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Student debt raises some concerns

Student debt raises some concerns

March 7, 2019

Here we are in the spring semester of 2019, and some of us have to take out student loans just to attend our classes. According to Student Loan Hero, “Among ...

Izzy: a mascot appropriating cultures since 2004

Izzy: a mascot appropriating cultures since 2004

February 25, 2019

The first time I saw Izzy the Islander in his infamous glory was during a basketball game. He skipped around the basketball court, high-fiving people and...

Netflix price increase receives mixed reception

Netflix price increase receives mixed reception

February 15, 2019

Netflix prices increased by upwards of eighteen percent in the month of January. The standard plan that offers HD video and streaming from two devices ...

Consumer rights and the stagnating price of video games

Consumer rights and the stagnating price of video games

February 15, 2019

Gamers are  disgruntled over the state of the video game industry and the games that have been appearing on the market,  issues including microtransac...

Tax dollars are being wasted

Tax dollars are being wasted

February 1, 2019

With the Internal Revenue Service recently being closed due to the government shutdown, government spending is being called to the spotlight. For the f...

Gillette ad tackles toxic masculinity while making a profit

January 26, 2019

Gillette released an online-only ad that urges men to “do better” in society. The ad tries to tackle the hard conversation surrounding toxic masculinity a...

‘Person 5: Dancing in Starlight’ review

‘Person 5: Dancing in Starlight’ review

December 28, 2018

“Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight” is a spin-off of the sixth entry in the “Persona” RPG series published by Atlus. Released in America on Dec....

Things you didn’t know existed: a recap

Things you didn’t know existed: a recap

December 2, 2018

People are weird. Weird people make weird things. Weird people make weird things and then sell them to unsuspecting citizens in society. Welcome back...

5 ways to relieve stress during finals

5 ways to relieve stress during finals

December 2, 2018

As this week draws to a close, we all know what beast is looming right around the corner: finals. We know it’s coming, yet we do everything we can to...

Tea Time with Harley: Danielle Bregoli

Tea Time with Harley: Danielle Bregoli

November 22, 2018

Harley Fonseca Reporter Now before I get into who this girl is, just know that her stage name is Bhad Bhabie and I’m sorry, but I refuse to refer to ...

Things you didn’t know existed: chicken canes

Things you didn’t know existed: chicken canes

November 20, 2018

Sierra Lutz Editor-in-Chief People are weird. Weird people make weird things. Weird people make weird things and then sell them to unsuspecting citizen...

2018 Midterm Election was full of historic firsts

2018 Midterm Election was full of historic firsts

November 20, 2018

Caleigh sowder Copy Editor Many were anticipating the 2018 midterm election results, biting their nails late into the night on Nov. 6. As the resu...

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