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It’s Time: Students Demand Change

Written by Erin Lobner. Media by Kalynn Pierce On Wednesday, Feb. 14, what should have been the end of a typical school day turned tragic for the community of Parkland, Florida. Seventeen students and faculty members were shot and killed by former student Nikolas Cruz, after he reportedly pulled a fire alarm to draw them out of their classrooms. Upon hearing gunshots, students took shelter in classrooms or ...

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Let’s Talk About Sodexo

Written by Dylan Deppe. Media by Jon Friedman. We all know the DC (Dining Commons), right? We all eat there, right? Oh wait, we don’t. The DC is up there in terms of infamy among students. While I am mostly happy with Sodexo & the Dining Commons, many, if most students, aren’t. Sodexo has come forward with improvements over the years, but many students don’t think it’s enough. Some of the recommendation ...

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Songwriting Masterclass: Fred Durst

Written by Ben Casey. Media by Joey Unger. As we all know, Fred Durst is a genius who channels the rage of the lower class into simplistic and accessible compositions which are able to give solace to those oppressed by that wretched machine known as capitalism while sacrificing no elements of party anthems that anyone may enjoy. "Break Stuff" is a prime example of Durst’s “personal as political” approach to ...

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Are You ‘Man’ Enough to be a Successful Musician?

Written by Johnny Hinton. Media by Jon Friedman.   Looking through the Grammy nominees a couple of weeks ago, I was stoked to see some of my favorite musicians. From Lorde, to Lady Gaga, to Lana Del Rey, women were bound to do well in the award show’s 60th broadcast. Or so I thought. Before the award show began, I realized that the only woman who had received a nomination for Album of the Year was seem ...

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Proper Movie Theater Etiquette

Written by Dylan Deppe. Media by Joey Unger. I love going to the movies. Shocker, I know, right? Joking aside, what I really love about it, besides watching the movie, is sitting in a dark room, taking a break from any troubles, and seeing the hard work that thousands of people put into a project. But you know what I don’t like? Bad theater etiquette. From texting, talking, walking around, and even snoring, ...

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Are Digital Relationships Really All That Bad?

Written and media by Maggie Schoepke Digital relationships were something I was warned about as a kid, but always felt increasingly intrigued by. I guess you could say it started with Webkinz—the root cause of literally every young adult’s internet addiction. The site was a place that fostered virtual pets and with them digital relationships. This was the first time the idea of being “friends” with someone ...

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How to Get Things Done

Written by Heather Lawrence.  Media by Sara Dawson. Have you ever been in the group of people who tend to procrastinate? I know that I have, and I tend to procrastinate all the time. Honestly, I was procrastinating a bit with this blog but this is an example as to what extent I will procrastinate with when it comes to homework. With me in my senior year of college, I need to start with helping myself stay o ...

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The Future of Technology

Written by Kristyn Ewing. Media by Sara Dawson. When thinking about the future of technology, part of me gets excited and the other gets scared. The phrase: "Never let your fear decide your future" really comes true. To help combat this fear, we need to have conversations about "what the technology does" to educate us on the topic. When it comes to future technology, there are many pros and cons that come w ...

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Has Technology Ruined Relationships?

Written by Heather Lawrence. Media by Sara Dawson. Whether you have met someone online to date or your whole life is based on a screen, we have let the Internet and social media control our lives. There have been some good and bad stories when it comes to online dating. However, the Internet has also interfered with how our personal relationships are with those we love. I can’t speak from experience with on ...

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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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