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Last week Pepe the Frog labeled as a hate symbol by the ADL

Last week Pepe the Frog labeled as a hate symbol by the ADL

James Gaffy, Journalist
October 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

A meme is a joke made on the Internet, typically including an image or dialogue that is funny and relatively benign. That being said, memes can also be “toxic” or harmful, displaying imagery that could offend people, but could also be very funny to others. Sometimes the reaction people have to...

Blue Lives Matter

Blue Lives Matter

Beth Bierscheid, Journalist
October 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Every day there are men and women who put on a uniform, say goodbye to their families, and walk out of their houses not knowing if they will make it home that night. The saddest part about this is that some officers actually do not make it home to their families. In today's society, law enforcement...

Pugs make the best pets

Pugs make the best pets

Alex Pringle, Journalist
October 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

People all over the world spend every day with their precious pug, and you should consider joining the club because pugs make the best pet. We all know pugs for the lumpy balls of fat and cuteness they are, but there are plenty of other benefits to owning a pug. First off, pugs look good in absolutely...

Our View

Our View

Beth Bierscheid, Nolan Boe, and Tarah Casper
October 5, 2016
Filed under Our View

With no other motive other than to make a larger profit, they have more than doubled their prices.The CEO of Epipen has claimed no logical reason for raising prices other than, “Let’s just raise rates”. Epipens were expensive before, but now the prices are unbearable. Parents with multiple children...

9/26 Presidential Debate Recap: Digs, Disrespect, and Dumb Ideas

9/26 Presidential Debate Recap: Digs, Disrespect, and Dumb Ideas

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
October 1, 2016
Filed under Everything Elections, Opinion, Showcase

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had their first official debate (read: squabble) on September 26th at Hofstra University. The candidates were supposed to discuss their views on the economy, America's direction, and national security. Continue reading for a picture of what actually went down. In my...

We need to talk about campus sexual assault

We need to talk about campus sexual assault

Tierra Pilles, Journalist
September 29, 2016
Filed under Opinion

As a female, soon-to-be college student, these are things I have to take into consideration when choosing a college. But why? One of the largest surveys ever to focus on sexual assault has found that 23% of female college students reported experiencing some form of unwanted sexual contact. Nearly...

What not to do in response to the mall attacks

What not to do in response to the mall attacks

Cami Doman, Journalist
September 29, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Whenever my family members get into fights, my dad starts to sing the famous lyrics of Dionne Warwick, “What the world needs now, is love, sweet love.” Although it’s annoying, and usually causes an eye-roll from at least one of the parties, it always makes the bickering subside. People of the...

Struggles of being a waitress

Struggles of being a waitress

Alex Pringle, Journalist
September 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion

I've been serving at a local restaurant for almost a year, and I've learned being a waitress comes with certain challenges. I'm not going to completely throw my position under the bus, because it does have benefits.  Extra money from tips, not having to wash dishes, and not dealing with the food...

What countries really think about America

What countries really think about America

Emma Zenzen, Journalist
September 27, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Is the United States really all that? Most Americans think that every country looks up to the U.S as one of the most powerful and inspiring nations in the world.  Studies and interviews prove that this may not be entirely true. While a majority of countries today find America favorable, there are...

Mental illness days should be excused….not unexcused

Mental illness days should be excused….not unexcused

Faith Schlecht, journalist
September 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion

When you type in physical illness to dictionary.com it comes up with no results, but when you type in mental illness it comes up with this: Then, when you type in sick you receive these answers:Now let me tell you, yes of course you are sick when you have a physical illness, but when you struggle with a mental illness, you have to ...

Why Fall is the greatest of the seasons

Why Fall is the greatest of the seasons

Nolan Boe
September 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Whether you enjoy football, flannels, or pumpkin flavor everything, majority of us all can say we enjoy something about fall. Some might even say it’s the greatest season. 34% of the nation to be exact, with summer racking up a 30% of the population. Here is the top five reasons fall is the absolute...

Adopt, don’t shop!

Adopt, don’t shop!

Alex Pringle, Journalist
September 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion

If you are looking for a new pet to add to your household, think about rescuing. I absolutely adore my cat, Louis. I bought him about a year ago, but I didn't buy him from a pet store or breeder. I adopted him from the Tri-County Humane Society. People around the area are searching for pets right...

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