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Maybe Christmas means a little bit more

Maybe Christmas means a little bit more

RachelAnn Degnan, Columnist
January 12, 2021

The holidays are the best time of the year because of the feeling in the air that brings happiness and warmth to even the grumpiest around us. I know this all too well because this year, I wanted to...

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Making a case against the holidays

Making a case against the holidays

Abigail Duchow, Columnist
January 12, 2021

I don’t think holidays are really as great as they’re made out to be by Hallmark movies. Holidays have become a commercialized plague of stress, money and health problems that include very little reward. Stress...

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Reasons why being in a long distance relationship isn’t such a bad thing

Reasons why being in a long distance relationship isn’t such a bad thing

Amy Morris, Columnist
January 12, 2021

Long distance relationships have been known to fail and be a strenuous experience by some people. However, I have a different outlook on them. I have been in a long distance relationship for over a year...

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Secularism: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion

Secularism: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion

Abigail Duchow, Columnist
November 10, 2020

In an ideal world, I shouldn’t know a politician’s or Supreme Court justice’s religious beliefs.  I think religion should be a private matter that isn’t used to garner support from voters and...

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Saying what needs to be said

Saying what needs to be said

Rey Green, Columnist
November 10, 2020

Call me crazy but Donald Trump becoming president was a good thing for America. I know, even I am in shock typing this out. It doesn’t even sound right. I can not put it in any better words than former...

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A look back on an adventurous quarter

A look back on an adventurous quarter

Mitchell Roland, Editor-in-Chief
November 10, 2020

As the quarter ends and The Observer prints our last issue until our January return, I felt a need to reflect on the businesses of the quarter. Over the past two months, The Observer staff has covered...

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Thanksgiving is the best

Thanksgiving is the best

Addie Adkins, Columnist
November 3, 2020

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to gear up for the best holiday of the “-ber” months. Can I get a “gobble gobble?” While Halloween and Christmas are tied for my number one holiday, I...

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You should try owning a pet at some point in your lifetime

You should try owning a pet at some point in your lifetime

Ty Mcphee, Columnist
November 3, 2020

Yes, I know pets aren’t for everyone but please just hear me out. Spring 2020, home alone with no one but my family cat for company. I would spend my lunch time with him to actually chat and relax...

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Good night, morning and afternoon

Good night, morning and afternoon

Ryan Nakamura, Columnist
November 3, 2020

You should be sleeping more and it’s the most important thing you can be doing for yourself right now!  In this day and age going outside and spending time with people would be great, but right now...

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The Observer bite-sized opinions

The Observer bite-sized opinions

Bekah Blum, Lead Graphic Designer
November 3, 2020

I’m so tired of hearing people say ‘when we go back to normal’ Bailey Tomlinson News Editor A phrase that I’ve been hearing repeatedly throughout the duration of the pandemic is “when...

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My culture is not your Halloween costume

My culture is not your Halloween costume

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
October 27, 2020

Every year, I see white people and non-Native Americans post their Halloween costumes that are usually described as an “Indian Princess,” and this costume trend needs to die out already. You’re...

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Facts you dislike are not fake news

Facts you dislike are not fake news

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
October 27, 2020

With a large concern of fake news being shared, everybody needs to remember not everything they disagree with is fake news.  There is a clear line between fake news and the hard truth, and you cannot...

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