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Antonio Brown and the “Patriot Way”

Antonio Brown and the “Patriot Way”

Tyler Frost, Reporter

September 12, 2019

The NFL season has come and gone as the New England Patriots won Super Bowl 54 nearly five months prematurely with their stunning acquisition of wide receiver...

My journey as a vegan

My journey as a vegan

September 6, 2019

If you’re an animal lover, it probably crosses your mind from time to time that you consider going vegan. If you’re not already and you know you want...

Thoughts on Andrew Luck’s retirement

Thoughts on Andrew Luck’s retirement

Tyler Frost, Reporter

September 6, 2019

The unforeseen retirement of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has sent shockwaves throughout the Natiovnal Football League.  Luck, the former number one overall pick in the ...

Smashing the stigma

Smashing the stigma

Paige Atkison, Senior Digital Editor

September 6, 2019

The stigma surrounding mental illness can be suffocating. It stifles conversation and breeds prejudice and discrimination. People with mental illnesses...

Taking care of your body

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

April 26, 2019

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website, the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. is heart disease. In a 2015 study, the CDC stated heart disease claimed the lives of 24.4 percent of males of all ages. As for women, it claimed 22.3 percent.  Besides heart attacks, what other heart diseases are there? But first what is heart disease...

A childhood dream

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

It’s been a whole school year since I started writing these WWE stories and I’ve hoped that many of you readers of The Rip have learned just a little bit more about the greatest business in the world. With this issue being the last of the Spring 2019 semester, I wanted to share the dream I once had of being a wrestler for WWE. Every fan at one point in their life has wanted to ...

Feminism: Comparing crime and consequences

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019

Is there a double standard between crimes committed by men versus crimes committed by women? You bet your sweet bippy. But before we begin talking statistics, let’s define what a crime is. A crime is “an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law.”  Basically, it’s doing stuff you know you shouldn’...

The Undertaker’s streak at WrestleMania is nothing short of “phenom”enal

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2019

When I hear the phrase “WWE legend,” the name that first comes to my mind is The Undertaker. He is easily one of the most memorable superstars in the history of the business. The Undertaker debuted in 1990 at one of WWE’s “big four” pay per views named Survivor Series. The landscape of the company would never be the same once he stepped foot into a WrestleMania...

WWE is a global phenomenon for many reasons

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

How could something scripted be a larger than life phenomenon? How could that something bring thousands of people together in one arena and millions of other people around the world for one night? How could that something become someone’s passion after viewing just a match or an entire episode for the first time in their life? The WWE reaches an audience that spans overseas...

The deets on removing and covering tattoos

The deets on removing and covering tattoos

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Let’s just get to it. Tattoos are the shit, and I mean that in the best way possible. Except, there are tattoos that are absolutely horrific, and...

Who pays for my food?

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

March 13, 2019

Women and especially men have certain expectations to fill when it comes to dating. For example, as a man, you are expected to make the first move a.k.a. asking the girl out and planning the date whether it be to a restaurant or the movies or any other cliché activity. Let me tell you when you are courting a woman it is very attractive to show some type of effort and...

Body modifications throughout history

Body modifications throughout history

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Famous Greek Philosopher Plato thinks your tattoos are barbaric! Not in the way you are probably thinking though. The history of tattoos goes far...

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