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Trumpocalypse: Checking and Balancing Trump

Trumpocalypse: Checking and Balancing Trump

Gamin Kim, Opinions Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Politics

Before you start reading: The scale to measure President Trump weekly is from blue, green, yellow, orange, and red, with red being the worst and blue being the best. Two weeks ago was one of the worst weeks in Donald Trump’s presidency. Starting the week on Tuesday, the White House finally told the ...

Oscars so black and white?

Oscars so black and white?

Raylene Factora

March 16, 2017


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  Here in America, no matter what ethnic background we come from, on-screen entertainment and celebrities are a pretty integral part of our culture and lives. We idolize these actors and actresses who appear before us on the big screen, and award shows are a manifestation of Hollywood’s “best” fr...

I Promise I Haven’t Been Lying to You

I Promise I Haven’t Been Lying to You

Allison Alben, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinions

  Have you heard of the game Two Truths and a Lie? I’d offer you a game, but as you’re staring at a computer screen, I feel that I have a bit of an unfair advantage. Why? You can’t see my tells. You can’t see that when I get a weird look on my face and when my voice gets a little higher, I...

We Need More Pay, Less Play

We Need More Pay, Less Play

Samantha Hartung, Opinions Editor

February 23, 2017


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As March Madness approaches, one of the most streamed television events of the year, the topic of paying college athletes always makes its way to the commentators suite. People ask “Well, should we pay college athletes?” and “Where do we draw the line?”     College athletes work so hard, and...

For Your Health: Recovering From Injury

For Your Health: Recovering From Injury

Mary Waugh, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Health, Opinions

   Injuries suck. Trust me, I know the pain of being able to go full-out during practice one minute, and the next minute you’re stuck in bed. After a few months of obtaining injuries faster than I can heal them, I decided to tried a few methods to speed up this recovery process.    The basic wa...

The Power of Cartoons

The Power of Cartoons

Zoey Greenwald, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV, Opinions

  “Azarath, Metrion, Zinthos!”   These three words, a magic spell, are forever ingrained in my mind. As Raven, a half-demon, half-human superhero, said them in  nine-year-old Zoey’s favorite TV show, “Teen Titans,” I didn’t quite understand what they meant. Sure, at the time, just...

Climate Change Wasn’t Made up by the Chinese

Climate Change Wasn’t Made up by the Chinese

Ryan Factora, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Politics

If you were scrolling on Twitter in 2012 you might have seen how President Donald Trump tweeted that “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.” Ever since its discovery, the Republican Party has repeatedly denied that th...

I’d Tell You The Truth, But I’d Rather Not

I’d Tell You The Truth, But I’d Rather Not

Allison Alben, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


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   All throughout history, we’ve seen almost every type of lie and liar out there: Pathological liars, lies that have started wars, and today, alternative facts. There have been simple lies about cherry trees and major cover-ups for political scandals (ahem, Watergate). You’d think that we’ve see...

Your “Relationship Goals” are Ruining Your Love Life

Your “Relationship Goals” are Ruining Your Love Life

Samantha Hartung, Opinions Editor

February 6, 2017


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By now, even your grandma has probably seen pictures of Brangelina together on the red carpet, or possibly even a Jay and Alexis video of them skydiving together in the Bahamas. The internet is littered with affectionate pictures and videos of celebrity couples, glorifying what appears to be their “pe...

To Be Sons and Daughters

To Be Sons and Daughters

Mina Jang, Copy Editor

February 3, 2017


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  Have you ever hated your mom or dad?   I did when I was younger.   In elementary school, I saw my mother as both my kind, caring mom and my greatest fear. One day I wanted to hug her, the next I was afraid to look at her face. I wanted badly to be her favorite child, but I grew frightened by...

Letter to Former President Barack Obama

Letter to Former President Barack Obama

Jong Hak Won, Column Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Politics

  For my entire life, you have been the only president I have really known. I may have been alive when George W. Bush was president, but I was also eight years old and had no idea what politics really were. Your election and inauguration were some of my first exposures to politics, and I remember my...

Everything You Know is a Lie

Everything You Know is a Lie

Allison Alben, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Opinions

    Christopher Columbus discovered North America. There was no school on Jan. 23. Trump’s inauguration had the largest crowd in any inauguration, ever. Of course, these are all just “alternative facts.” At least, according to Trump’s trusted adviser, Kellyanne Conway. But Conway fails to re...

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