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Point Counter-Point: Is the use of slang corrupting language?

Point Counter-Point: Is the use of slang corrupting language?

Karalee Manis and Amanda Bagnall-Newman

March 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

People use slang in everyday language all the time, and that’s not always a bad thing. Teenagers and college students are typically prone to new slang trends, both acceptable and baffling, and it is with this generation that some question what is happening with modern language. Read what our columni...

Ask Rina: Weary Big Sister

Ask Rina: Weary Big Sister

Serina Jones, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Dear Rina: My fifteen-year old sister just got her first boyfriend and I am terrified. She has seen a lot of the mistakes that I have made in the past and I am extremely fearful that she will make some of the same wrong decisions that I made. What should I do? - Weary Big Sister   Dear...

Point Counter-Point: Is it important to keep traditions alive?

Point Counter-Point: Is it important to keep traditions alive?

Karalee Manis and Amanda Bagnall-Newman

March 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, followed closely by Easter, many of us have certain traditions to which we either look forward or dread. However, the idea that there should come a time when we choose to either continue or drop traditions is one many may face, especially as we transition into adulthood...

Luke’s Movie Monday: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” shows weakness through spoilers

Luke’s Movie Monday: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” shows weakness through spoilers

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

January 18, 2016


Filed under Art & Features, Top Stories

2015s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is the only film of the year that could pry me off of Netflix and send me to the theater, and I’d wager the same applies to most broke college students. The seventh installment in the epic space opera saga, and the first to premiere in ten years, is easily in the ...

Inspiration with Lindsey: The Leverage of Inspiration

Inspiration with Lindsey: The Leverage of Inspiration

Lindsey Vagnini, Ad Manager

December 18, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

As we experiencing moments of awe, like when we stand at the end of the Thanksgiving table hoping no one sees us drooling over the delicious scent or the sensation felt while glancing at the clouds underbellies hanging loosely in the sky while sitting in an airplane among them, we are observing inspirat...

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