OPINION: Mainstream media only sees Clinton

OPINION: Mainstream media only sees Clinton

Grace Lindsley, Copy Desk Chief

October 22, 2015


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If you’ve been following the democratic primaries at all this year, then you already know that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and mainstream news media has been having a torrid love affair with Hillary Clinton. You want fewer debates so your competition can’t gain exposure? Of course,...

OPINION: Preventing mass shootings

Sarah Quartararo, Copy Editor

October 14, 2015


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“Are you planning or thinking of hurting or killing other people?” Last week we saw not only the shooting at Umpqua Community College plastered across  headlines, but also shootings on Northern Arizona University and Texas Southern University campus’.. That’s three shootings in less a week.  Chances ...

OPINION: Flashy vs. trashy

Victoria Shamrell, Assistant Scene Editor

October 14, 2015


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It’s once again that time of year when stores fill up their racks with over sexualized women halloween costumes. It’s not only women’s costumes, but young girl’s costumes are over sexualized as well. This past September, a mother criticized Party City over a sexy cop costume offered to gir...

OPINION: Second Amend this

OPINION: Second Amend this

Jonathan Glover, News Editor

October 11, 2015


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Mark it down. That’s number 296 of the year; one more for the record books, one more statistic, and one more news broadcast. When’s happy hour and who’s buying? Last Thursday, a 57-year-old Florida gunman opened fire on two men at a home in Inglis Florida before killing himself. This happened ...

OPINION: My rights – not your decision

OPINION: My rights – not your decision

Julia Moreno, Assistant News Editor

October 11, 2015


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The recent vilification of Planned Parenthood by conservative members of Congress has once again stirred up the decades-old abortion debate.   Additionally, a video circulating around the Internet allegedly showing Planned Parenthood selling tissue harvested from aborted fetuses turned out to...

OPINION: I just can’t love the Seahawks anymore

OPINION: I just can’t love the Seahawks anymore

Elliott Llera, Online Editor

October 11, 2015


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It’s a sentiment that has been brewing inside of me for a while. It has nothing to do with recent on field results; I felt this way before the 0-2 start, so don’t just peg me as another person “falling off of the bandwagon”. This iteration of the Seattle Seahawks embodies everything wrong with ...

OPINION: Smokers a danger to others

Casey Friedman, Copy Editor

October 7, 2015


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For a long time, I have stood in lines waiting for movies or concerts and had tobacco smoke blown into my face. I run into smoke on the way to class everyday, the way to work, the way to the gym. I even have experienced people smoking right outside next to my apartment. I can’t stand it. Smoking...

OPINION: The best trophy in sports isn’t the Lombardi

Kelly Kneer, Staff Reporter

August 3, 2015


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An Olympic Gold medal, the Superbowl’s Lombardi Trophy, a Fifa World Cup – which is the most coveted jewel in the sports world crown? In my opinion, the most difficult and prestigious of is none of these. The Little League World Series on the other hand, is utterly deserving of such a title.   First...

OPINION: Unique challenges for international students

Justin Phan, Staff Reporter

August 3, 2015


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As an international student in the U.S., I have always struggled with the new challenges that lay in front of me. After more than 5 years, I know what the biggest challenges have been for me, and have learned to deal with them. New Assignments: In a college course, the teacher will likely grade ...

OPINION: Healthy and happy living

Justin Phan, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2015


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Nowadays, everybody is talking about having a healthy diet. Books and TV shows try to convince people to eat more green vegetables and go to the gym more often. But are these things really going to improve our life?   Junk food is everywhere today, and it is so easy to buy a bag of chips or...

OPINION: Your landlord is not your babysitter

Forrest Hollingsworth, Staff Reporter

July 26, 2015


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In the last month, the bathroom floor of the house I rent started sinking into the basement. The next day, my fridge completely stopped working and the day after that, the power went out completely with no sign of returning, we couldn’t use our water (showers and toilets, too!) because a company hired...

OPINION: Listen to instrumental music, your brain will thank you

OPINION: Listen to instrumental music, your brain will thank you

Justin Phan, Staff Reporter

July 24, 2015


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As a college student who has a hard time focusing on one thing like studying or doing homework, I find listening to music is useful because it helps me concentrate on what I am doing at the time. Brain and music connection I am a hyperactive person, so as a kid growing up, I would have never been a...

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