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Trump, Iran, and the Saudi Arabian Oil Attack

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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 Democratic primary candidates for President at the first debate.

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...

Why Yoga is Extremely Effective

Why Yoga is Extremely Effective

Morgan Buckwalter, Opinions Editor

April 8, 2019

Are you looking for a new way to work out, but without having to go to the gym? Yoga is a fun, simple way to stay physically and mentally fit within the walls of your own home. Some benefits of yoga are increased flexibility, stress relief, and cost effectiveness. One of the main reasons yoga is effective...

How Plastic is Ruining our Oceans

How Plastic is Ruining our Oceans

Morgan Buckwalter, Opinions Editor

March 22, 2019

Imagine this, you are a sea turtle who is swimming frantically in the ocean because the home you have established for yourself is taken over by floating bottles, trash, and other plastic items. Where are you and your family supposed to live now? How can you suffice in an environment of immense toxicity?...

Should Original Versions of Movies and Shows Remain Untouched?

Should Original Versions of Movies and Shows Remain Untouched?

Morgan Buckwalter, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2019

Although there are several movies and television shows have been recreated before, it has recently been drawn to some television lovers’ attention that not every movie or show should be re-enacted. Some people think that the original version will be ruined if it is recreated. Also, some of the actors...

Designer Items: Are They Worth it?

Designer Items: Are They Worth it?

Tom Caton, Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2019

Have you ever seen a piece of clothing you really loved, looked at the price tag, put it back and immediately felt the need to leave the shop? It happens to all of us and in recent times the high-end designer clothes has even become more noticeable. We have all heard about high-end luxury designers like...

SPLASH into Spring Break 2019

SPLASH into Spring Break 2019

Morgan Buckwalter, Opinions Editor

February 18, 2019

After mid-terms, students are ready for a long, well-needed break. The constant studying, homework and tests can put an immense amount of pressure and stress on students. Once the mid-term tests are over, most students are ready to relax and enjoy their time off from school. As the spring months approach,...

Meet our new Opinions Editor, Morgan!

Meet our new Opinions Editor, Morgan!

Morgan Buckwalter, Opinions Editor

February 16, 2019

Hello! My name is Morgan Buckwalter, and I am the new Opinions Editor for Cal Times. I started writing for Cal Times in the fall of 2018 as a staff writer. I was given the incredible opportunity to write for the Opinions section of the paper. My hometown is York, Pennsylvania and I will graduate from...

The Popular Debate Over Pop vs. Soda

Morgan Buckwalter, Opinions Editor

February 6, 2019

Sometimes, water simply does not satisfy me throughout the day. I often crave the taste of the bubbly, sugary liquid and the boost of energy it creates after consumption. However, ordering a soft drink at a restaurant can be problematic. Once the word, “soda” comes out of my mouth, the puzzled look...

Are Apple AirPods worth the purchase?

Morgan Buckwalter, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2019

Technology is ubiquitous in today’s society, and there will always be new advances within the technological world. Apple is one of the most popular brands in the country. A majority of people who own an Apple iPhone stick with other Apple products as well. This may be the reason why the Apple Airpods...

“EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE”

The photo above shows the shocking similarities of Ted Bundy (left) and Zac Efron (right).

Evan Peffer, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

With the recent release of Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapeson Netflix, and the premiere of Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile at the Sundance Film Festival at the end of January, it seems that no matter where you look, there is someone talking about the infamous killer. The bigge...

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