The Renegade Rip

Admiring the adventurous

Hannah Breeland, Opinions Editor

April 17, 2013

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By Hannah Breeland Opinions Editor I have a tendency to admire strong independent women, and who wouldn’t. I guess to be proper, I would say my idols are girls. One of my idols is Arya Stark, a fictional character from “Game of Thrones.” In the beginning of the series, she’s 9 years old.  For those who don’t know, the show is about several noble families fi...

Dance can be so much more than just moving

Dance can be so much more than just moving

Sharida Rejon, Photographer

February 27, 2013

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“Oh my god, stop dancing while you’re driving or you’re going to kill us!” These are words that are often said to me by whoever is in the passenger...

A love not strong enough to die for

A love not strong enough to die for

Alana Garrett, Reporter

February 27, 2013

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It was love at first bite, and I am still in love. No, this isn’t going to be some cheesy article on why I love vampires. This article is about my love...

The reason I’ve never kissed a girl

mitchelle de leon, reporter

February 13, 2013

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At 20 years old, I have never kissed, dated, cuddled, spooned, and definitely never done “it” with anyone. I know I’m not the only one:  Google “20 years old never been kissed.” For most of my teenage years, Valentine’s Day tormented me with visions of eternal bachelorhood. A persistent case of acne left me with little confidence. I spoke to peers outside my ...

Who needs Valentine’s Day (Male)

Who needs Valentine’s Day (Male)

Graham C Wheat, Features Editor

February 13, 2013

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Valentine’s Day is upon us once again, and that means guys scrambling for chocolate and girls buying musky cologne in an effort to display some meager...

The puppy love you’ve never heard of before

Hannah Breeland, Opinions Editor

February 13, 2013

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This Valentine’s day I’m not going to be thinking about flowers and candy or not having that special someone. My heart will grow heavy with the thought of my four-legged friend. I love animals. I don’t know why but I just do, especially dogs: they have always been a part of my family. A couple months ago my mom rescued a six-month-old golden retriever. She had been ...

Who needs Valentine’s Day (Female)

Who needs Valentine’s Day (Female)

Alana Garrett, Reporter

February 13, 2013

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Valentine’s Day is about more than just overpriced bears, candy, balloons, Chocolates, flowers and heart-shaped cards that say “be mine.” Although most p...

Books: An escape

Books: An escape

Hannah Breeland, Opinions Editor

January 30, 2013

Filed under Perspectives, Web Extras

Everyone has their own method to escape, to just get away and let loose for a little while. Whether its video games, drinking, watching TV or even smoking...

Race isn’t just a label

Patricia Rocha, Reporter

January 30, 2013

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have never been a huge fan of labels and classifications for people. Gay, straight, girl, boy, religious, atheist, black, white, it shouldn’t matter. We’re all just people. I have always felt that it is when we lose our individuality and start presenting ourselves as cliques and groups that we breed ideas of superiority and majority versus minority. The reason I think...

Sometimes it’s best to do nothing at all

Sometimes it’s best to do nothing at all

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2013

Filed under Perspectives, Web Extras

One of my favorite things to do is nothing, absolutely nothing.  It’s not going out drinking with friends. It’s not going to a Condors hockey game....

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