The Renegade Rip

Finding out what hides beneath

Finding out what hides beneath

February 15, 2017

I want to start this off by telling you all that you are enough, no matter what anyone tells you. You are enough. So often we walk around in a dull haze...

Making love last forever

Making  love last forever

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 11, 2017

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I am certain I have shared numerous times that my husband and I have been together for 13 years. I boast the number because in the gay community, we may...

Column: How to blow off stress

Column: How to blow off stress

February 1, 2017

Last year was simply draining. From dealing with mass shootings like the one in Orlando, police brutality, or the election being the highest rated reality...

Column: Trump’s Legion of Doom

Column: Trump’s Legion of Doom

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

February 1, 2017

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President Donald Trump’s inauguration took place Jan. 20. Soon thereafter, the Senate confirmed retired Marine Corps general James Mattis as Secretary...

Column: Healthy beauty products

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

February 1, 2017

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Pink, green, blue, and purple. Those are just some of the many colorful heads of hair roaming around campus. The past few years have shown a major trend in colorful hair, but dyeing your locks these fun crazy colors may have some consequences if not cared for correctly. Breakage, brittleness, and dryness are some after effects of constantly dyed hair. That’s where I...

Same old song same old dance

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

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I am so happy the Patriots are back in the Super Bowl, and still waiting for the day sarcasm becomes a font. In arguably their easiest path to the big game by even the most casual of football fans standards, it feels like the Brady/ Belichick-era Patriots are in their 30th appearance. Tom Brady is plastered across ESPN and over-saturating your Facebook feed, and the “deflategate”...

Column: That one night

Column: That one night

J.R. Hensley, Photo Editor

December 22, 2016

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On Dec. 22, 2002 I uttered the words I thought would never leave the dark recesses of my mind. For the first time I told another human being that I was...

Column: Don’t let transfers frustrate

Column: Don’t let transfers frustrate

Veronica Morley, Reporter

December 2, 2016

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School is almost to a close now. I’m sure I’m not the only one who is counting down the days till winter vacation and calculating the minimum grades...

Column: The true gay agenda

Column: The true gay agenda

J.R. Hensley, Reporter

December 2, 2016

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Here it is. The final article of the semester and the last for my gay agenda (I think.) I never thought I would get here. Hell, for a good chunk of it...

Opinion: To far left: don’t you pity Fidel

Opinion: To far left: don’t you pity Fidel

Tyler McGinty, Special to The Rip

December 2, 2016

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Okay, so apparently there are a lot of people on the left that need to sit down and really think about their feelings on Fidel Castro, particularly Canada’s...

Column: The greatest escape

Column: The greatest escape

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

December 2, 2016

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I’m amused when people can’t understand why sports are so important. Sure, no box score or game has ever had any long-lasting impact, and no matter...

Column: Live and let live in politics

Column: Live and let live in politics

Veronica Morley, Reporter

November 16, 2016

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This election season was definitely one of the craziest seasons we’ve ever had. There is always some controversy and debate among Facebook friends who...

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