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WWE is a global phenomenon for many reasons

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

Filed under Columns, Sports

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

Filed under Columns

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

Filed under Columns

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

Filed under Columns

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

From Attitude to Ruthless: the evolution of WWE

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

Filed under Columns, Sports

The late 90’s and early 2000’s of the WWE were perhaps the best years in the history of the business but in many people’s eyes, the Ruthless Aggression Era, which started in 2002, was historic as well. The Ruthless Aggression Era began when the Attitude Era ended in late 2002. It was no longer about Steve Austin performing stunners on every person he confronted...

Discrimination against men

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

February 22, 2019

Filed under Columns

You can’t have a feminist column and not talk about men. Did you know men are discriminated against for their gender? One discrimination is they can receive longer prison sentences compared to their female counterparts. In a study conducted by Sonja B. Starr, a law professor at the University of Michigan, found gender disparities in federal criminal cases. In her...

Feminism: Why isn’t there more women in charge?

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Columns

Let's talk about feminism and the relationship with the U.S. government. Let's begin with political representation. Back in 1789, when the Constitution was written, its goal was "to establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity." The Constitution...

Keeping your tat and piercing clean and safe

Keeping your tat and piercing clean and safe

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Filed under Columns

Tattoos and piercings look cool, but they come with a heavier price tag if not treated with proper care. For example, infections, STDS, scarring and...

Many of the greatest sports entertainers derive from WWE

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Sports

There’s no doubt that WWE has showcased some of the greatest athletes in the world but only a few can make the list as the greatest of all-time. In the world of sports entertainment, a professional wrestler has to possess more than just wrestling skills. They have to have the charisma to make fans get up out of their seats; they have to have mic skills to make their claims...

Tattoos: My form of self-expression

Hope Denney, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Filed under Columns

When you go to the doctor and discover you’re going to get a shot most people don’t get too excited about it. I don’t either, but the feeling of having a needle puncture my skin 50 to 3,000 times per minute feels so liberating. The first time I decided to get a tattoo I was terrified. Growing up with strictly religious grandparents made me fear the pain and the...

The competitive world of wrestling: AEW vs. WWE

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019

Filed under Columns

Since the late 90’s, the World Wrestling Entertainment has faced competition with other wrestling promotions such as World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Total Nonstop Action (TNA) and now that a new promotion titled “All Elite Wrestling” (AEW) has begun to surface in the wrestling world, fans are questioning if WWE will be facing another “war.” Since last year,...

What is feminism and why is it important?

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under Columns

The best definition of feminism comes from Wikipedia! It states, “Feminism is a range of social movements, political movements, and ideologies, that share the common goal to define, establish and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes. This includes seeking to establish educational and professional opportunities for women that are equal to those...

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