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A home on wheels: New college graduates should live in a van

A home on wheels: New college graduates should live in a van

Jayce Kadoun, Columnist
October 27, 2020

For many students, the time period that follows graduation is the first opportunity they’re given to be free as an adult.  Between school, work and the obligations of everyday life, free time gets...

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Indoor football is underrated

Indoor football is underrated

Derek Harper, Columnist
October 20, 2020

Once the Super Bowl is over, people claim there’s no football until the NFL starts up again the following season. Yet so many people don’t understand that indoor football is real football, it’s just...

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I’m glad Soulslike gaming is dying

I’m glad Soulslike gaming is dying

Bailey Tomlinson, News Editor
October 20, 2020

2017 was a huge year for indie games, of which I am a major fan. Games made without the backing of a large studio, often crowd-funded, developed over several years, made with a tiny development team...

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I know it’s discouraging out there, but it’s time to vote

I know it’s discouraging out there, but it’s time to vote

Addie Adkins, Columnist
October 20, 2020

I hate election season. I’ve hated it for a long time.  Every four years, memories from past elections pop up on my Facebook and their sentiments reflect the ones I still carry today, the main theme...

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MLB hits home run with playoff format

MLB hits home run with playoff format

Jared Galanti, Columnist
October 13, 2020

The MLB’s current playoff format that they created due to the COVID-19 pandemic is a great one. In the past, MLB has changed up its playoff format to give more teams an opportunity to get into the postseason....

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A time in sports we may never see again

A time in sports we may never see again

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Columnist
October 13, 2020

Despite the dark clouds that have loomed over the world recently, there is a silver lining: the same Tiffany silver of the Vince Lombardi Trophy. The sports equinox has graced our lives in a time we needed...

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Horror games are fun because they aren’t fun

Horror games are fun because they aren’t fun

Ty Mcphee, Columnist
October 13, 2020

Silent Hill, Slender: The Eight Pages, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Phasmophobia, Amnesia, Resident Evil, Outlast. These are horror games that a good majority of people would say they don’t enjoy playing...

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Retail and restaurant jobs are becoming increasingly stressful

Retail and restaurant jobs are becoming increasingly stressful

Jessica Perez
October 13, 2020

People need to be kinder to retail and restaurant workers, especially during a pandemic. Retail and restaurant workers are working in a risky environment right now. They come into contact with a lot of...

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Five reasons the Seahawks are going to win the 2021 Super Bowl

Five reasons the Seahawks are going to win the 2021 Super Bowl

Sean Bessette, Columnist
October 7, 2020

Since winning the 2013 Super Bowl and nearly winning the 2014 Super Bowl, the Seahawks have been a consistent playoff threat but not a Super Bowl contender. Here are five reasons why 2020 is different...

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Housing is a fundamental right, but the rental market doesn’t know that

Housing is a fundamental right, but the rental market doesn’t know that

Addie Adkins, Columnist
October 7, 2020

Until recent history, humans have been able to make shelter for themselves. We could settle in a land, build a house without restrictions and live off the land. In this present world, homes and shelter...

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You aren’t seeing Marxism, you are seeing democracy in action

You aren’t seeing Marxism, you are seeing democracy in action

David Hartless, Columnist
October 7, 2020

To say the year 2020 has been interesting is an understatement. There’s been a pandemic and civil unrest from the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, their deaths resulting in protests happening...

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Can we start caring for the collective good?

RachelAnn Degnan, Columnist
October 1, 2020

In our society, we like to believe that if our lives were made into a movie, we would be the main character. We rarely consider the fact that our lives are not just about our growth and our strength but...

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