House of Cards: Season 3! Yes or no?

Eamon Sheehan, Reporter

March 7, 2015

House of Cards, no matter how much it tries to toy with viewers, has always been about power. Realistically portraying American politics takes a back seat to constructing a complex juggling act of manipulation and corruption....

Dress Codes: Do they really help?

Angel Antosz

December 18, 2014

How do you feel if someone doesn't follow the school dress code? I would feel like certain people only have to follow the dress code. Teachers tell students who have their pants sagging to pull them up. Most don’t do what they’re...

Pitchers vs. Position Players: Who’s the Real MVP?

John Horsley

December 6, 2014

If you’re a baseball fan, then you have debated this question before. Should pitchers be able to win the CY Young award and MVP in the same year? I don’t believe that pitchers should be able to win the MVP. The pitchers...

Greek Life: Good or Bad?

Hazel Rouse

December 3, 2014

College is full of decisions, from class choices to parties versus studying. Young adults are forced to make many decisions that will greatly impact their future. One of those decisions is to join a fraternity or sorority. These...

Schools Worry as Fraternities and Sororities Get Out of Hand

Vera Fisk

November 30, 2014

Last week a student at West Virginia University died after being found unconscious at a frat house. Cases similar to this have been popping up all over the country. When this was brought to my attention it made me want to find...

Ending Fraternities and Sororities

Acire McCloy

November 30, 2014

Pledging your loyalty, or pledging your life? According to Dictionary.com the definition of fraternities is “the quality of being brotherly; brotherhood,” but what kind of brother would risk another brothers life for amusement? Bro...

The Current State of Greek Life

Issac Howard

November 30, 2014

Many people believe that fraternities and sororities are places for college students to slack off and drink alcohol. In their defense, universities and Greek Life members advertise them as a place for brotherhood and sisterhood...

Review of World War Z

Elena Matos

November 23, 2014

These past two weeks, Obama’s book club has been reading World War Z by Max Brooks, an epic tale of what might just happen if a zombie epidemic were to break loose and ravage the globe. It shows one man’s thoughts on how t...

A Potluck and Conversation over the Conflict Kitchen

Maya Lapp

November 23, 2014

The Conflict Kitchen has been subject to angry dissent over their newest choice of food to serve- Palestinian. By way of criticism and death threats, the Conflict Kitchen has been through a lot this November, but there has also...

Lexus RC F Review

Mekhi Grimes

November 23, 2014

The Lexus RC F is a two door coupe that is very noisy. It is  just like the RC 350, but faster (hence the F). It has 467 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. on a 5 liter V-8. Lexus wants to compete with BMW’s M4, but we all know it...

The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Maya Lapp

November 13, 2014

There are millions upon millions of books in this world, in hundreds of different languages, each placed under a carefully organized genre. Everyone, even people who don’t enjoy reading, have a few genres they like best, but...

New and Soon to be Released Movies

Zoe Moran

November 9, 2014

Everybody loves movies right? But which movie gets paid the most? Movies make tons of money in the box office, more than a lot of people know. This year the Guardians of The Galaxy made $328.8 million, it was the highest film of ...

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