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Ableists: Shut Up And Listen!

Jay Loper, Copy Editor March 12, 2020

Like you, people with autism are human. We have thoughts, emotions, and intentions of our own. We do not need to be told what to do or how to feel.    It is frustrating whenever I see yet another...

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Why You Should Watch “Who Killed Malcolm X?”

Shamyiah Williams, Publishing Manager March 11, 2020

After the death of Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr wrote a letter explaining his final stance on integration.   “I fear I am integrating my people into a burning house,” King states in the...

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Ingested and Entangled: How Harmful Can a Balloon Really Be?

Hannah Alley, Delta Arts Editor March 2, 2020

Picture this: it is your graduation. You have been working for the last four years to walk on stage and receive your diploma.  It is finally over. Friends and family gather together to celebrate the...

As a way to get back at Blizzard, protestors decided to turn the Chinese Overwatch character Mei into a symbol for the Free Hong Kong movement in an attempt to get Overwatch merchandise banned in China.

Hong Kong vs the Chilling Blizzard

Trey Wright, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2019

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...

A quiet place near the BPAC to relax after a stressful day. Photo by Anthony Brown.

A Breakdown of a Breakdown

Anthony Brown , Photographer November 15, 2019

The Causes of a Breakdown Testing season is almost here, and with that comes the anxiety of doing well. The pressure that accompanies test season seems to get more extreme every year, yet colleges and...

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Why We Need Feminism

Erika Coleman and November 8, 2019

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...

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Take a Stand Against the Climate Crisis

Emily Walker, Copy Editor November 8, 2019

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...

Stop Selling Our Students Short

Stop Selling Our Students Short

Tia Davis, Social Media April 22, 2019

We as Americans take pride in our children’s education. We take pride in our students becoming successful in their life, so much that we encourage students to think beyond high school and about college.   While...

Getting Fired For What You Post On Social Media?

Getting Fired For What You Post On Social Media?

Jalisa Thomas, Social Media April 17, 2019

It is not unusual to see employees post stories about how they  have lost their jobs for what they post on social media. Although Social Media can be used to promote business, showcase your skills and...

For the men and women who suffer from addiction, prison can often further the cycle of drug or alcohol abuse.

Give Them Help

Carson Wiseman, Literature Journal April 17, 2019

Though addiction itself is not a crime, it is a disease that has consequences which can land a person in prison.   According to an article from The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights,...

Will Gun Bills Fix People Problems?

Will Gun Bills Fix People Problems?

Jonathan Boles, Photographer 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...

Are Video Games too Cool for School?

Are Video Games too Cool for School?

Trey Wright, Publisher 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...