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Reflections: National anthem protests bring opposing views

Reflections: National anthem protests bring opposing views

Andrea Barile, Luke Ulatowski, and Jill Keskimaki

October 12, 2017


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In 2016, football player Colin Kaepernick started a national dialogue by kneeling during the national anthem to protest perceived racial injustice in the United States. When President Donald Trump harshly criticized football players who kneel during the national anthem in September of 2017, the act gained...

Mayhem Poets show our submission to the loud

Mayhem Poets show our submission to the loud

Luke Ulatowski, Executive Editor

October 10, 2017


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Oct. 3’s convocation-headlining Mayhem Poets want to prove that poetry does not have to be boring. What they may not have considered is that they simply do not respect poetry for what it is. Early in the event, performer Mikumari Caiyhe did his impression of a traditional poet: old and stodgy. He an...

Reflections: Japanese students respond to North Korea’s threats

Reflections: Japanese students respond to North Korea’s threats

Andrea Barile, Luke Ulatowski, and Jill Keskimaki

September 26, 2017


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Since August, North Korea has launched two missiles over Japan. Both incidents sparked government-issued warnings for Japanese civilians and worldwide outcry. Lakeland students from Japan shared their outlook on the growing issue. Click the slideshow to read on. 

Point Counterpoint: Should students be required to attend convocations?

Point Counterpoint: Should students be required to attend convocations?

Adrian Hackl and Willie Franke

May 5, 2017


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There have been many debates over whether or not convocations should be a requirement for graduation. Read on as our columnists give their sides.

Reflections of an actress

Reflections of an actress

Mayce Bacon, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2017


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Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to be a star. At first, my plan was to become President of the United States, then a movie star, then an international pop singer and so on. But none of them really fit me. Not until I was on stage and could feel the audience’s eyes on me. The first big...

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