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Opinion: Data breaches are an invasion of privacy

Opinion: Data breaches are an invasion of privacy

Bijay Giri, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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Data breaches have been a major part of recent news. With more and more information being stored online, this problem is bound to increase if a solution is not found. There have been approximately 17 major data breaches in the last 10 years, which includes data breaches from Yahoo, Equifax, Sony, JP M...

Hawkeye POV: Louisiana education woes

Hawkeye POV: Louisiana education woes

Hawkeye Staff, [email protected]

April 16, 2018


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If a person works hard in school, they should be rewarded. State funding for education has faced many setbacks here in Louisiana. Higher education made cuts to the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS), a program of state scholarships for Louisiana residents. Recently, there has been talk of defun...

Opinion: Raise the minimum wage already

Opinion: Raise the minimum wage already

Hope Stapleton, [email protected]

April 16, 2018


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The first federal minimum wage of 25 cents an hour was introduced in 1938 during the Great Depression by former president Franklin Roosevelt. Since then, it has changed a total of 22 times. In 2008, we saw the last raise of $6.55 to $7.25. 29 states, plus the District of Columbia, have raised the mi...

Opinion: Emotional support animals benefit college students

Opinion: Emotional support animals benefit college students

Kerrion Henry, [email protected]

April 16, 2018


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How great would it be to bring your pet to stay with you on campus? For many students, it is hard leaving a pet behind when going to college because of the emotional comfort pets bring us. At most universities, pets are not allowed to stay with their owners, but there are exceptions. Emotional supp...

Women in the workplace, why they deserve respect

Women in the workplace, why they deserve respect

Misisipi Bhandari, [email protected]

April 10, 2018


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Women make up over half of the population in the world. However, their participation in leadership roles isn’t enough considering their large population. Even one of the most powerful countries, the U.S., hasn’t had a female president yet. In context of our university,...

Parenting still matters, shape not smother

Parenting still matters, shape not smother

Kris Albert, [email protected]

April 10, 2018


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Parents shape and influence their children’s behavior. This is an undisputable fact backed up by countless studies from different focuses. Parents will have the greatest negative and/or positive impact on your life. There are scenarios where one parent is not as crucial as...

#BlackStudentUnionsMatter

#BlackStudentUnionsMatter

Patricia Dauphin, [email protected]

April 10, 2018


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Attending a Predominately White Institution with no Black Student Union is, for me, a culture shock. As an out-of-state student, I walked on campus looking for that one organization I was familiar with. I wanted a home away from home. BSUs started in the late 1960s and early...

The rich get richer, what about the poor?

The rich get richer, what about the poor?

Arohan Rimal, [email protected]

April 10, 2018


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40 percent of America’s wealth is owned by the top one percent of the population, while the bottom 80 percent of the population share as few as seven percent wealth. I would not believe this statement a year ago when I was back home in Nepal. Now that I have seen the difference in lifestyle between...

On-campus work benefits many college students

On-campus work benefits many college students

Biebek Chamlagain, [email protected]

April 10, 2018


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The primary goal of attending a college is to get an education and eventually, a degree. College is a leap towards independency, too. Self-governing is a complex and cannot be achieved overnight. Working while studying adds fuel to this undertaking, and I believe every student should spend a semester...

My top 5 rappers of all time

My top 5 rappers of all time

Jimmon Felton, [email protected]

March 26, 2018


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The best thing in life is someone’s opinion, which they stand behind firmly. When it comes to my opinions, I always stand behind them because it is the right thing to do. The two biggest things that are debated amongst peers are sports (LeBron James is still not in my top five) and music. When it comes...

Sexting: Respect those who aren’t interested, don’t bash those who are

Sexting: Respect those who aren’t interested, don’t bash those who are

Kris Albert, [email protected]

March 26, 2018


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Sexting, it’s a topic that has been heavily discussed since the emergence of new technology. I distinctly remember a high school assembly my sophomore year at Benton High School. The overall message was that sexting was horrible. It could lead to you being on an expose page, having your junk sent aro...

This country has failed the homeless, more should be done to help

This country has failed the homeless, more should be done to help

Misisipi Bhandari, [email protected]

March 26, 2018


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The United States is the leading country in resources, arms and ammunitions in the world, and has a population of 327 million according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Though it is highly modernized and urbanized, not all citizens live a luxurious life here. Many people do not have a physical address to ...

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