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March Top 10 Fun Facts

March 13, 2017


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Everyone knows that March is the month for St. Patrick's Day, spring break, and spring. But have you ever wondered what else makes March so interesting? Here are 10 fun facts about March! International Women's Day: On March 8th, International Women's Day is celebrated through different organiz...

President Trump’s First 50 Days

Myrah Beverly, Contributor

March 13, 2017


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President’s Trump’s presidency began on January 20th, and in his inauguration speech broadcast across the nation, he made theses promises: “Together, we will make America strong again. We will make America wealthy again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And ye...

Inside the Dye

Alexine Siwy, Contributor

March 13, 2017


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Dyeing the river itself is a pretty straightforward and simple process that only takes 45 minutes.  A crew arrives in the morning on the edge of the river wearing smocks and ragged clothes with two small motorboats and one larger boat with about 45 pounds of dye on hand. Once they take off, three men s...

Zuckerberg for 2020 President?

Jack Berens, Co-editor

March 13, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives

Mark Zuckerberg's charity hired Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager and George W. Bush's 2004 campaign manager in mid-January and has since begun his tour of the country.  He penned a 5,700 word Facebook manifesto countering isolationism's rise in political culture and the censorship of the free press...

2017 Bold Bracket Predictions

Jack Berens, Co-editor

March 13, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives, Sports

Every year in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament upsets wreck brackets and shock the nation.  Of course, for an upset occur, an underdog must take down a powerhouse.  Before the tournament starts (as this is written on March 13th), I will make five bold predictions for the men's tournament. 1....

Plight for the Picture #FlytheW

Myrah Rafiah Beverly, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

When did you see the Cub's trophy? "I saw it twice, once on January 7th and once on January 21st. The first one was in Rockford and we waited for 4 hour, 1 hour inside and 3 hours outside in the negative degrees. Second time was 30 minutes. It was at a Cubs Convention; everyone was going for the au...

Presidential Corruption In South Korea

Presidential Corruption In South Korea

Jessica Lim, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Home, News

Two million standing in protest in late November, 2016 President Park Geun Hye (65) of South Korea has been embroiled in a massive political scandal revolving around the controversial relationship with her long-time friend and confidante, Choi Soon Sil, daughter of religious cult leader Choi Tae Min. B...

Valentine’s Day: Ancient Holiday or Hallmark Holiday?

Alex Garner, Contributor

February 8, 2017


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Valentine's Day has mostly been known as a day to celebrate relationships as well as another one of Hallmark's holidays full of gifts, flowers, chocolate, and stuffed teddy bears. But are people aware of its true origins? Or has its initial importance of spreading love and appreciation been drowned...

Academy Award Predictions

Tamron Stovall, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives

The 89th Academy Awards are upon us, which means it's time for plenty of speculation and drama over which actors, directors, and producers will be taking home awards. As expected, there is plenty of competition in the most anticipated categories, such as Actor in a Leading Role, Actress in a Leading...

Strides of March: Women March for Change

Humera Khaleel, Contributor

February 8, 2017


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The Women’s March on Washington was organized by four national co-chairs and a national coordinating committee. The four co-chairs were Linda Sarsour, the executive director of the Arab American Association of New York; Tamika Mallory, a political organizer and former executive director of the Natio...

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