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Let’s try harder and be better, millennials

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

January 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Like the streaming junkie I am, I watched the documentaries on both Hulu and Netflix on Fyre Festival. If you don’t know what Fyre Festival is—or what it tried to be—here is a brief synopsis: Fyre Festival, created by Billy McFarland and Ja Rule, was a music festival that was supposed to take...

Music holds a special power over people and places

Karena Ozier, Columnist

January 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Nearly everyone has that song that when they listen to it, it can take them away from any place they are at. Everyone’s song choice varies based on the personality of the person who is listening. Music has a powerful way of capturing how someone is feeling by telling a story through song. Music...

Tips and tricks for writer’s block

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

January 21, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Writer’s block: It happens to the best of us—especially English majors because they do a ton of writing for their classes. I am currently having writer’s block coming up with more topics for these opinion columns, and it’s only the third week of the semester. I have plenty more columns I have to c...

Is Tom Brady really the ‘baddest’ guy

Jackson Bayer, Columnist

January 21, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Before Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was quoted as saying he was the “baddest mother (expletive) alive.” Regardless of the game’s subsequent results, Brady has quite the impressive résumé to back up ...

Gillette commercial: Is it that big of a deal

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Am I the only one that thinks it is odd that a razor company tackled the issue of toxic masculinity in an advertisement? Well, regardless of the medium, it should not be controversial to send out this message to the public. Gillette has recently put out an advertisement that talks about the issues wit...

Choose to be a better person than you were

Natalee Reynolds, Columnist

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Although it takes a lot of guts for me to be vulnerable enough to openly and publicly admit this, I used to be a really, really crappy person. And I’m still working on not being a crappy person to this day. I lost most of the few friends I had in high school and the reasoning behind that was alway...

Writing about the past can be insightful, validating

Megan Keane, Columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In a couple of my classes this semester, we’ve begun discussing the helpful aspects of journaling. Don’t roll your eyes: journaling is therapeutic and beneficial. I don’t do it often, but when I do, it helps me acknowledge and understand my feelings. This may not seem important in the grand sc...

Recovery is possible for anyone

Andrew Paisley, Columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Imagine yourself in a dark hole, a deep one that you want desperately to get out of, but you just cannot seem to do it on your own. This was me just three months ago when I was suffering from addiction. It all started 2 1/2 years ago, when I turned 21 years old. I had started drinking, and over the next t...

Periods suck already, get rid of the stigmas

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Periods suck. No one likes waking up with bleeding, cramping and feeling nauseous, which is exactly what I do the majority of days I’m on my period. However even through the pain I find myself in every month, the worst part is the people who want to comment on how periods work or want to tell me...

Don’t be an entertainment snob

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnistt

January 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Winter is finally coming. After months of suspense and waiting, HBO finally confirmed the final season of "Game of Thrones" will be debuting on April 14. Even better, HBO released an ominous trailer which made fans forgive the network for all of the previous aggravating teasers, which only lasted...

View health as a priority this year

Karena Ozier, Columnist

January 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

On average, the typical person visits the doctor four times in a year. I am not the average person. I couldn’t tell you the last time I visited the doctor because it has been so long—until recently. I have always talked myself out of going to the doctor because I hated the fact that they could ...

Reach out to family, friends when possible

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I’m the kind of person who hardly ever gets sick or injured. With that being said, I am quite clumsy, and you can imagine my horror and shock when I fractured my ankle in the stupidest way possible. I was just walking to my next class and tripped on a twig, or a crack in the sidewalk, or something els...

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