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The holy land of equality

The holy land of equality

J.R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Columns

I jokingly say that my husband and I made a pilgrimage to New York City to visit the holy-gay landmark of The Stonewall Inn, referring to the trip most...

Billionaire buys seat

Billionaire buys seat

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

February 15, 2017

Filed under Columns

On Feb. 6, billionaire heiress Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the United States Senate in a 51-50 vote. The historic vote, requiring a tiebreaker cast by...

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...

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: Making love last forever

Column: Making love last forever

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 1, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

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...

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

Filed under Columns

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: 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...

Column: Shades of gray in sexuality

Column: Shades of gray in sexuality

J.R. Hensley, Reporter

November 16, 2016

Filed under Columns

I am going to let you in on another secret, there are certain places around town where men who love men can get together for momentary trysts. Oh, you...

Column: This election all but screams at Dems to change tactics next time

Column: This election all but screams at Dems to change tactics next time

Dylan Bryant, Reporter

November 16, 2016

Filed under Columns

A phrase heard a lot this election cycle was the familiar trope, “The Silent Majority,” a term used to describe a group of people whom are not outspoken...

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