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Proud to be Jewish

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer
March 1
Filed under Opinion

My religion and heritage haven’t always been accepted. Throughout my life, I’ve had to deal with hateful comments, bullying and prejudice that follows being Jewish. I never felt like I could be proud. I never was able to understand the hate. Since Trump’s presidency I have seen multiple...

Social media: a double-edged sword

Brandon Cole, Staff Writer
September 1
Filed under Opinion

Social media is a tool. If one is able to continuously evolve in the mechanics, accomplishments are limitless. The problem is, too many people use social media to expose their Achilles heal.

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Uncle Gaddis’ Guide to Social Media

Gavin Gaddis
August 23
Filed under Opinion

Gather ‘round you bright-eyed freshmen and lend me an ear. I know you’ve just experienced an avalanche of information from college officials, roommates and well-meaning people who think unsolicited advice is always wanted, but stick with me here. If they’re the well-meaning parents trying to ...

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