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The focal point of love

The focal point of love

Sydney Stocksdale, Staff Writer February 12, 2019

Sudesh Mujumdar said Valentine’s Day acts as a focal point of love. “These holidays tend to act as focal points, where you tend to reflect on your relationship. In which one might say, ‘If...

Cindy Bolander, a junior nursing major, and Ben Flora, a senior elementary education major, smile together during a hike.

Opposites attract, complement

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer February 12, 2019

Ben Flora said his parents have radically different career paths, leaving Flora to believe different personalities make well-rounded couples. The senior elementary education major said it is one of...

Keeping campus PG

Keeping campus PG

Students talk how housing policy affects relationships
Sarah Rogers, Features Editor February 12, 2019

Kassie Miller met Collin her freshman year of high school while they were both involved in FFA (Future Farmers of America). Shortly after, the freshman health professions major and her now fiancé...

Students share pressures of being single

Students share pressures of being single

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer February 13, 2018

Illustration by Abigail Stanley Christina Zolezzi said she enjoys being single, but admits it can be lonely on holidays like Valentine’s Day. The freshman nursing major said the holiday’s focus...

Finding your best friends

Finding your best friends

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer March 14, 2017

I am a firm believer in meeting the greatest friends of your life in college. For those who choose not to attend college, there are other places you meet those life-long friends. But college is...

Listen to yourself, not the lyrics

Sarah Rogers, Staff Writer September 14, 2016
Periodically I come across songs I used to listen to in elementary and middle school. I sang the teenage-angst-filled songs as if I knew what it was like to be in a relationship.

Who needs enemies

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer August 18, 2016
There are few things worse than being close to someone who’s harmful to you. Leaving them can be the most difficult thing you’ll ever do, but you owe it to yourself to want something better.
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