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Pete Rose deserves to be on the Hall of Fame

Pete Rose deserves to be on the Hall of Fame

Carl E. Littleberry Jr., Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Over the years the baseball Hall of Fame committee has enshrined 312 people who have contributed tremendously to the history of the game. Whether it be...

Con: Voting, should it be done?

Chris Miller, Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Your vote doesn’t really matter. Those are not the kinds of words any American voter wants to hear. Unfortunately, when it comes to electing which candidate becomes President of the United States, these words ring true. As most informed voters are aware, there are the popular votes and the electoral votes. The popular votes are the votes cast by the majority of participating...

Pro: Voting, should it be done?

AK Pachla, Copy Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Over the last twenty years in America, and indeed in many western democracies, many people, especially young people, have felt disenfranchised. Looking at the state of the world’s largest democracies, people are starting to feel as though government is not for them. As a result, many have come to the conclusion that their participation can only serve to prop up a deception. British...

The adverse effects of meeting strangers on social media

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

December 2, 2015

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With the Internet being a great place to socialize and meet different people in different countries, it’s also a way for people to satisfy their strange desire to meet complete strangers or buy things from strange people. When I was growing up, my mother had always told me not to talk to strangers, but being the curious little girl I was, I did anyway. At a young age,...

Work on campus

A K Pachla, Reporter

December 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

My first experience working a student job on a college campus was…I'm just going to say it… horrible. I was 19 and enrolled in a small state university in northern Michigan. I didn't qualify for financial aid because the Department of Education was still counting my parents' income as mine even though I was a legal adult, so I couldn't get Workstudy. When I tried to...

Logic’s sophomore album drops with success

Jacob Tovar, Reporter

December 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

New artists come across obstacles after signing on to these major record labels. The creating of a debut album that sparks a flame but has enough firepower to call for a second or sophomore album is the big obstacle. Fluent hip-hop head and Maryland native Logic released his sophomore album, The Incredible True Story, on Nov. 13. After a week went by, Logic and his team...

Mockingjay exceeds expect

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editors

December 2, 2015

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"Mockingjay Part 2," the second part of the final installment of the popular movie franchise "The Hunger Games" hit theaters on Nov. 20, and as a fan of the books, I was excited to see if "Mockingjay Part 2" met my expectations. Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role for the last time as Katniss Everdeen, the girl on fire who volunteered as tribute in place of her sister Primrose...

Drug testing in the workplace

Chris Miller and Alex Rivera, Reporter

December 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

PRO There are those who might feel that subjecting him or herself to monthly drug tests while at work, or urinating into a cup before he or she is even considered for a job interview infringes on that person’s rights to do whatever that person chooses to do with his or her own body. However, what those people won’t admit is, it’s not about their right to personal choi...

Parking on campus not worth what you pay for

Parking on campus not worth what you pay for

December 2, 2015

Driving through the parking lots on campus, I noticed how they were falling apart. The parking lot surrounding the football stadium and the parking lot...

Ansari’s new comedy is a hit

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Netflix released its newest original series, “Master of None,” on Nov. 6, which critics and viewers have responded with deserved praise. Aziz Ansari, a comedian known for his role in “Parks and Recreation” as Tom Haverford, is co-creator of the series and stars as the main character, Dev. Dev is the kind of guy that has a childlike sense of humor and seems to have...

Fatal Frame: exorcist with a camera

Chris Miller, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water isn’t just one of the best entries in the Fatal Frame franchise, and it’s also the creepiest and most challenging horror game of the year. Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is the fifth game in the Fatal Frame series and is exclusive for the Nintendo WiiU. For those unfamiliar with what a Fatal Frame game is, it’s a psychological...

Flu shots: Con

Victoria Miller, Opinions Editor

November 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year again; flu season is upon us and we are once again bombarded with reminders to get our annual vaccination. Everywhere we go, we have friends, family, corporations and organizations drilling the idea into us that getting a flu shot is a matter of life or death. Americans are scared out of their minds about getting the virus, while companies make billions...

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