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Meet the Majors: Criminology

Michelle Grossbauer, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

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                      Jordan Stiles - Senior “I am a double major in criminology and sociology. I chose my major because I have a st...

How you can become a more culturally refined person

Jennifer Boch, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

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When you think of someone being culturally refined, you may picture fashionably dressed upper-class individuals discussing art while sipping wine and listening to classical music. In mainstream society, being cultured is seen...

OpEd: Attend “Beyond My Accent” presentation on Thursday

Andrew Matcho, Guest Writer

March 19, 2019

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Have you ever run had a hard time understanding someone because of their accent? “Beyond My Accent” presented by Amy E. Kuiken discusses why and how we form opinions based on the accents we hear. We will learn how to...

College admissions fraud and its effects on all academics

Savannah Pinnock, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2019

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SAT preparation books, AP test preparation books, college applications, extra curricular activities and studying. What is this list of things you ask? What is their significance? To many, this list is just a few of the tools...

US educational system is on the decline

March 19, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Our Voice

The US education system is failing and this issue must be resolved. To some, this statement may be a source of discomfort as a result of America’s patriotic spirit. However, the truth must be received in its purest state...

Is globalization beneficial to society?

Zarqua Ansari, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

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Globalization can be defined as a process in which cultures, businesses and politicians function on an international scale. This process is responsible for the rise of cultural diversity seen across the globe. Taking a look at globalization, it is clear to see that there are a series of benefits and...

Why Americans love their football and the AAF

February 19, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Our Voice

The Alliance of American Football (AAF) debuted the week after the conclusion of the NFL season and it proved one thing, that Americans love and want more football. The debut broadcast of the AAF on CBS went head-to-head with...

Meet the Majors: Sports Management

Michelle Grossbauer, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

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                      James Dotter - Senior James chose sports management because he always liked and enjoyed sports. He played sports...

Dreams: Are they of the past or a reflection of the present?

Savannah Pinnock, Opinion Editor

February 19, 2019

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Since the dawn of time, wars have been fought as a sheer consequence of an us versus them mentality. The Crusades, The Holocaust and The World Wars have all occurred as a result of acknowledging the differences of others and finding...

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