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Is Greta Van Fleet a Led Zeppelin clone?

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

A fairly new musical group called Greta Van Fleet has received some mixed publicity after their recent Saturday Night Live performance. For those who are unaware, Greta Van Fleet is a rock band that has recently hit the music scene with some controversial music. The controversy stems from the band’s simi...

Breakups don’t last forever; you will be OK

Staff Editorial

January 23, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

At first, breakups seem like the worst-case scenario. They’re tough to go through, no matter how you look at them. Once a breakup has been finalized, sometimes the immense pain and burden of understanding that the person you spent so much time with—so much time caring for—will never be the same pe...

I’m very petty, and I will call your mom

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Recently, I found out people that I went to high school were running their mouths about me, and I was pissed. I went into rage mode. I did just about everything but be nice and civilized, lots of yelling and shaking and cursing. And then I calmed down. I took deep breaths and I was still mad, but I was calm. Afte...

Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’ is worth your time

Megan Keane, Columnist

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Maybe “cute” isn’t a descriptor you would associate with “sexual education.” “Awkward” or “scarring” or “cringy” are probably more realistic adjectives that you associate with sex ed, but I assure you, Netflix’s “Sex Education” is just that: cute. In eight episodes, runni...

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...

Get a pet for the right reason

Staff Editorial

January 22, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Don’t adopt a pet if you’re just going to use them for an Instagram post once a week throughout your college career and then drop them off at the shelter or open your car door and shove them out so they wander across campus for the rest of their existence. Alright, we’ll cut you some slack....

Remember what King fought for; it still applies

January 21, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Martin Luther King Jr. inspired many and was a main leader in the Civil Rights Movement, during what may have been one of the darker periods of American history. Unfortunately, the same ideals that King fought against in the 1960s are the same ideals that are, right now, being played out against someon...

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...

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