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Writing: going by the wayside?

Writing: going by the wayside?

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There is an ethical and moral distinction between a diary and a journal. A diary is covered in pink taffeta with a heart shaped lock keeping its 9-year-old secrets from the prying eyes of 7-year-old brothers. A diary is the essence of petty problems and frivolous dreams. A journal is home...

It’s all worth it

It’s all worth it

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We’ve all made mistakes, some larger and more impactful than others. Sometimes they’re big enough to bog us down and impede our progress. Even when things are at their worst, it’s important to never stop moving forward. With that being said, I have been in college now far longer than I had...

Give yourself time to ripen

Give yourself time to ripen

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A tomato doesn't start off ripe, red and ready to be picked. It first must grow until the point in its life when it's ready to turn red. This can be said for the average college student. Fresh out of high school, many graduates’ fall plans are to attend college, to get a degree in something...

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