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Would you die for freedom of speech?

Would you die for freedom of speech?

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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According to cpj.org, in the past year, 45 journalists have been killed while doing their job. Most of these journalists were killed in places like Afghanistan, Syria, and U.S. One of the most recent murders was the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist for the U.S. According to bbc.com, Khashoggi...

Halloween has turned into tricks, not treats

Halloween has turned into tricks, not treats

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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Halloween is the fun time of the year when young children or even some adults dress up as characters, creatures or people they admire or choose to be for the night. The unique holiday is always celebrated with children dressing up and traveling house to house receiving candy and other sweet treats...

Halloween is scary but enjoyable

Halloween is scary but enjoyable

Tyler Johnson, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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On the night of Oct. 31 each year people ranging from little children to adults dress up in their favorite costumes and celebrate the holiday we all know as Halloween. Everyone knows the tradition of dressing up and going from door to door receiving candy to stuff our faces with or going out to costume...

It’s time to break the mental health stigma

It’s time to break the mental health stigma

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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This past week was mental illness awareness day. Not only does America have a mental awareness day, but also in May is the mental awareness month as well as World Mental Health day. While I understand the importance of sharing awareness of mental illnesses, has society caused people to stereotype those...

#HimToo: We have bigger problems than white men being accused

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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A year after actress Alyssa Milano tweeted “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’” prompted a flood of replies across social media, America faces a retrograde movement- the white male-washing of the “HimToo” hashtag. Following Brett Kavanaugh’s recent trial and...

First Amendment Rights: Is it fair to cancel Kanye West? (No)

First Amendment Rights: Is it fair to cancel Kanye West? (No)

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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Everybody loves the First Amendment, until they don’t. Recently, Kanye West visited the White House and had a meeting with President Trump. As a result of his meeting and some of his comments, many of his fans have given up on West. Leading up to his meeting with the president, West faced backlash...

First Amendment Rights: Is it fair to cancel Kanye West? (For)

First Amendment Rights: Is it fair to cancel Kanye West? (For)

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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Kanye West. A musical genius, winner of 21 Grammies and has had every album but his inaugural album go number one on the charts; needs to be over. Tell me if you’ve heard of this before, a white person writing an op-ed piece about Kanye West being inflammatory and annoying. The irony and redundancy,...

We need better food options in the SUB

Prajal Prasai, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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Education is important, and it is the reason why students come to college. Like education, food is also necessary for those students to stay healthy and concentrate in class. But, what if some of the students have to struggle with questions like what to eat rather than what to study? “I usually...

Don’t be a workaholic, enjoy college

Don’t be a workaholic, enjoy college

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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Today’s students are incredibly overworked, both in class and outside of it. Classes, jobs and extracurricular activities take up the majority of an average student’s time. With the future looming and time passing, many students don’t take the time to sit back and enjoy the process. It’s important...

Just vote, it will benefit everyone in the long run

Just vote, it will  benefit everyone  in the long run

Niko Perez, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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Voting has been around for many generations. Dating back from early Grecian times, a man named Solon established the first sophisticated form of democracy. Through this act of public spirit, every citizen was granted the right to vote as opposed to only the rich people. This enhanced the morale of...

Pornography may not be consensual

Pornography may not be consensual

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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Porn watching may be a consensual act, but the actors participating in the video may not be doing it consensually. According to fightthenewdrug.org, 49 percent of sex trafficked women shared that while they were being sold, pornography was made of them. Most people think that pornography is made consensually,...

Assault survivors deserve belief, not politics

Assault survivors deserve belief, not politics

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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‘Dershowitz: Dems ‘Shooting Themselves in the Foot’ by floating Kavanaugh Investigation, Impeachment.” “Laura Ingraham: After their catastrophic Kavanaugh loss, Democrats are hitting the anarchy accelerator.” “How the Democrats got outplayed on Kavanaugh.” These are some headlines from...

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