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Will Gun Bills Fix People Problems?

Will Gun Bills Fix People Problems?

April 17, 2019

Since the House passed a new gun control bill back in February, its effectiveness, efficiency, and whether or not it will be passed completely have been a hot topic. Basically, the proposed bill will make it illegal for individuals to buy or sell guns without background checks. This is Washington’s attempt to keep guns...

Vic Mignogna and Monica Rial

#Kickvic V.S. #StandWithVic

April 17, 2019

In the beginning of February 2019, popular voice actor Vic Mignogna was accused of sexual misconduct towards many of the women he had worked with over the years. One woman, Monica Rial, claims to be a victim of said harassment, and has been the leading voice in the recent #Kickvic movement.   Vic Mignogna is a well-known voice actor in ...

Enjoying a movie is something that is unrelated to age.

For Generations

April 17, 2019

In the past few years there have been childrens’ movies released for the cinemas that are either a continuation of movies from the past generation or a remastering of movies from more than one generation before. The most recent examples of this are the expected releases of the live-action versions of the movies “Dum...

Are Video Games too Cool for School?

Are Video Games too Cool for School?

April 17, 2019

What makes a competitive activity a sport? A common agreement would be that it requires players, a goal and some sort of entertainment for viewers. Most people would say that it has to be some sort of physical activity, but that’s not the case. Chess has been an extremely popular sport throughout the years, along with m...

College Students: Dealing With Homesickness

Jalisa Thomas and Verity Poglayen

April 17, 2019

Everyone goes off to college with a plan, but for some students, homesickness can interrupt their desired plans.  When the student begins to miss the warmth of being home around family and friends; it can be difficult to adjust to a new environment. Moving away from home for college seems like a great idea when you are in high school. The effects it can have on you may not be worth it. Many DSU students from the Delta area  go home on the weekends to see their family. Home sickness can have an impact on academics, being lonely can lead...

My Wisdom Teeth Surgery Experience

My Wisdom Teeth Surgery Experience

April 17, 2019

It was Thursday afternoon when I received the dreadful phone call. I was in class at the time, so the lady left a voicemail: “Good morning, this is Elaine. I am calling from the Center For Oral and Facial Surgery to confirm Jasmine McGill’s appointment for Friday March, 22 at 9 a.m. Just a reminder, do not eat or drink a...

Sta-Home organizes Hospice volunteering for the comfort and company of their patients.

The Heart of a Volunteer

April 17, 2019

Hospice volunteer workers will experience heartbreak and lose their newfound friends, but they will gain so much more than that. The highlight of our lives are the friends we meet, and the love we share, whether that be with our partners, our children, or life long friends. But in this busy time period we live in, aging can...

Unpopular Opinion: Professors Are Not Monsters

Unpopular Opinion: Professors Are Not Monsters

April 16, 2019

As students, we often find ourselves in situations where one of our professors assigns a paper or project that we do not completely understand how to do. Not too long ago, I found myself in a similar situation and made a discovery that turned my world upside down. I was assigned a paper that had three primary sources (two...

Miami Beach: Destination Crackdown

Miami Beach: Destination Crackdown

April 16, 2019

The City of Miami Commissioner John Elizabeth Aleman, recently released a statement saying that she would like to make Miami Beach “a less attractive destination for partygoers.” The Commissioner, the city’s mayor, law enforcement officers and Miami residents are looking for ways to reduce tourism in the city, especially...

Under Assembly Bill No. 1884, customers are still allowed to request plastic straws at full-service restaurants.

Suck it, California

April 16, 2019

Assembly Bill No. 1884 Explained On September 20, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill banning full-service restaurants in the state from automatically giving customers single-use plastic straws beginning in 2019.   Assembly Bill No. 1884 “prohibits a full-service restaurant, as specified, from providing ...

Trump’s Fight to Eliminate HIV and AIDS in America

Awareness is only step one!
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Hollie Williams, Publisher

April 16, 2019

President Trump announced, during the State of the Union, that by the year 2030 the epidemic of HIV and AIDS will be alleviated. "In recent years we have made remarkable progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Scientific breakthroughs have brought a once-distant dream within reach," Trump said in February. The goal...

Chaos: Caffeine on Campus

Chaos: Caffeine on Campus

Luke Terrill, Copy Editor

April 16, 2019

As many as 89% of Americans consume caffeine in some form or fashion in their daily lives according to a 2011 survey.     While many may think little of the consumption of these beverages, it is worth noting that drinking these on a daily basis can lead to health issues, especially with excessive caffeine intake. ...