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The Great Divide

Jasmine McGill, Social Media April 16, 2019

Low income students and minorities are especially at a disadvantage when it comes to test prep. “Overall, most students are not ready for the academic rigors of college, but low-income students are especially...

What should minimum wage be?

What should minimum wage be?

Verity Poglayen, Photography April 10, 2019

In February of 2019, Illinois joined 28 other states in raising the minimum wage in their state. Mississippi still has not changed the wage since it was changed nationwide to $7.25 in 2009. While looking...

Socialization in the Online World

Socialization in the Online World

Eli Inman, Copy Editor April 10, 2019

Online platforms such as video games and live streaming sites are places to socialize with others and create close knit communities.   The question of how detrimental the internet can be to...

Have you weighed your options?

Promote All Options!

Hollie Williams and Hannah Roberson March 29, 2019

College education has been pushed on the public as the only way to have a “good life” for the past few decades. This big push for education began in the 60s-70s era and has shown extensive staying...

Can Someone be Good without God?

Can Someone be Good without God?

Claire Foster, DA/Events November 2, 2018

When pondering whether someone can be good without God, it almost seems like a forbidden subject. Some people in the world believe that a person's religion defines them for life regardless of the choices...

Schools get more money the more students they have enrolled and the more money they get, the bigger and better their stadiums can look.

Does (Class) Size Matter?

Hayley Cross, DA/Events November 2, 2018

Bigger is not always better in terms of class sizes for students at various universities. One student’s experiences at a large public university shows that colleges that have bigger class sizes tend...

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When do You Become an Adult?

Abeer Jehanzeb, DA/Events November 1, 2018

Adulthood is a complex concept that can be defined in various ways: physical maturity, psychological development or social behaviour. The question we need to figure out is when do you really become an...

Athletics and Academics: Why do We Attend School?

Athletics and Academics: Why do We Attend School?

Johnathan Boles, Photography November 1, 2018

Thousands of Americans enroll in college, both 2-year and 4-year, every year. Even though a large percent of the population attends college, Americans are not the most educated people in the world. Perhaps...

Exercise your right to vote, it was fought for.

Voting Today Can Shape Your Tomorrow

Riley Hardin, Publisher November 1, 2018

One of the most precious things to a citizen in the United States is his or her right to vote. Many battles have been fought over the years to give every citizen the right to vote. So, why do so many of...

The “Gigantic” Problem With “Micro” transactions

The “Gigantic” Problem With “Micro” transactions

Trey Wright, Publisher November 1, 2018

Microtransactions. The mere mentioning of that word brings many gamers to explode in fits of rage, and by many accounts, they have every right to. This is a business model where users can purchase virtual...

Eating Meat: Ethical or Not?

Eating Meat: Ethical or Not?

Kjirsten Whitsell, Editor in Chief November 1, 2018

The ethics involved in eating meat is an old-age debate that seems to be getting stronger in recent years. There are people who are vegetarian or vegan who argue that eating meat is ethically wrong and...

Can Someone be Good without God?

Can Someone be Good without God?

Claire Foster, Da / Events October 31, 2018

When asking the question, “Can someone be good without God?”,  it is almost seemed like a forbidden subject. Some people in the world believe that a person's religion defines them for life, regardless...