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College away from home may be better

College away from home may be better

Morgan Murphy, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

From the time we are born until we move out, our parents are the people that we turn to for guidance on what choices to make. When something goes wrong, we often depend on them to show us how to fix things. When looking at colleges, it may seem like an easy choice to pick a school as close to home as p...

Not attending college doesn’t mean failure

Not attending college doesn’t mean failure

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There is a common belief in society that has been far too ingrained in people’s heads and treated as if it is a fact rather than one’s opinion. It is the ridiculous misconception that if a teenager doesn’t end up going to college, they’re going to be a failure and end up with a job at McDona...

The moments of tomorrow

The moments of tomorrow

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The world we live in is a big joke. We literally reside in a living punch line. If you take a moment just to see the irony and humor behind world events you might give off a chuckle. Everyone who is anyone on this planet knows that our globe is warming. The atmosphere is heating up, which might ...

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...

New beginnings

New beginnings

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The feeling of embracing the unknown is scary. The fear can come when it comes time to make a decision at the end of an experience. Everything comes to an end in life. This finality can awaken an array of emotions. While some may see the end as exciting, some will feel anxious and unsure when...

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