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Should Life Lessons Be Taught or Experienced?

Should Life Lessons Be Taught or Experienced?

Sri Polkampally, Opinions Editor

November 30, 2017


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Is it the parents’ role to guide their children every step of the way to their adulthood? Or, should parents allow more leeway and let their children experience life, while making mistakes along the way? Some parents will forever see their kids as children and will attempt to protect them in any way...

Attraction-Driven Success

Attraction-Driven Success

Sri Polkampally, Opinions Editor

October 27, 2017


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Do good looking men and women have more success than those who are not good looking? This has been the question asked by many economists and researchers over these past few decades. It is within human nature to be more compelled to the more attractive image. But can attraction expedite talent? ...

Fantasy Invention, with the Ability for the Most Positive Impact

Fantasy Invention, with the Ability for the Most Positive Impact

Srinidhi Polkampally, Opinions Editor

September 30, 2017


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I am enchanted by elements of fantasy and fiction. With books such as the Harry Potter and the Percy Jackson series that defined much of my younger childhood, I have come to adore fantasy stories that pushed me past my wildest imagination. Movies such as Star Wars and Avatar also aided in my drive t...

Is Disney Running Out of Ideas?

Is Disney Running Out of Ideas?

Somari Davis, Opinions Editor

April 27, 2017


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In recent years it has become evident that Disney has been developing a trend when it comes to their chart topping films. While being able to recapture and retain their place at the top of the children’s entertainment hierarchy, live-action films have been a common sighting of Disney. This only provokes...

The Growing Crisis of Politically-Minded Children in the U.S.

The Growing Crisis of Politically-Minded Children in the U.S.

Maggie Ford, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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After the election of President Drumpf, millions of Americans of all demographics have loudly voiced their opinions on his policies and administration. Some of the shrillest of these voices have belonged to pint-sized owners: elementary school children. Kids were bound to take notice of a Presidential...

Is it Morally Just for Flint, Michigan to Still Remain Without Water?

Is it Morally Just for Flint, Michigan to Still Remain Without Water?

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor

February 27, 2017


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The state of Michigan resides near it’s namesake lake toward the north of the United States. As of two years ago, Michigan made the news. Not for something good, but rather a crisis. The small town of Flint, Michigan’s had a encountered a problem, their entire water source became unfit for drinkin...

U.S. Borders

U.S. Borders

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor

February 1, 2017


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The presidency of Donald J. Trump has just begun as of January 20th, 2017 and already he is making critical moves. Having only being in office as of nine days President Trump has already initiated an executive order according to the New York Times that prevents immigrants and refugees from entering the United States from several countries in...

Do Colleges Value Students With More Money?

Do Colleges Value Students With More Money?

Rubina Chowdhury, Editor-At-Large

December 22, 2016


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Colleges aim to paint a pretty picture of the ideal student they desire walking through their campuses: academically bright, involved, and driven - a standard seemingly attainable by any individual should they wish to put in the effort. However, what colleges actually look at when admitting students...

Are Organic Labeled Foods Truly Organic?

Are Organic Labeled Foods Truly Organic?

Darwin Arias, Editor-at-Large

November 27, 2016


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In such an industrial economy, the word organic has come to be overused by organic farmers. Due to the need to keep up financially with other organic and conventional produce and animal farmers, the utilization of pesticides remains a key component in how organic farmers grow their produce and animals....

Was Halloween A Bust This Year?

Was Halloween A Bust This Year?

Rubina Chowdhury, Editor-At-Large

November 22, 2016


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Halloween is a holiday favorite for millions throughout America. Being able to clothe yourself in a new identity of your choosing for a day, spending all night out with your friends, and hoarding excessive amounts of sugar-filled candy all make Halloween one truly special and exciting occasion. However,...

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