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Doctor Sleep Reintroduces Fans To a King

Erika Coleman, Copy Editor

A Long Awaited Sequel The movie adaption of Stephen King’s novel “Doctor Sleep” released Nov. 8, 2019 to great critical expectations.  Predictions had “The Shining” sequel making around $25 million its opening weekend. However, that was not the case.  The movie’s opening weekend only made $14 million.  No one expected this for various reasons. One of the main reasons critics...

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Behind Police Brutality

Emily Walker, Copy Editor

What is Police Brutality? Police brutality is a rising occurrence in America.  As defined by uslegal.org, police brutality “is a civil rights violation that occurs when a police officer acts with excessive force by using an amount of force with regards to a civilian that is more than necessary.”  According to britannica.com, Americans of all races, ethnicities, ages, classes and genders...

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The Women Who Wrote Monster, She Wrote

Jack Vernon, Social Media

The Women Behind the Book Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction is a new book discussing the women who served as catalysts in the genres of horror and speculative fiction.  It’s author’s Dr. Melanie Anderson, assistant professor of English at Delta State University, and Dr. Lisa Kroger began their journey towards writing the book long before it was published...

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Hong Kong vs the Chilling Blizzard

Trey Wright, Editor-in-Chief

The video game company Blizzard has been in a lot of hot water over the past month. At the end of a Hearthstone tournament in China, Blizzard banned the winner for shouting “Free Hong Kong.” Blizzard has received major backlash because of this, and people became very angry with Blizzard for two main reasons. The first: Blizzard refused to give an actual apology to Blitzchung. The second: Blizzard’s...

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Why We Need Feminism

Erika Coleman

It’s Not Just For Women Feminism works to make women equal to men, not better than them. It aims for everyone to be perceived as equal. While the movement started as a way to get women the right to vote, it has since evolved into something more. However, much of feminism does focus on the treatment of women and how people view women in connection to the rest of society. Goals for Women Feminist...

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Take a Stand Against the Climate Crisis

Emily Walker, Copy Editor

It is time for people to learn about what they can do to reduce their impact on global warming. Some people believe that climate change is a hoax. These people either believe there isn’t enough evidence or that climate scientists are lying. The biggest standpoint people argue against climate change is that the planet is supposed to heat up since global warming is cyclical.  Yes, global warming...

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