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Column: Trump may be distracting us from interference news

Lindsey Ulrey

September 13, 2020

The United States government has confirmed that Andrii Derkach is a Russian agent and they have sanctioned him for attempting to influence the 2020 election. This is a great step for our government because it shows that they are finally cracking down on Russian interference. This announcement has also h...

Column: Celebrating the 6th anniversary of ‘El Pintor’

Ryan Meyer

September 10, 2020

Interpol released their fifth album, “El Pintor,” six years ago as of Wednesday. It stands alone in their catalogue to me for a couple of reasons. Most notably, it was the band’s first record without Carlos D. on bass, who left the band in 2010. Additionally, it was released four years after...

Column: TikTok’s Creator Fund has been insufficient

Destiny Blanchard

September 10, 2020

TikTok’s popularity over the past few months has grown tremendously. In February 2020, it was downloaded over 100 million times. Noting the timing of this and the boost in content in the following months, I think it’s fitting to call it the “Quarantine App.” Formerly known as Musical.ly, TikTok ha...

Column: Stop using ‘broke college kid’ excuse

Katelyn Eddington

September 9, 2020

I’m getting tired of hearing the “broke college kid” reasoning for everything. Yes, we are “broke college kids,” and yes, we are only starting out this thing called life. Although I joke about it, it’s not my reason for everything. I noticed a lot of students use this as an excuse for everyth...

Column: Wake me up when 2020 ends

Gillian Eubanks

September 9, 2020

This year, unlike most others, has to be the biggest prank pulled on mankind in the history of forever. Almost every day this year, I have read something in the news that makes me feel like a cameraman is watching me waiting for a reaction. Really though, this is the worst “Black Mirror” episod...

Column: Let people enjoy Halloween, fall season

Logan Raschke

September 8, 2020

Halloween is practically canceled for all intents and purposes. Many of the events that would have celebrated the holiday have already been canceled, and towns have placed heavy restrictions on trick-or-treating due to COVID-19. For a lot of people (myself included), decorating is the one thing we can de...

Column: ‘Gilmore Girls’ good show for binging

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez

September 8, 2020

In my 19 years of life, I have watched lots of different series on Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming platforms. I even watched some on TV back when the only option people had was cable. Among some of my favorite series of all time are “The Walking Dead,” “The Umbrella Academy,” and “Black Light...

Column: Young people can end up deciding the 2020 election

Lindsey Ulrey

September 7, 2020

Millennials and Gen Z will be the largest group of eligible voters in the 2020 election. This is significant because we could sway the popular vote, but for that to be true Millennials and Gen Z will have to register to vote and then follow through. College students have a low turnout rate to election...

Column: Big corporations don’t care about BLM at all

Destiny Blanchard

September 3, 2020

In the past few months, America has entered a serious conversation about racial injustice, specifically surrounding police brutality against African-Americans. Protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement are all following the death of Breonna Taylor in March 2020, George Floyd in May, the...

Column: Why are people rushing through life?

Katelyn Eddington

September 2, 2020

Has anybody noticed the constant group of people rushing life, especially on social media? No? I am the only one, okay. Maybe it’s because of the COVID-19 pandemic or just the age I am but I have noticed all my friends on social media is posting/announcing they are engaged, married, or pregnant....

Column: Blue Lives Matter is not valid

Gillian Eubanks

September 2, 2020

This year has been plagued every day with racial injustices, innocent Black lives lost and the worst of all: “Blue Lives Matter.” Blue Lives Matter undermines Black Lives Matter. It was created as a counteract of Black Lives Matter after the killing of two NYPD officers. According to the Washingt...

Column: ‘SpongeBob’ is not quite what it used to be

Adam Tumino

September 1, 2020

I have a lot of thoughts about the Nickelodeon series “SpongeBob SquarePants.” I am sharing these thoughts for no other reason than the fact that I have a platform to do so. I grew up with “SpongeBob.” The show premiered in May of 1999 when I was five years old. Needless to say, I was a fan. ...

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