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I am my own valentine

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion

We are about a week away from the day that drowns everyone in hearts and roses. Valentine’s Day is when couples spend more money on each other as if the recent holidays were not enough, as well as italicizing and bolding their love for each other. This can seem very affectionate and heart throbbing...

Let’s get united

Bailey Meenach, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Friday, Donald Trump took on the role of President of the United States. As many dread what is to come, others are celebrating and anticipating change. Since the election in November, American citizens have seen many allegations and comments of people trying to appeal its results. The 2016 electi...

Marching out hate

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Saturday more than one million people across the world marched the streets in unison. In Washington, D.C. alone, the attendance numbers at the Women’s March almost doubled the amount of people who attended the inauguration. People took to the streets with one goal in mind: equality. Something our new pr...

Putting love first

Megan Thorne, Opinion Editor
June 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

49 lives were lost in a single night. 49 phones that ring will forever be unanswered. Over 50 others were put in a hospital, psychologically affected and forever traumatized. Close to 100 families put through the worst circumstances possible, waiting to see if their loved one survived. Al...

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