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Choosing between an unpaid internship and sanity

Choosing between an unpaid internship and sanity

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter March 7, 2021

Between school, studying, work and a small amount of leisure time, working an unpaid internship is impossible.  I believe that, in some cases, offering an unpaid internship is appropriate. For example:...

After this season, it’s time to say goodbye to The Bachelor franchise

After this season, it’s time to say goodbye to The Bachelor franchise

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 6, 2021

The latest season of “The Bachelor” has gotten so dramatic that even the host has been sent home. In a season that was intended to highlight diversity and progression, the show has found itself under...

Sia’s new movie “Music” is boring and offensive

Sia’s new movie “Music” is boring and offensive

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 27, 2021

I’m not sure what Sia was using when creating the idea for her new movie “Music,” but it certainly wasn’t her head.  Pop singer Sia co-wrote “Music” — a tone-deaf film about a now-sober...

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Ruby Bridges: The problem that she lived with

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

It was Nov. 14, 1960 when an African American 6-year-old girl named Ruby Bridges was set to start first grade at an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. Every day for that year, Bridges was escorted...

The times are catching up: Print journalism is dead

The times are catching up: Print journalism is dead

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 7, 2021

When was the last time you read through an actual newspaper? Chances are, it has been quite a long time since you had ink smeared all over your fingers while not laughing at the cartoon section of your...

Even with vaccines, things will never be “normal”

Even with vaccines, things will never be “normal”

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

With COVID vaccines being administered, there’s definitely hope that this pandemic will be over soon. However, Rome was not built in a day. Even after the majority of the population is vaccinated, things...

Thanksgiving looks a whole lot different this year

Thanksgiving looks a whole lot different this year

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter 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

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter 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

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter 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

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter 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...

Why does Walmart feel the need to keep selling firearms?

Why does Walmart feel the need to keep selling firearms?

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter 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

Safiya White, Staff Reporter 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...

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