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From Attitude to Ruthless: the evolution of WWE

Taylor Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

“Luigi’s Mansion,” a unique remake for Nintendo

Ruben Lira, Reporter

December 5, 2018

When the Nintendo GameCube came out in early 2000, there were so many games to play and choose from. “Luigi’s Mansion” gave the Mario brother his own game. It was a very unique game that was not like most Mario games released. Nintendo had recently released the same game for the newer console the Nintendo 3DS. The game, although still the same, has slight changes since...

STDs? No Problem.

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

November 28, 2018

For people to effectively take care of their sexual health, they need the resources and support. It’s not always simple for some because of financial reasons and lack of knowledge and trusted sources. I’ve spent some time curating resources that I found useful, but like always any questions about sexual wellness should be taken to a professional to ensure receiving...

Twist of fate to life

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Looking back ten years ago I never would’ve thought that I’d be in love with wrestling as much as I am now, let alone know that it exists. Most of my family weren’t fans of wrestling so I was basically the odd one when it came to interests.  I always thought of WWE as a larger than life phenomena that I couldn’t imagine my life without.  When I was 11 years old...

These stars of mine

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

November 9, 2018

All fans have their favorite wrestler that they look up to or just enjoy watching. The typical favorites among fans are usually John Cena, Roman Reigns, or Randy Orton. However, I’m not one of those fans because I am proud to say that Triple H is my all-time favorite. People always ask me why he is my favorite like it’s the weirdest thing they’ve ever heard. It is...

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