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Grieving at Walt Disney World: Part 1

Jackson Bayer, Columnist

April 1, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I love Disney World—honestly though, who doesn’t? But while it may be the happiest place on Earth, it’s not all magic and rainbows. The following is an excerpt from my essay entitled “Waiting in Line at Disney World: A Grieving Process.” The second half of the essay will be published next Tuesday. Denial. There’s...

Will program cut fund border?

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 31, 2019


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President Donald Trump’s administration said Saturday it intends to end foreign assistance programs for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. On the surface, that move does not seem to imply more than what you and I can read it for at face value: They just will not send more aid to those countries, ...

Get rid of unnecessary ‘clutter’

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

March 31, 2019


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Sometimes in life you have to really evaluate what is important and what is not. I have had to do this a lot lately, and it includes determining whether or not certain people should be a part of my life. There are people in life who want to see you fail and thrive in knowing that your life is completely un...

Criminologists will love ‘Mindhunter’

Logan Raschke, News Editor

March 28, 2019


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“Mindhunter” is a must-watch for deviant psychology education fans, serial killer documentary enthusiasts and any (borderline cliché) cop show lovers. David Fincher, the director of the cult classic film “Fight Club,” is directing a Netflix Original called “Mindhunter.” The show is ba...

Consider the third parties in politics

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In a country ran by a traditional two-party system, the other political parties can be overlooked due to the dominance of the Democratic and Republican parties. It is commonplace for people to be affiliated with these parties because these are the well-established dominant parties Americans have followe...

Is it our job to recognize struggles?

Megan Keane, Columnist

March 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I, unfortunately, know a ton people that will only offer help when there’s personal gain involved. And, yes, there’s always a little bit to gain personally when you help someone. You feel good that you did a good thing—or, at the very least, you feel useful. That’s not enough of a motivator for...

DeVos’s proposal eliminates inclusion

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

March 27, 2019


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On March 14, the largest Opening Ceremony in the history of the Special Olympics was held in Abu Dhabi. More than 7,000 athletes from 170 countries attended the Special Olympics World Games. This year was the first year it was held in the Middle East. On March 18, Spencer Roberson, a 24-year-old Special...

Being an only child has pros and cons

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

March 26, 2019


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Whenever people find out I am an only child they always say one of two things, “Oh, you’re so lucky,” or “I wish I didn’t have any siblings.” Then they start asking all about my childhood and how nice it must have been, as if being an only child was a luxury. I realize that people do not...

Clutter-free is the way to be in life

Natalee Reynolds, Columnist

March 26, 2019


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Since last week was the first day of spring, I felt as though I needed to get some spring cleaning done. I was able to open up the windows in my house and feel the first cool, fresh breezes of spring air. Within minutes, our house smelled of earthy air and inspiration, and boy, did those scents get...

Challenge yourself on a regular basis

Staff Editorial

March 26, 2019


Filed under Columns, Editorials

It has become increasingly common over recent decades for people to take the easy route when making choices. Whether it is something as major as buying a house already furnished or as simple as traveling one block by car, most people opt for the most convenient option without even thinking. With...

What to expect in season 2 of ‘On My Block’

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

March 25, 2019


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Season two of the Netflix coming of age dramedy “On My Block” is set to premiere this upcoming Friday. Season one seems to have not been well noticed among Netflix viewers because of the lack of online discussion, but reviewers praised the show, and it currently stands at a 95 percent on Rotten Toma...

There is a winner in the vegetarian argument

Karena Ozier, Columnist

March 25, 2019


Filed under Columns

I asked my cousin, who is a vegetarian by choice, why he became a vegetarian, and he replied honestly by saying, “It is not because I care about the animals.” After saying this, he then explained the health benefits of being a vegetarian. This is not the initial response I thought I was going...

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