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Are the past and present ideological concepts?

Savannah Pinnock, Opinion Editor

October 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The desire to explore and unearth the mysteries surrounding the unknown is characteristic of humanity. Our unquenched curiosity is fueled by our intellectual capacity. In fact, this may be the primary reason why you have found...

Meet the Majors: Criminology

Nick Filipek, Managing Editor

October 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Sarah states that “I’m a criminology major because I want to change the policies behind our criminal justice system.” Paige states that “I’m a criminology major because there’s a lot that I can do in the field, and it’s very interesting to study.” ...

Can materialism be a vice? Or can it be a virtue?

Zarqua Ansari, Opinion Writer

October 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Before you begin to read this article, I want you to think. What do you think the answer to this question is? Is being materialistic an immoral and wicked behavior or is it a behavior showing high moral standards? Remember your answer an...

Examining the truth about Christopher Columbus

October 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Our Voice

For the past 81 years, the United States has celebrated an explorer who is responsible for the enslavement and genocide of America’s indigenous peoples. As we observe Columbus Day on Oct. 8, it is important to recognize the hist...

Meet the Majors: Neuroscience

Abigail Tarway, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Leana is a neuroscience major  and a minor in psychology. “Neuroscience is fascinating to me as a subject, where biology explains ideas that I used to always used to think were abstract like thoughts and human behavior.” She is in pre-med and plans to be a neurologist...

Alcohol is not a valid excuse for sexual assault

October 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Our Voice, Top Stories

Last Thursday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Both of their testimonies surrounded the recent allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaul...

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