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Why cheerleading is a sport

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Greta Frye, Photography Staff

February 22, 2016

The great debate, “Is cheerleading a sport?” It’s the topic that will get any cheerleader fired up and ready to defend their side. The definition of sport from the Oxford Dictionary is “An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or...

Give Stricter Gun Control a Shot

Give Stricter Gun Control a Shot

Tala Alfoqaha

December 17, 2015

What do Charleston, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine, Sandy Hook, and, most recently, San Bernardino have in common? At one point, these cities and schools all existed in relative obscurity, unrelated by any means, familiar mainly to those who lived or attended there. Now, each place has risen to infam...

A Text a Day Takes the Words Away

Kayla Albers

December 17, 2015

It is amazing how many different forms of communication and language there are in the world. Even when we don’t speak the same language we can still find a way to communicate. In school we are required to take English every year to develop a stronger vocabulary and become educated in using proper grammar....

How to Help from 6000 Miles

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Arun Pargal

December 16, 2015

As a result of the civil war in Syria, millions of people, many of them children, have been left without a home and in danger because of the continued violence. Living in the U.S., it is easy to sit back and not concern ourselves with their problems. However, with the recent terrorist attacks in Paris...

Wannabe Photographers

Wannabe Photographers

Anya Otterson

December 1, 2015

I have a bone to pick. I am a emerging professional photographer, so photography is the focus of both my present and my future. The thing is, there’s a problem: wannabe photographers who think that just because they have a professional-looking camera, they are automatically professional photogr...

Reaction to GOP Debate

Anthony Rosa, Business Manager, Columnist

October 12, 2015

Carly Fiorina After receiving high praise for her performance in the first “mini debate” Ms. Fiorina without a doubt had the worst performance on Wednesdays debate. Pretty much nothing she said was factually accurate, particularly her track record as HP’s CEO. She claimed, “Despite those...

Crisis comes to Europe

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Andrew Donohue, Managing Editor, Website co-editor-in- chief

October 7, 2015

The world is currently enveloped in a growing crisis. Syria and Iraq are engulfed in warfare, with multiple factions are battling over control of the region. This war is displacing millions of people who are fleeing the violence that has taken over their daily lives. Many of these refugees are children ...

Are Open-Book Tests Better?

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Anthony Rosa

June 3, 2015

Recently, the Central Board of Secondary Education in India has allowed open book exams to be administered to students. This is a response to the institution of cheating among Indian students, which includes the bribery of police officers, teachers, principals, and school board directors. This alternative...

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