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Diagnose your relationships with others

Megan Keane, Columnist

February 6, 2020

I’ll often find myself in the midst of these longstanding friendships or “situationships” and assess how I acquired the feelings that I have. Giving yourself some distance from those people makes this easier, whether it’s your choice or it’s forced upon you by them. You’ve got to diagnose t...

Don’t take advantage of your secret

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

February 6, 2020

Since I came out of the closet almost nine years ago, I have experienced and come across several men who are in the closet. Some of these men are not sure what they are; some are bi and some are flat-out gay, but it’s a secret. I want to make it clear that I respect anyone who is in the closet, and I don’t ever...

Opinion: ‘Elder Scrolls VI’ better be amazing

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

February 5, 2020

If Bethesda doesn’t bring its A-game for “The Elder Scrolls VI,” I’m done supporting the triple-A game developer, and you should be done, too. Bethesda director Todd Howard announced “The Elder Scrolls VI” at E3 2018 with little concrete information and no release date Predictably,...

Opinion: 3 words we all need to use more

Adam Tumino, Reporter

February 5, 2020

Gosh, aren’t words great? Where would we be without words? There are words that we use every day that we take for granted, but perhaps more egregiously there are words we do not use often that we absolutely should. In the long history of the English language, there have been many glorious words.  ...

Modern relationships are not serious

Jaidyn Yarber

February 3, 2020

I was told not to date in high school. So, the last thing I expected to hear in college was it’s the worst time to date. Especially in this time and age, it’s as if dating is a thing of the past. Titles are intimidating, and feelings are overrated. Young adults would rather be “chillin” than...

Jimmy G is not solely to blame

Dillan Schorfheide

February 3, 2020

Jimmy Garoppolo does not deserve as much blame as he is getting for the San Francisco 49ers’ loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Garoppolo is being called out all over social media and in sports media for not doing enough to help the 49ers win the Super Bowl, instead losing to the Chiefs 31-20. You...

The media should have more respect

Katelyn Eddington

January 31, 2020

This week the world stood still as NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven of their friends died in a helicopter crash.  Bryant wore the numbers 8 and 24 during his 20-season run in the NBA, all 20 seasons playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.  Gianna was going to follow in...

Kobe Bryant will forever be my hero

Blake Faith

January 31, 2020

I don’t think I could ever find the right words to say in this week's column. Sunday afternoon I was on my way back from my hometown to campus when I received the news of Kobe Bryant's death. I pulled over to three texts from my mother, brother and friend who texted me the news that my biggest personal...

Stevenson, what is going on?

Megan Keane, Columnist

January 30, 2020

Imagine this: you’re in a deep, deep, dreamless slumber. It’s peaceful and mindless and you’re thankful even if you’re not conscious about your thankfulness. You’re warm, you’re comfortable and your mind is blank for what feels like one holy minute. And, then, wailing sirens break through that...

Ode to snakes in basement

Zoë Donovan, Columnist

January 30, 2020

As the days continue to freeze students on their way to class to the bone, they find shortcuts to class, cutting through adjacent buildings to get out of the cold and the wind. For me, almost daily I find myself walking the short distance from Weller Hall, where I currently reside, to Buzzard Hall, an...

Opinion: Tipped employees need higher wages

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

January 28, 2020

Tipped employees should get paid minimum wage (or higher, if employers choose) in addition to the tips they earn. This should apply everywhere in the U.S. Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, employers can pay their tipped employees at minimum $2.13 an hour. In other states, including Illinois,...

Opinion: Sports and politics are linked

Adam Tumino, Columnist

January 28, 2020

We live in a world where many people treat sports as a means to escape the everyday world. They use sports as a way to avoid the political problems that seem to dominate everyday conversation.  The upcoming Super Bowl should serve as the ultimate escape in the minds of these people, but this yea...

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