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Snowbody cares

John Veliz, Graphic Editor

February 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Four years have passed since the paragons of fitness last conquered the frigid cold. The quarterly celebration of athletic potential known as the Winter Olympics soon approaches, and the world eagerly waits for its arrival. That is, if you don’t live in Florida, Egypt, the Caribbean or any tropical...

Why you should be watching the Winter Olympics

Samantha Votzke, Senior Sports Editor

February 20, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Sports

With the Sochi games ending this Sunday, it may seem futile to try and convince anyone who isn't already watching to catch the Winter Olympics. But this isn't just about these games, it's about all future winter games. So why should anyone be watching? Especially for those of us living in a tropi...

Killer thoughts

Kenni Holland, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When we hear stories of unimaginable tragedy  and evil, it leaves many in a daze as into why things of such magnitude occur. However, what is more tragic than a tragedy is a preventable tragedy. On Oct. 23, a teen attempted to make a parental barbecue in Liberty Township, Ohio, by setting the house...

Green means go

Green means go

Maria Roberts, News Editor

January 24, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Surviving overprotective parents can sometimes feel like driving in 5 p.m. traffic on a Friday. No matter how hard you try to move forward, a crawl is all the progress you’re going to make. How do you know if you have overzealous parents? Look at your call log. Do most of your conversations look...

Sayonara, Justin Bieber?

Shelby Shoup, Entertainment Editor

December 23, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Hopefully Justin Bieber's crazy antics wear him out soon. On Dec. 17, he announced his retirement plans during an interview. However, Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun, says he was just kidding about his throwing in the towel. I seriously hope Braun is wrong. Justin has had what can only be described...

Improper benefits plague college athletics

David Blanchard, Staff Writer

December 20, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Sports

College athletes are praised for their true love and passion for their game. They don’t get paid like professionals do, or at least they shouldn’t be. Some play to reach professional status; others play just because they want to. But they all love the game. However, should some of these same athletes...

Handling holiday households

Handling holiday households

Sophia Diaz-Carraway, Staff Writer

December 20, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Family members come as quickly as the holiday break does, and they bring many problems with them. Whether it’s the ranting uncle or the whiney younger cousin, cringe-worthy situations are bound to happen. Here are some ways to overcome them. There are some people who speak just to hear their own voice,...

‘Tis the season to be greedy

‘Tis the season to be greedy

John Veliz, Graphics Editor

December 20, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As we eagerly await the festivities and delights of the holiday season with our families by our side, and food in the oven, who could forget the most important part of this time of year? The presents. As Americans focus on the materialistic side of the holiday spirit, businesses around the country...

Learn to love your body

Learn to love your body

Jasmine Caya, Staff Writer

December 20, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The teen years are when you’re most impressionable. You find yourself trapped between the desire to be unique and wanting to fit in. You cut your hair, you grow it out, you try to find the right makeup, the right clothes, the right sports. Inevitably, as a result, you compare yourself to others. And...

Student opinions on Time’s Person of the Year nominees

Sarvika Bommakanti, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Time's award for Person of the Year has been given to many such as The Whistleblowers in 2002, You in 2006 and  Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. This year, Time has narrowed the nominees down to ten based on voter popularity.They are, in no particular order, as follows: Bashar Al Assad,  Ted Cruz,...

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