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Music Snobbery and the Hunt For Real Music

Music Snobbery and the Hunt For Real Music

by Lainey Harlow, Junior Editor

January 31, 2018

You search up your favorite song on Youtube and, while listening, venture to the comments below. Then you see it: “Music just isn’t the same these days!”, or something of the like. Pretentious self-proclaimed lovers of “real music,” masked behind Reddit usernames, flood the internet with rants a...

The Technology Takeover

The Technology Takeover

by Mackenzie Khamvongsa, Reporter

January 27, 2018

There is no doubt that technology is great, but as technology expands at a fast pace, we are discovering new ways to do things faster and easier which are making our lives effortless. Today cellphones and computers are essential to our everyday life. We have become too dependent on computers for answ...

Youtube’s Resident Sadist

Youtube's Resident Sadist

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

January 22, 2018

The new year is a magical time. For some it means finally going to the gym to get fit. For others it means a new start to right wrongs and repair friendships. As for Logan Paul, it means going into the famed Aokigahara forest, more popularly known as the “suicide forest”. Many YouTubers go in there looking for a fri...

Fabricated Diversity and the Dangers of Token Minorities

Fabricated Diversity and the Dangers of Token Minorities

by Lainey Harlow, Junior Editor

January 20, 2018

From the ripe years of early childhood, we search, often without realizing, for characters and celebrities to identify with. Little children often choose Barbies or action figures with similar hair, eye color, or pigmentation. We frequently read books and watch movies that feature characters that sh...

Now is the Time to Overthrow Google

Now is the Time to Overthrow Google

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2018

Google is one of the most well known names in the modern day, whether we want to know a complex math equation, directions to our favorite shop, or the price of a coke. The answer is always to Google it. Google is the largest search engine of the time, being used for over 64 percent of searches accordi...

Saving the Environment, One Animal at a Time

Saving the Environment, One Animal at a Time

by Mallory McKissick and Zoie Martin

January 12, 2018

Veganism is a growing lifestyle that has not only taken over shelves of grocery stores across the nation, but also widened the variety of dishes on menus and created a whole new aspect of life for many people. Over 45 million Americans diet each year, which can include anything from vegetarian to veg...

The Kale Cult

The Kale Cult

by Cody Reymond, Reporter

January 11, 2018

There are people in the world, the kinds of people that tell you they’re vegan within five seconds of meeting you. They’ll bring it up at any time and try to shove some documentary about how “meat is murder”  down your throat. All of them are prestigious and righteous and deserve constant praise. ...

One Nation, Under Chaos With Fake News

One Nation, Under Chaos With Fake News

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-In-Chief

December 9, 2017

Fake news has been the buzzword for the past few years, especially during the 2016 election. It seemed you couldn’t turn on the T.V. without hearing “fake news” from Donald Trump. But despite this labeled as Donald Trump being unprofessional and whining, there is a real issue of fake news in America. Fake...

Now is the Time to Travel

Now is the Time to Travel

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

December 8, 2017

We live in world where world leaders are getting into name calling fights like on the first grade playground. Where death and war make headlines instead of happy and fun news stories about small time charity work or how a kid was using his allowance money to buy food for homeless dogs. This is a time w...

Has Technology Taken Its Toll on Society?

Has Technology Taken Its Toll on Society?

by Joseph David, News Editor

December 1, 2017

During the summer of 1844, German philosopher Karl Marx deciphered the theory of human alienation. He postulated the estrangement of humans from their “species-essence”. Although normally attributed to economic theory, Marx’s alienation theory also greatly bases itself off humanistic, social, and philosophical ...

One Nation, Under Chaos With Guns

One Nation, Under Chaos With Guns

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017

Welcome to the prosperous land of America, the nation everyone has heard of that offers everyone the chance to be who they are. Millions dream to be here and even more have moved here to follow their dreams, but amongst a nation of dreams and freedom is the horror of our inability to take care of our...

Catalans Can Teach the World Something

Catalans Can Teach the World Something

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

November 2, 2017

Just when the European Union (EU) thought it was safe, Catalans came out and had a nice little independence referendum. Of the 2.3 million voters in this referendum, 90% voted to leave Spain and become its own separate nation. For reference, Catalonia is in the northeast region of Spain and contains ...

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