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Olivier Salad: History and Cooking Secrets

Olivier Salad: History and Cooking Secrets

Selby Matyakubova, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018

Filed under Features, Spring 2018

Olivier, a festive, traditional New Year’s Eve salad, is one of the most popular salads of Russian cuisine. In the 1860’s at a French restaurant called Hermitage in Moscow, there worked a cook, Laurence Olivier. He invented the salad, which later became a classic in the countries of the former USSR. Among the ingredients...

Debt: The College Life They Failed to Reveal

Debt: The College Life They Failed to Reveal

April 1, 2018

  From the beginning of high school, we have aspirations of being somebody one day. Our beloved teachers and administrators routinely coached us on college admission and choices. For the next four years, we had high expectations planted, fed, and lectured about what college was and what it meant. What they don’t...

Taxpayers and City Streets

Taxpayers and City Streets

April 1, 2018

While leaving home to run to the grocery store, you encounter many sites and obstacles, such as large potholes and badly damaged streets. Unfortunately, most cities try to smooth over the potholes by filling the hole up with cement, but the patched pothole gives a bumpy ride. This is also bad for your car shocks, struts, and...

The Opioid Epidemic in America

The Opioid Epidemic in America

April 1, 2018

The opioid epidemic has taken ahold of a vast majority of people in United States since 1992. Opioids are becoming the most popular drug of choice, creating alarming over-dose and death rates. Prescription opioids, when taken carefully and for their intended purpose, can be helpful to those who suffer from severe or chronic...

Sunflower LGBTQ Community is Making a Difference

Sunflower LGBTQ Community is Making a Difference

April 1, 2018

  In Nov. 5, 2017, a crowd of people from all over China gathered outside the Yellow Dragon Sports Centre Stadium in Hangzhou, China at 6 a.m. They were there for one single goal: to join in the Rainbow Marathon. The marathon was organized by the Sunflower LGBTQ community in Hangzhou and was the biggest marathon event...

FOUND IN DITCH IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI

FOUND IN DITCH IN CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI

April 1, 2018

In Coahoma County, a body of an unknown black male was found alongside a residential roadway in a ditch during the early morning hours on Tuesday by children waiting for the school bus. Arriving at the bus stop that morning was unlike any other; however, a black man in his late 20’s lied face down in the ditch. The children,...

Teacher Strikes and Unions

Teacher Strikes and Unions

Rebecca Dickson, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018

Filed under Features, Spring 2018

  In West Virginia, the state capitol filled with men and women chanting for their rights. Teachers all over the state wanted higher wages, and they decided that they would do whatever it would take to achieve this goal. Teachers would begin by walking out of the classroom in the middle of the day, but that was not getting...

Why Closed Captioning Matters

Why Closed Captioning Matters

April 1, 2018

Recently, the issue of captioning in media has been in the spotlight, especially with celebrities, such as Nyle DiMarco leading the fight for inclusivity. Having captions in media, especially movie theaters, is important to those who may have hearing impairments, so they can enjoy the same things as people who are not hearing-impaired...

Northern Ireland: Past and Present Politics

Northern Ireland: Past and Present Politics

April 1, 2018

If one was to visit Northern Ireland today, they would find tour buses driving along the coast showing film locations for “Game of Thrones,” tours going through Belfast, friendly people along the main streets, and shops full of business. If one was to visit Northern Ireland even 10 to 15 years ago, they would have found...

BLUE 

BLUE 

April 1, 2018

I saw her today, with her lace white dress and those tie up sandals I saw her today with her brown hair and perfect skin Yes I saw her today, the one that took you away The feeling of being blue was played in my mind as an emotion I close my eyes and I see you standing there in those skin-tight jeans...

I am a tumbleweed

I am a tumbleweed

Kjirsten Whitsell, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

Filed under Poems, Spring 2018

Lost in the winds of the gyre inside my mind… Ever tightening never ending Down                 Down                                 Down                 I go senseless beaten and battered my thoughts are like a noose spiraling-- every thought another breath stolen   ...

The Recognition Mental Health Deserves

The Recognition Mental Health Deserves

March 26, 2018

Mental health issues in America are currently being vastly overlooked.