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The Case for Alcohol-Free Campuses

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. When I think of “Greek Life,” a few different things come to mind. I think of willing volunteers and many sororities and fraternities that do a lot in their communities. I think of friendship, as it is something many gain when they join. Lastly, I think of the stereotypical college movies where someone always ends up getting seriously hurt due to some typ ...

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Professionalism in the Workplace

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. As an employee in the customer service industry, professionalism is a topic that is quite relevant in my life. Being professional in customer service is important because, as an employee, I am not only representing myself, but I am representing the business I work for. Recently, I had the opportunity to discuss professionalism in customer service with a b ...

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After Graduating

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. The first time someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I was probably five years old. At that age, there were two things I wanted to be: a teacher or a superstar. As I got older, the answer to that question grew more difficult to answer honestly. I felt as though I had to have an answer, however, so I chose to say I wanted to be a teacher. By ...

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Opinion vs. Prejudice

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. What is an opinion?  According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, an opinion is “a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter.” While the definition of the word "opinion" makes it seem as though an opinion is quite simple and harmless, opinions can actually be complicated. Many of the opinions people hold come from multiple ...

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How Often Should Writers Write?

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. As an aspiring writer with friends who love to write, I have had many debates concerning how often a writer should write. Our opinions cover a wide range and much ground: a writer should write every day, a writer should write when there’s something to write about, and many more. Because each of us had a different answer to the question, I decided to discu ...

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Should Children be Sent to Daycare?

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. Should children be sent to daycare? This is a common debate among the parental world. Some believe children simply should not go to daycare, but instead stay home until preschool, while others believe that a baby can be sent to daycare just weeks after being born and maternity leave has ended. I had the opportunity to interview a mom, Gracie Morrison, who ...

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Meet Our Fall 2017 Staff

Written by Kori Nesbit. Media by Deloy Cole. Hello, Panthers! We are the Greenville University Papyrus, and we would like to take a moment to introduce our incredible staff which hopes to bring you content focused on what matters throughout the year. Publication of the Papyrus would not be possible without a few very important people. Erin Lobner and Maggie Shoepke are the Co-Editors In Chief, and Paige Lun ...

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Local Donations vs. Red Cross

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. Recently we have seen numerous natural disasters occur, such as a multitude of hurricanes and earthquakes. These natural disasters have caused incredible damage to the communities they have hit. It is our duty to show our support to the communities facing this incredible damage and to do what we can to contribute to the relief efforts. For many, the best ...

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Four Ways to Relieve Stress

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. The Oxford Dictionary defines stress as “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” Stress is something everyone goes through one way or another. While stress is not always something that can be avoided, there are many ways to potentially relieve stress. First, however, it must be made clear that i ...

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A College Student’s Budget

Written by Allison Perry. Media by Kelsey Middleton. Being an adult is expensive, especially for a college student who most likely makes minimum wage. At a wage below $9 an hour, most college students are still expected to be able to afford transportation, the cost of living, and the crippling price of college loans. One way to reduce the stress that comes when considering all of the expenses of being an ad ...

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