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Op-ed: Daily life with mental illness

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

September 6, 2019

It is 6:30 p.m., 30 minutes before I have to start getting ready for work, and I am sitting on my bathroom floor, crying hysterically. I am desperately trying to do my deep breathing techniques to calm my anxiety but it seems impossible because it feels like my throat is closing shut. I cannot breathe and I am starting to hyperventilate. My heart begins to race and I am feelin...

Op-Ed: Women take over the 61st Grammys

Katalina Quintanila, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

“So, let’s just be honest. This is a celebration, and y’all didn’t think I was coming out here by myself, did you? Please, can I bring some of my sisters out here tonight?” Alicia Keys happily begins her opening monologue. The first 10 minutes of the 61st Grammy’s audience had five of the talented and influential women in the entertainment industry. Al...

Op-Ed: Watch the upcoming NBA season

Malachi Parker, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, the NBA season is upon us once again. With an active offseason, many teams improved while some teams stayed stagnant. Many elite players found a new home through trades and free agency this summer. LeBron James is now a Los Angeles Laker with a young set of teammates to hopefully help him reach his ninth straight NBA Finals. Reigning champion Golde...

Op-ED: How can we best react to celebrity deaths?

Cameron Johnson, Reporter

September 27, 2018

Death is an unavoidable aspect of life, and it seems to sting a little more when a life is lost at such a young age. Potential is lost; the opportunity for a person to achieve something great is stripped away from them prematurely. Death at a young age, unfortunately, is a common thing, and it has been taking place in the music industry since its beginning. However, a focus...

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