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The worst year is finally over: Hello 2021

The worst year is finally over: Hello 2021
January 21, 2021

If there is anything that the world could ever agree on together, it is one thing: 2020 takes the cake as one of the worst years to experience. It was the year of a global pandemic, social inequality,...

Letter from the Editor: Gerard Borne, Jr.

Letter from the Editor: Gerard Borne, Jr.
January 21, 2021

After a year that felt like five, one thing that stayed persistent in 2020 was the consistency and professionalism of The Lion’s Roar Newspaper. Challenges and barriers arose that seemed to have no solution...

Capitol storming is a symptom of a larger problem

Capitol storming is a symptom of a larger problem
January 20, 2021

There are really no words to describe what we saw take place on Jan. 6 at the U.S. capital. What started as a protest headlined by President Trump against alleged voter fraud in the 2020 election, devolved...

Thanksgiving looks a whole lot different this year

Thanksgiving looks a whole lot different this year
November 21, 2020

Thanksgiving is usually a holiday where family members from all over gather around the table to share how thankful they are for life and each other. It is usually the day where my mother slaves over the...

Contrary to popular belief, my natural hair is professional

Contrary to popular belief, my natural hair is professional
November 17, 2020

The United Parcel Service (UPS) has announced they are lifting their long-standing bans on facial hair and natural Black hairstyles. In other words, Black people are finally allowed to be their God-given...

There shouldn’t be a competition between STEM and liberal arts

There shouldn’t be a competition between STEM and liberal arts
November 14, 2020

Many students are probably aware of the age-old debate between STEM and the arts. But in all seriousness, does anyone even know what the debate is about? Maybe it is about how STEM and liberal arts are...

Agree to disagree: We can still be friends if we don’t agree politically

Agree to disagree: We can still be friends if we don’t agree politically
November 11, 2020

In a time where America’s stress level is at an all-time high, there’s no better way to end 2020 than a heated presidential election. Some want incumbent President Donald Trump to retain power, while...

Election uncertainty is the most 2020 thing ever

Election uncertainty is the most 2020 thing ever
November 6, 2020

As if this year wasn’t already crazy enough, the presidential election has still yet to be called days after election night.  The nation is now collectively on edge as several critical swing states...

Why does Walmart feel the need to keep selling firearms?

Why does Walmart feel the need to keep selling firearms?
November 5, 2020

The nation’s most popular retailer, Walmart, recently removed all guns and ammunition from their displays last Thursday, Oct. 29. This move was in response to the growing number of protests and vandalism...

Ethics should be required in school curriculums

Ethics should be required in school curriculums
November 3, 2020

When considering if ethics should be required in school curriculums, I suggest we ask ourselves the following questions: What type of future do we want for our society, and how do we actively manifest...

Letter to the Editor: Oct. 27 Issue

Letter to the Editor: Oct. 27 Issue
November 1, 2020

To The Editor: When I enter the voting booth on Nov. 3, the first amendment on the ballot will ask, “Do you support an amendment declaring that, to protect human life, a right to abortion and the funding...

Head-to-head: I don’t need a break – Let’s get done with this semester early

Head-to-head: I don’t need a break - Let’s get done with this semester early
October 31, 2020

2020 will go down in history as the year that completely changed our ideas of what “normal” looks like. From masked strangers to ghost towns, to racial and political tensions and environmental disasters,...

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