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Proud to be Jewish

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer
March 1, 2017
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, 2016
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, 2015
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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