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Inspiration with Lindsey: When looking ahead, what does worry do for us?

Inspiration with Lindsey: When looking ahead, what does worry do for us?

Lindsey Vagnini, Ad Manager

October 11, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

(Photo by Lindsey Vagnini) It amazes me that we are indeed more informed now than ever in the history of the world, yet it seems as if people are more anxious than ever before. Listen to the messages people are sending in their small talk conversations the next time you stand in line at a grocery or department store line...

Danielle’s Top Five: How to keep your room clean

Danielle’s Top Five: How to keep your room clean

Danielle Livingston, Managing Editor

October 7, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

1. Have nothing Simply have nothing in your room. Maybe keep it in a friend’s place. Tada, you do not have to even worry about cleaning. 2. Ignore it If you don’t pay attention to the filth, it will go away. Right? 3. Check out Google Play Store There has to be an app for that. ...

Minority Perspective: Tiger stripes

Minority Perspective: Tiger stripes

Benjamin Wilks, Staff reporter

October 5, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

My blackness is something I take pride in; something I take joy in. I wake up every morning and smile in the mirror, looking at my appearance, picking out my afro and feeling confident about myself. But there was a time when I didn’t think or do any of that. I would look at myself in the mirror...

Inspiration with Lindsey: Your patience matters

Inspiration with Lindsey: Your patience matters

Lindsey Vagnini, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I painfully waited in a long line at a local Starbucks, ignoring the stressed out lady awaiting her coffee fix, the snuggled middle school couple more interested in each other than their reason for being in line and the clanging of steamers. Grumbles filled the green triangular-shaped ceiling of the...

Don’t forget, we are a part of nature!

Don’t forget, we are a part of nature!

Benjamin Wilks, Sports Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

How we react to each other and ourselves determines a lot about how we grow as people, and about how we grow as a whole. Ishmael Beah, during his keynote speech on March 31, said “Nature reacts to humans; just as humans react to nature.” This quote stood out to me because from it you can see a...

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