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Why Graduate School?

Written by Leanna Westerhof. Media by Kayla Morton.   One of the famous questions for college students includes, “Is graduate school in your future?” Or some variation of that question. For many college students the answer is, “I don’t know” or a straight up, “No, I am done with school after I graduate,” but there are some whose career paths require continued education. What is graduate school? Berkele ...

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The Twenty Dollar Question

Written by Johnathon Goodenow. Media by Kayla Morton. Changes to American currency caught the public's attention. Some are in favor of new faces on bills while others would rather them be left alone. Some even believe adjustments aren't necessary. The front side of the $20 bill is going to be modified. Andrew Jackson is going to be replaced by Harriet Tubman on the front and Jackson will be placed on the ba ...

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No Boys Allowed

Written by Carrie Baker. Media by Kayla Morton. It’s a secret society of girls bonded together by fate and… the lack of housing options for underclassmen women. Yes, this super secret club is famously, or infamously, known as Burritt. While sadly, it’s not actually a secret society on campus, the women’s residence hall shares many of the same “Tree House” rules that any respectable, all girls club might; in ...

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Lays New Flavors

Written by Leanna Westerhof. Media by Kayla Morton. Lay's Potato Chips are once again rolling out the new flavors and in order to hype it up on media, they have arranged for classic flavors to go head-to-head with new flavors. Consumers will vote on the flavors and the winners will stay on the shelves and the losers will go. These four new flavors hit shelves in February and voting went through March 21 wit ...

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Staking Claims in the Gamblin’ Game

Written by Carrie Baker. Media by Kayla Morton. It’s that time of year again! Hundreds of Greenville College students are trying to secure their desired home in the Housing Lottery. One year’s housing cost, $4,152, is at stake for every student hoping to land their dream spot. In the midst of the chaos, students are questioning the fairness and accuracy of the current system. Ross Baker, Director of Housing ...

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Spring Semester Slump

Written by Johnathon Goodenow. Media by Kayla Morton.   As we reach the end of the spring semester and summer draws near, many students are struggling to complete assignments and prepare for exams. There are plenty of reasons why this could be, here are a few of them and ways students can try to combat them. Lack of Motivation Some students struggle with their classes simply because they don’t care abo ...

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Autism: The Vaccine Debate

Written by Erin Lobner. Media by Courtney Murphy. April is Autism Awareness Month, an important time for individuals and families of people with autism. While this time of year rallies support for the autism community, it also dredges up certain debates surrounding the disorder. One of the most controversial and long-lived arguments involves the use of vaccines, particularly the one for measles, mumps, and ...

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Textbook Trouble: Tree of Life Changes

Written by Johnathon Goodenow. Media by Kayla Morton. President Filby recently sent out an email to students announcing a $924 tuition increase due to issues involving the MAP grant. The Tree of Life book rental service Greenville College uses is also increasing its prices by 38%. Because of the inflation, GC is allowing students to opt out of the rental program and obtain books on their own. This additiona ...

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Where The Pavement Ends

Written by Carrie Baker. Media by Kayla Morton. It is a question that greets almost every college student when meeting someone new. “Where are you from?” appears to be the icebreaker question. The reason people ask this question is clear. Where you were raised gives insight into what kind of person you probably are and what kind of person you are not. Based on your answer, the other person more than likely ...

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War On Terror

Written by Leanna Westerhof. Media by Kayla Morton. The War on Terror is a familiar phrase since the attacks of 9/11 when Al-Qaeda sent the World Trade Center crashing to the ground. The War on Terror was the United States’ response to the attack on our homeland. We were devastated, terrified and angry that these Islam terrorists dared to do such a thing and so we retaliated. We hunted Al-Qaeda and eventual ...

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