OPINION: What about you, Pluto?

OPINION: What about you, Pluto?

April Radke, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2015


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Now that the New Horizons probe finally got its photo shoot with Pluto, that evasive little rapscallion at the edge of the solar system, people are once again impassioned about this curious little hunk of rock and ice. Anthropomorphized Pluto cartoons sprung up almost instantaneously, showing the...

OPINION: Women are at work too

Randi Gibbons, Staff Reporter

July 20, 2015


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Summer time calls for more road construction across the country. It seems as though every single main road leading to essential destinations are riddled with construction and therefor traffic.

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OPINION: We should all drink a little red wine

OPINION: We should all drink a little red wine

Kelly Kneer, Staff Reporter

July 9, 2015


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As a college student, “drinking” often times involves exorbitant amounts of alcohol, a nauseating hangover, and a vow to never partake in such activities again. Weight gain and unhealthy lifestyle habits can often be attributed to a student’s introduction of alcohol.   Drinking has earned...

OPINION: Russell Wilson isn’t going anywhere

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

July 6, 2015


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Since Pete Carroll and John Schneider arrived in the Pacific Northwest the Seahawks have debunked plenty of team building strategies. They have provided the twelves a lot of joy by winning the ultimate prize against Denver two years ago.   They also endured some heartbreaking defeats during...

OPINION: ESPN’s Colin Cowherd shows his age and lack of expertise in his rant against professional gaming

OPINION: ESPN’s Colin Cowherd shows his age and lack of expertise in his rant against professional gaming

Jonathan Glover, Sports Editor

May 28, 2015


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ook out, America. There’s a new sport on the horizon and it doesn’t involve balls, pads or large crowds of people getting drunk in a parking lot before games. Well, it might actually involve the latter. I’m talking about live video game tournaments, more commonly referred to as eSports. In r...

OPINION: Animal shelters need more help to continue operations

OPINION: Animal shelters need more help to continue operations

Sarah Hoot, Copy Editor

May 27, 2015


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Visiting a shelter for the first time can seem like an overwhelming experience; there are barking dogs and mewing cats. There are animals that look like they would rather bite you than become your pet. But imagine how those animals must feel. They were taken from their homes and put into a place wit...

OPINION: The stages of beard growth from a girlfriend’s perspective

OPINION: The stages of beard growth from a girlfriend’s perspective

Grace Lindsley, Copy Desk Chief

May 27, 2015


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When I first met my boyfriend, he had long messy hair and a bushy black beard to match. If I’m being honest, he really wasn’t my type. I prefer my men a bit more put together, but after going out for almost two years, it’s pretty clear his hair was never a deal breaker. I’ve gotten used to the...

OPINION: Five lessons I learned about beards from my bearded boyfriend

OPINION: Five lessons I learned about beards from my bearded boyfriend

Maria Harr, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2015


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When I arrived at Central, I was disappointed in the lack of variety of men at this school. Everyone had beards. Almost every guy I met had a beard, and I feared that the beard trend would keep me single at Central because, honestly, I’m not a fan. Then I met my bearded boyfriend. I was surp...

OPINION: The stark difference between police action in Waco shooting and Baltimore riots

Kala Tye, Copy Editor

May 20, 2015


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Waco, Texas just had a massive biker gang shootout. Nine dead and 18 critically injured with an estimated 170 gang members being taken into custody. So many, in fact, that they had to take them to a nearby convention center in order to process them all. Police were there in full riot gear gassing, t...

OPINION: Hollywood take note, I’m going to see “Mad Max: Fury Road” because of Furiosa

OPINION: Hollywood take note, I’m going to see “Mad Max: Fury Road” because of Furiosa

Maria Harr, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2015


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Maybe you, like me, haven’t seen “Mad Max: Fury Road” yet. But for the last three days you’ve been bombarded with people telling you to go see it. Friends, co-workers and half of my Facebook feed have said it’s a must-see-movie. Their number one reason for recommending? Charlize Theron’s...

OPINION: Black Widow is still a feminist character in Avengers: Age of Ultron

OPINION: Black Widow is still a feminist character in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Kala Tye, Copy Editor

May 13, 2015


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  “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has garnered criticism due to the love affair between Bruce Banner (The Hulk played by Mark Ruffalo) and Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow played by Scarlett Johansson) being considered unfeminist. Critics claim that Romanoff was reduced to a simple love interest, ther...

OPINION: Nerd movies like Avengers aren’t made for the nerds anymore

OPINION: Nerd movies like Avengers aren’t made for the nerds anymore

April Radke, Copy Editor

May 13, 2015


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Avengers: Age of Ultron just came out, and if you’ve been reading the paper like a good pupil, you know that even more Marvel and DC movies are on the way, to present interesting hurdles and varied fan expectations. As fascinating as it will be to see how all these comic-book-based movies sort out owner...

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