The Renegade Rip

Shocker: Wrestling is scripted

Karla Gutierrez

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

April 16, 2018

I was that child that was very naïve when an adult would tell me wrestling was “fake.” Looking back at it now, they were an idiot as much as I was...

Society’s influence

Christina Benavides

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018

There are many ways that society has heavily influenced people that are dealing with mental health issues, and it may be for the worse. One of the negative...

Mental health support can start with one conversation

Christina Benavides

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018

It can be hard to deal with mental illness when you have no support at home or have friends who understand what you’re going through, but there are ways...

Managing schoolwork and depression

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Though depression can be a taboo subject in American society, it is not uncommon. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, depression...

The big league is not all that great

Karla Gutierrez

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

March 23, 2018

When talking about professional wrestling, everyone thinks about WWE (or WWF as it used to be called back in early 2000s) and John Cena or The Rock. WWE...

Utilizing your resources

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Reporter

March 7, 2018

Keeping up with college courses can be daunting, even if you have a strong support system. As your workload starts to build during the semester, you may...

Wrestling is more than just hugging in the ring

Karla Gutierrez

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

March 7, 2018

In professional wrestling, there are many different styles. Many people think it’s just two people hugging in the ring, but it’s more than that, trust...

Learn from past mistakes and grow

Christina Benavides

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 7, 2018

I’ve learned a lot about myself within the past few years of dealing with mental illness, but the mistakes I made along the way are what I want to elaborate...

Letting go of the idea of perfection

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Reporter

February 25, 2018

My name is Paige and I am a perfectionist. I spend hours each day thinking about how I can be more efficient with my time, how I can do more with my academic...

Self-love takes practice

Christina Benavides

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

February 25, 2018

My journey with self-love has been difficult due to mental illness, but not impossible. I’ve learned a lot about myself the past few years. It took me...

A live act

Karla Gutierrez

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

February 25, 2018

When I was younger I always watched wrestling thinking how cool it would be to go to a wrestling show live instead of watching it from my television. Then...

Managing your education and illness

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Reporter

February 11, 2018

As someone who is living with several chronic illnesses, I can personally attest to how difficult it can be to manage schoolwork and health. Juggling medications,...

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