The Observer

You should eat an orange in the shower

Bekah Blum, Columnist
May 12, 2021

There’s nothing better than eating oranges in the shower. Yes, you read that right, the good old giver of vitamin C. It’s a worry-free activity and having the freedom to do so is incredibly enlightening.   Imagine...

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Why do people still throw fits about wearing a mask?

Star Diavolikis
May 5, 2021

It has been just around a year of us all being in this pandemic. Masks have been here for at least 365 days, if not more. Why are people still throwing fits in regards to being told to wear a mask? I...

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Editorial: Violence and discrimination against the AAPI community have drastically increased over the past year , which must be addressed.

Mitchell Roland, News Editor
May 5, 2021

While May is AAPI heritage month, there has been a troubling increase in violent crimes, racism and prejudice against their community.  Racism against Asian Americans is not new, though for far too...

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The golden age of football was 2006-2011

Gabriel Strasbaugh
May 5, 2021

From a period of 2006 to 2011, the NFL reached a status that those who lived through it will never forget. From one of the greatest upsets in sports history, to the first teams in history to ever have...

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Everyone should have a mullet

Tony Smith
May 5, 2021

They’re back, baby! No, not the McRib, I’m talking about the mullet! In a time of such unpredictability, who would have thought the mullet would be making a comeback? The business-in-the-front-party-in-the-back...

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Being an introvert during a pandemic is great

Kenia Reynosa
May 5, 2021

  For years I hated being an introvert. There are many misconceptions about the introvert personality and it usually gets a bad rap. Introverts are oftentimes seen as rude, cold and antisocial....

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¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Addie Adkins
May 5, 2021

That’s right, today is May 5, which means for many there will be tacos and margaritas on the menu for dinner tonight. However, it’s not well known why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in the first place....

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Why I’m team Captain America

Why I’m team Captain America

Kate Caviezel
April 28, 2021

For Marvel fans, there was a big debate following the movie “Captain America: Civil War,” where people chose to be either team Iron Man or team Captain America. The Avengers were divided and half of...

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Editorial: Derek Chauvin convicted on all counts for murder of George Floyd

April 28, 2021

Last week, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. Chauvin was found guilty on April 20 of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder...

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Lexi Wicks (Junior) and Bailey Feinauer (Senior)

Everyone should hike this spring

Lexi Wicks
April 28, 2021

Going from winter quarter to spring quarter is a breath of fresh air. If you are anything like me, the constant dark days and cold weather can take a toll, especially while juggling the stress of online...

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Rugby is superior to football

Rugby is superior to football

Noah Wright
April 28, 2021

When I am asked what my favorite sport is I unquestionably say, “Rugby,” to which people usually reply, “isn’t that like football?” As someone who has played both sports for more than 10 years,...

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I should not pay full tuition for a fraction of the college experience

Samuel Harris
April 28, 2021

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have pondered this question many times: why am I paying full price for tuition when I’m not getting the full college experience? I did a quick calculation...

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