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September 5, 2019

Going green for humanity

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff writer

September 5, 2019

In human nature we expel the darkness in which covets and dwells within the world. We are taught to rid ourselves of any suffering we have experienced or at the very worst to endure pain until we no longer can, because the image of perfection means more to society than any of our souls, but we do not...

Save yourself, follow your gut

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

September 5, 2019

Take a moment to think back to your early childhood, to the days where you were carefree and nothing but your happiness mattered. Then think to that time at around age 4 or 5, you entered a public or private school. It was there you met other students your age and were thrown into believing that you ...

Obesity is a societal threat

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

America needs to change how it frames the obesity epidemic from an individual problem to a societal threat. In the last few decades, America’s citizenry has seen a gradual and significant rise in its obesity rate. In 2018 the CDC reported that the adult obesity rates now exceed 35% in seven states,...

Students are not getting enough sleep

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

The issue of American students not getting enough sleep is not treated with the severity it deserves. This needs to change.   The U.S. needs to update its educational standards to accommodate the scientifically proven biological needs people, especially adolescents, have for sleep. It needs to enco...

Met Gala shakes things up

Nick Campbell, @TheNCExperience

May 9, 2019

The 2019 Met Gala, held in New York every year did not disappoint. What many don’t know about the event, is that it’s formally known as the Costume Institute Gala. It also serves as an annual fundraiser. What it’s more commonly known for are the eccentric costumes worn by celebrities from all walks of en...

Mental health misunderstood

Spencer Batute and @batutie_

May 9, 2019

It’s no secret that mental health is becoming an increasingly prevalent issue in today’s social landscape. According to the National Alliance on mental illness, one in five adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year, and one in five youth aged 13-18 experience a severe mental diso...

Data mining can be helpful

Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

The “gatekeepers” of social media and television know how to get the public to consume their products and use their services in order to make a profit. Some may think this is a privacy breach but it’s not. Here’s why data mining is good for consumers and why we should stop fighting it. Res...

What’s happening to rap music?

Raazhel Watkins, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Throughout the years, the culture and ideas behind making hip-hop and rap music has changed dramatically. In the past  rap used to be very lyrical and have a meaning, purpose, or even messages behind it. Famous rappers like Tupac would rap about things that happened in their life or would rap about ...

Social media brings benefits

Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

It’s easy to see that as time goes on, society evolves along with new technology, but is this a good or a bad thing? Are we too dependent on technology? As technology advances, people are always looking for the newest and “most trendy” thing of the time. With this comes different forms of media....

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