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3D printed guns are a click away

3D printed guns are a click away

Josh Morrison

September 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The debate over gun control takes a new turn: 3D printed firearms. With the release of the blueprints by Defense Distributed earlier this month, the possibility of printed weapons changes from a hypothetical to reality.   The issue itself began in 2013, when the organization in question developed the world’s first printed gun, then publishing the bluepri...

Defending Democracy

Defending Democracy

September 1, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Founding Fathers decided that journalism mattered in 1787. So much so that they decided to ensure a free press was the only occupation to be protected by the Constitution. This isn’t something that should be taken lightly.   Journalism isn’t the “enemy of the people,” it’s the protector. It’s the guardian of democracy. It’s the c...

Students: start saving for college

Students: start saving for college

Madison Forbis

May 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Higher education is becoming an increasingly more competitive market. Schools that were once commonly considered safety schools have become reach schools for many. As a college degree becomes increasingly expected in the workforce, more and more people are considering college for their post-graduate...

Reopen restrooms

Reopen restrooms

Reema Patel

May 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

You remember the whole water bottle you drank during 1st period halfway through a test worth a quarter of your grade and, with reluctant permission from the teacher, you hurry to the nearest restroom only to find a sign with the fateful message: “closed”. This one word sends you on a ten-minute wild goo...

We need gun control policy change and action

We need gun control policy change and action

Katie Delk

February 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

After 19-year-old, depressed Nikolas Cruz murdered 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, President Donald Trump offered "prayers and condolences." But with 30 mass shootings just this year as of Feb. 14, according to the Gun Violence Archive, we need more than j...

COLUMN: Community Service

COLUMN: Community Service

Madison Forbis

February 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

“I met a homeless person at my one and only time at the local food pantry and it made me realize that my life is great and theirs isn’t.” Sound familiar? It must to college admissions officers. With the rise of mandatory community service hours in American high schools, community service...

Halloween just isn’t the same anymore

Halloween just isn’t the same anymore

Lauren Komar

October 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Halloween was my favorite holiday. Since I can remember, Halloween was my favorite day. I would spend hours figuring out which costume to wear each year. Was I going to be one of the many Disney princesses or opt for a scarier look like Ghostface from Scream, or Jason Voorhees from Friday The 13th? The...

How old is too old to trick or treat?

How old is too old to trick or treat?

Mercy Tsay

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Trick or treating has always been an October staple since I was young, along with the pumpkin spice lattes and Ugg boots. Many people begin to shame trick or treating when you get older and I don't think that's fair. I rarely went out trick or treating as a kid but the times that I did I had...

Colin Kaepernick deserves to play

Colin Kaepernick deserves to play

Arianna McQueen

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers,  Colin Kaepernick, made headlines at the start of the 2016 NFL preseason when he decided to take a knee during the National Anthem. In an interview, Kaepernick explained why he kneeled, saying “I am not going to stand to show pride for a country that oppress...

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