 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. Pop-star Demi Lovato started things off on Sunday night singing the National Anthem. Of course, the Chiefs rallied from behind with another...

Supreme Court divided over civil rights

Supreme Court divided over civil rights

Chris Lisle, Contributor

January 31, 2020

At the beginning of October, the Supreme Court heard a case that should be nothing less than a unanimous decision. The case dealt with the Civil Rights Act and its ability to prevent the termination of LGBTQ+ employees. There is no reason for the Supreme Court to rule that such discrimination is legal....

Ending U.S. involvement in Syria

Ending U.S. involvement in Syria

Cameron King, Opinions Editor

January 31, 2020

American involvement in Middle Eastern affairs has been a bolstering point of controversy for the United States government for the better part of the last 50 years. This not only sprung immediate conflict, but a full-on civil war amongst the Syrian people, forcing many into many chaotic, and even deadly,...

The Future is in (Y)Our Hands

The Future is in (Y)Our Hands

Lily Gongaware, Graphic Designer / Contributor

November 4, 2019

The United States’s current social injustices are real and conservatives refuse to believe it, much less admit that the blame falls in their hands.

Removing the “R-Word” from our Language

Hannah Wyman, Staff Writer

November 3, 2019

Last month, Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) became subject to criticism for appearing to agree with a voter who implied that President Trump’s actions were “mentally retarded.” The voter had asked Harris a lengthy question during her New Hampshire campaign stop in September, at one point asking,...

Textbook Troubles

Textbook Troubles

Hannah Wyman, Contributor

October 23, 2019

College tuition isn’t the only thing students and parents are shuddering at anymore. The price of college textbooks has been on the rise in recent years. From access codes to textbooks to lab equipment, students are expected to spend hundreds of dollars each school year on class materials. According...

Reviewing Apple’s latest: iPhone 11, Pro, & Pro Max

Reviewing Apple’s latest: iPhone 11, Pro, & Pro Max

Cameron King, Opinions Editor

September 27, 2019

It’s essentially a ritual at this point. Every September, Apple announces a slew of new technology to the market from the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino, California. This year, on September 10th, Apple announced not one, but three new iPhones. While rumors and leaks were a flurry in the months lea...

Trump, Iran, and the Saudi Arabian Oil Attack

Trump, Iran, and the Saudi Arabian Oil Attack

Cameron King, Opinions Editor

September 27, 2019

There’s no denying that in the last two years, tensions between the United States and Iran have been rapidly increasing as a result of withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by the Trump administration in early 2018. The initial...

The State of the 2020 Democratic Primary

The State of the 2020 Democratic Primary

Cameron King, Opinions Editor

September 24, 2019

There’s no secret that the 2019 Democratic Primary for the Presidential Election has been one of the largest fields ever seen in U.S. history. In fact, it’s even larger than most realize. Since 2017, over 250 different filings were made with the Federal Election Commission to grasp at a slot in the ...

Is it Safe to Test Products on Animals?

Is it Safe to Test Products on Animals?

Morgan Buckwalter, Opinions Editor

April 23, 2019

The next time you reach for your face cleanser or a makeup product, take a look at the ingredients section of the product. If the product does not say it is “cruelty free,” you should reconsider buying that product at the store next time you go shopping. Animal testing is real – and it happens...

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