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Women in STEM: A Human Issue

Women in STEM: A Human Issue

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Perspectives, Student Life

As the pendulum swung back and forth, and my physics class counted to ten in a dull unison, I noticed the swarm of boys gathered as close to the pendulum as they could get. The girls, however, stood back in a staggered line, observing at a distance. I was filled with resent at the girls' hesitance towards...

Meme of the Week

Meme of the Week

Hailey Szadowski, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

This week's meme is Fidget Spinners. Arguably, spinners have died down; however, they have left such a large impact on society that it would be practically impossible for me to ignore them completely. So, here's some background information on the unique toy that managed to invade our summer: Originating...

Humanity’s Fate in Our Hands

Alexine Siwy, Contributor

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives

As fossil fuel use, deforestation, and overpopulation have masked planet earth, climate change, a change in global or regional climate patterns, has become a prominent environmental, economical, and even political issue. Soon, a new generation of aspiring journalists, engineers, teachers, and environmentalists...

Meme of the Month – April

Hailey Szadowski, Contributor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

This month’s meme is the Student Athlete meme. Based off of motivational, yet rather obnoxious, posts made on Twitter and Instagram, the meme is a mockery of how some student athletes present themselves online and communicate on social media. The meme features a statement, usually proclaiming that they n...

Glennon-Aid or Downgrade?

Glennon-Aid or Downgrade?

Jack Berens, Co-editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives, Sports

On March 10 the everlasting Jay Cutler Era expired in accordance with the Mike Glennon Era's commencement.  Once he touch downed in Chicago, the 2013 third rounder Glennon gleamed of optimism due to his 18.5 million dollar guaranteed contract.  Amounting to a total of three years for 45 million...

Stirring the Patriotic Pot

Myrah Rafiah Beverly, Contributor

March 13, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

In my history class, I see Americans fight for their freedom and independence in the American Revolution. We study their stamina, their determination, and their fractious nature that becomes the foundation of American beliefs. They develop the country from the ground up, assembling a unique system of d...

6 Ideas for Spring Break Staycations

Riley Doyle, Contributor

March 13, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Student Life

The months between winter and spring break seem like an eternity.  The quizzes, tests, assignments, and papers that pile up in just over three months can take a huge toll on a student's already jam-packed schedule.  Envisioning an entire day spent on the beach in balmy Florida weather makes the struggle...

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....

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...

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