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Bre’s Beats: Styles releases outstanding sophomore album

Breanna Ebisch, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Harry Styles has already made quite a name for himself in the music industry. Besides being a member of arguably the world’s biggest boyband, One Direction, he has also starred in an Oscar-winning movie “Dunkirk,” become a ...

Golden Globes host Gervais offers a ‘Golden’ Start to 2020

Sarah Weynand, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Premiering live on Jan. 3, The Golden Globes seemed to roll out the carpet for the new year and decade. This night, usually filled with laughs and heartwarming speeches was a wake-up call to everyone watching. The award show is ...

It’s unfair to base holidays solely around the Christian calendar

Zarqua Ansari, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The Western or Gregorian calendar used in America is a staple household necessity. It outlines major events and holidays, indicating time to be given off for work, school and vacations accordingly. However, according to author...

Our Voice: Fiers should not be praised for exposing cheating

Beacon Staff

January 30, 2020

Each week, The Beacon’s editorial board will take a stance on a current issue. The baseball world is mourning right now. Not the death of a person but the integrity of the game appears to be lost in the wake of the Housto...

Bipartisan Banter: The end of the two-party system?

Neil Murphy, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2019

We all get told that politics, among other things, is something that shouldn’t be brought up at a dinner table. Why is it that people perpetuate this statement? I’d say it’s because politics isn’t viewed as something...

Is America ready for a female president?

September 21, 2019

In the 2016 election, two candidates were in a very heated race. A lot of contention didn’t come directly from their policy, but rather from their gender identities. While many people were incredibly excited at the prospect...

What is a leader? Do they have moral obligations?

Neil Murphy, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2019

What do you think of when you hear the word “leader?” By definition, a leader is a person who leads or commands a group, organization or country. The definition is fitting, but what really makes a leader? Try and think...

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