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Self-harm can take several forms

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Trigger Warning: Please do not read if you are triggered by discussion of any self-harm methods. For many people, the first thing that comes to mind when the topic of self-harm comes up is cutting. While cutting is certainly, and sadly, a common form of self-harm, it is far from the only one. Self-h...

It’s OK to miss out, focus on yourself

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

October 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

It is about time I addressed something that has been going on for a long time. I am done hiding it. I have an extreme Fear of Missing Out (FOMO). You may be laughing now, but the severity of my case is nothing to take lightly. I walk the fine line between sanity and insanity as I force myself to try to d...

Break the stigma surrounding mental health

Megan Keane, Columnist

October 10, 2018


Filed under Columns

Yesterday, Oct. 10, was World Mental Health Day. Lots of people struggle with mental health—I don’t think we need statistics at this point to know that. We’ve been shown the statistics and we know this. What we hardly ever hear about are the specifics of peoples’ struggles. Maybe in a once-and-awhile Fa...

Seasonal depression is not made up at all

Andrew Paisley, Opinion Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Uncategorized

Throughout the past month, I have been dealing with seasonal depression. Usually, this doesn’t start affecting me until closer to November, but it hit me early this year. I often feel that people do not take it seriously when someone says they are dealing with seasonal depression. This is not a j...

Let friends know you made it home safely

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

October 9, 2018


Filed under Columns

Have you ever told a friend to text you when they make it home safely after leaving your house? I’m sure most people have because I think it’s a pretty common thing to do, but have you ever had them forget to text you? Have they ever fallen asleep right when they get home without texting you? If...

Letter from the Editor: Editorials and what they mean

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Columns

“A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.” — Arthur Miller As I type this letter, this terrible jumble of nerves leaves my stomach and transmits all sorts of hesitation throughout my body.  I’ve been pacing in and out of my newsroom, breathing heavily, pausing in betw...

Big deals need more recognition

Natalee Reynolds, Columnist

October 8, 2018


Filed under Columns

In December of 2016, the Chicago Tribune came out with an article that explained the revenue and taxes that funded public schools in Illinois— the results are disheartening. Local taxpayers fund 67.4 percent of public schools, while the state funds roughly 20 percent and the federal government fund...

Trump’s tweets will forever remain a terrible mystery

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

October 7, 2018


Filed under Columns

I know what the big topic is on everyone’s mind right now, and believe me I cannot fathom how Brett Kavanaugh was still voted in after all the controversy around him. But some tweets about his being voted in are what also caught my attention. President Trump was in Kansas for another one of his rall...

Leave your political views off social media

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

It is one thing to post an image or text on social media that you enjoy or find informative about politics. It is an entirely different thing to blow up your social media feed or feeds with post after post bashing a specific political figure or party. While I have been known to like or share a post every ...

Men need to learn empathy

Adam Tumino, Sports Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

All men are bad. Not some men. Not even most men. No, all men are bad. Masculinity is like an infectious, degenerative disease. All men contract it at a young age, and it gets progressively worse without treatment. Many men simply get used to it. They have been this way for as long as they can remembe...

Respect guest speakers; learn from them

Abigail Carlin, Columnist

October 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Having a guest speaker come visit a class is always a valuable experience. Whether it be a local business owner imparting their wisdom on future entrepreneurs, a veteran teacher giving tips to student teachers regarding the job hunt or a community leader talking to political science students about the lat...

The gender pay gap: Any solution in sight?

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Columns

The United States of America prides itself on equality between gender, race and class but there are still serious problems on “equality” in our country. When it comes to the gender pay gap, there is a solution in sight but no viable solution in the near future. Before I am attacked for what I am about to ...

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