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Veganism and the environment

Veganism and the environment

October 4, 2019

Go vegan to save the planet. It turns out what goes on a person’s plate matters a lot to the environment.   Here are two reasons how veganism and other pla...

Suicide and crisis resources

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Senior Digital Editor

October 4, 2019

Mental illness is incredibly common and with mental illness often comes times of crisis. Though not all crises involve suicide or suicidal ideation, it is im...

Brown leaves the NFL

Tyler Frost, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Antonio Brown is still making headlines, and we should not be surprised. My NFL Column on the last edition of the Rip featured a story about Antonio Brown forcing his way out of Oakland to join the New England Patriots. After 11 short days, the Patriots released the troubled wide receiver after two allegations of sexual misconduct were placed on Brown. Following his release, Brow...

Debunking myths about veganism

Debunking myths about veganism

September 20, 2019

Seven myths about the vegan diet.  Myth No. 1: All vegans are skinny. A popular myth about the vegan diet is that vegans are all skinny.  Bu...

All about the myths surrounding mental illness

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Myth: Mental Health issues are uncommon The reality is mental health issues and mental illness are incredibly common. According to the U.S. Department of H...

Antonio Brown and the “Patriot Way”

Tyler Frost

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

Tyler Frost

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

Paige Atkison

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’...

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