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Is Our Generation Becoming Increasingly Stupid?

Is Our Generation Becoming Increasingly Stupid?

Cassie Osvatics, Op-Ed Writer

November 30, 2011


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In our world of iPhones and Androids, with Facebook and Twitter at your fingertips, is our generation becoming stupid? Sure, you could argue that having such technologies so readily available would actually give us the tools necessary to become a productive member of society. Having all of this knowledge...

Juggalos: Fans? Or Criminals?

Juggalos: Fans? Or Criminals?

Shelby Quade, Op-Ed Writer

November 30, 2011


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Recent news that has been in the headlines has caught my attention. It seems that Juggalos and Juggalettes have been categorized by the police as gangs, criminals, and people who should be paid attention to. This caught my attention because I am a Juggalette and I find this outrageous. For those...

Is Quick and Easy Really the Best Route?

Is Quick and Easy Really the Best Route?

Elisa Mattingly, Op-Ed Writer

November 14, 2011


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What’s the capital of Pakistan? Bing! 182,000,000 results in 0.22 seconds! Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore divorce? Bang! 38,500,000 results in 0.12 seconds! What’s the meaning of life? Boom! 103,000,000 results in 0.09 seconds! Search engines are the center of our lives. Instant answers to every possible...

Why Should We Vote?

Why Should We Vote?

Abigail Crosby, Op-Ed Writer

November 9, 2011


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“Too many young people don’t know—because of the apathy that is born of ignorance.” -Mr. Denny, Global Diplomacy teacher Why should young people vote? Why should we even care about what’s going on? It doesn’t affect us, does it? Why don’t politicians seem to care about us? Do we even...

Coming Together

Coming Together

Alexis Ayon, Op-Ed Writer

November 9, 2011


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Cancer. A simple word has changed the world. Cancer has impacted so many people and has changed lives. Although it has brought devastation, hurt, and grief to people everywhere, cancer has the ability to bring people together. It has brought back good values, charity, and love to people everywhere. This...

Are the “new” artists getting too much attention?

Are the “new” artists getting too much attention?

Meagan Beavers, Op-Ed Writer

November 9, 2011


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There’s a lot about the newest artists in 2010 to 2011 that most of us did not know, until now. Many new artists have entered to the music industry in the past two years and have just been taking control. According to the Billboard hits, Adele, an English song writer, released her first album in 2008,...

Text and Drive? How about text and die.

Text and Drive? How about text and die.

Meagan Beavers, Op-Ed Writer

October 5, 2011


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As many of us know, texting while driving is very dangerous. Many teenagers have the urge to text while they are driving a vehicle, which is an extremely bad decision. A simple reply as “k” could result in the loss of a life. The texting while driving poll asked the question, “Have you ever sent...

From the Runway to the Hallway

From the Runway to the Hallway

Elisa Mattingly, Op-Ed Writer

September 27, 2011


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Finally, the looks the world ogled back in February are available in stores and the Fall 2011 fashion season has officially begun! Through bright colors and chic fabrics and prints, designers “wowed” the fashion community show, after show. But many of us are still a little bit unsure about how to...

The 2012 Presidential Election: Is Mama Bear Running? Will it be the “Swaggering Texan”? Will Obama Pull it Together in Time?

The 2012 Presidential Election: Is Mama Bear Running? Will it be the “Swaggering Texan”? Will Obama Pull it Together in Time?

Abigail Crosby, Op-Ed Writer

September 21, 2011


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With so many publicized candidates for the presidential election in 2012, who knows who will even have a chance? President Obama’s approval rating is low, at around 40% (as of September 20th, 2011). Many in the Republican Party say that he has not done what he promised: to bring about change. Some...

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