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The Importance of Baltimore’s Anger Over Freddie Gray

July 2nd, 2015
3 days ago

The events surrounding the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of the Baltimore Police Department are mired in mystery. When three officers arrested him (for reasons that still remain unclear), video footage shows him being hauled into a police van shouting in pain from an injured leg. When Gray arrived at the police station, […]


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Why Bruce Jenner is so Important

July 2nd, 2015
3 days ago

N.A.S. by Jacqueline Stoughton Bruce Jenner, the world famous olympian who’s better known as that world famous dad from “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” shocked the world with a personal confession he made on ABC’s “20/20″ with Diane Sawyer: he’s a Republican. Not so shocking, was his revelation to Sawyer confirming what we’ve all been […]


Shut Off the Movie, Pick up the Book

January 4th, 2015
6 months ago

by Brooke Karanovich The book is always better than the movie. As an avid reader, I will argue this point any time, any day. As an avid reader with friends that prefer movies, I have to argue this point all the time, every day. I’m sure that we can all agree that modern cinema is […]


One Country, Two Systems

January 4th, 2015
6 months ago

By Acadia Otlowski Hong Kong is in turmoil following protests Sunday night that have finally boiled over after tensions have built all summer. The recent protests are a result of Beijing’s controversial plan, which would allow citizens to vote for their representatives, but would restrict candidates to those approved by a committee. Politicians opposed to […]


Farewell Captain

January 4th, 2015
6 months ago

by Sean Begin The very first time I watched baseball was in 1998. It was the first sport I ever got into. No one in my family had any interest in it, my curiosity was piqued by a family friend. So when I decided to pick a team to root for, the decision was easy. […]


U.S. Judge Denies Detriot Right to Water

January 4th, 2015
6 months ago

by Sean Begin Imagine a city of 700,000, filled with empty, light-less streets and dozens of abandoned buildings and warehouses. Homes fall apart around the families that live there. Poverty is increasingly high. Families go without fresh, running water. This could be an accurate description of a third-world country. But it’s actually closer to home: […]


California Redefines Consent

January 4th, 2015
6 months ago

The state of California has flipped the conversation when it comes to defining consent in its state, changing it from “No means no” to “Yes means yes.” The new law is looking to improve the way universities deal with sexual assault, requiring “affirmative consent”. Affirmative consent goes further than “Just say no” and requires that […]


Hello Ello

January 4th, 2015
6 months ago

by Brooke Karanovich   Social media has become insanely popular in the past few years, with Facebook leading the pack. Facebook has over one million active monthly users, making it the most popular social media platform in use currently. As Facebook has progressed, the platform has changed in a variety of ways. It has become […]


How to Cause a Racquet

January 4th, 2015
6 months ago

by Ariana D’Avanzo The game of tennis is not just winning and losing, keeping score or having an amazing serve, but outsmarting your opponent. The fundamentals of tennis are extremely important; this sport is one of accuracy and being able to always think one step ahead of your rival. There are many factors that play a role in […]


Look to the Books

January 4th, 2015
6 months ago

by Kaitlin Lyle Following last Saturday, the literary world concluded another annual, week-long celebration to uphold the expanding list of banned books. As always, I find myself fascinated by what newfound material has made the list and, more importantly, how it got there in the first place. While some of the choices I understand for obvious […]


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