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Retail Is Actually a Nightmare

Ethan Burnett, Publisher May 4, 2021

Those of you who have had to deal with the public know this is true. For those of you who haven’t, I’ll do my best to portray late-night grocery duties as accurately as possible.  My sleepy hometown...

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” -Maya Angelou

The Making of a Snowflake

Sykina Butts, Social Media Manager May 3, 2021

Day 1  I’d never thought I would be in jail, and certainly, not by choice. My first day of training as a correctional officer, better known as COI, started with sitting and ended with sitting. Hours...

Pictured: my mortal enemy

Existential Decrees Get Degrees

Kelly Foster, Delta Arts Journal Editor April 30, 2021

8:00 PM So. A “gonzo article.” Isn’t that the guy from Sesame Street? No, seriously, can one of you please explain what the actual heck a gonzo article is to me? Because, apparently, I have to...

Machines Are Becoming a Threat

Machines Are Becoming a Threat

Jaclyn Deason, Copy Editor April 23, 2021

Technology use in our world is increasing drastically, and it is beginning to take over the workplace.    Many people working in fields such as manufacturing, packaging and finance are seeing...

Reddit: The Righteous Cause Behind Taking Down Wall Street

Reddit: The Righteous Cause Behind Taking Down Wall Street

Ethan Burnett, Publisher April 22, 2021

By now you’ve probably heard of Reddit and Gamestop. This fiasco has the entire stock market turned upside down, and if you’re confused about how it all works, you’re not alone.    It...

You Aren’t Defined by Test Scores

You Aren’t Defined by Test Scores

Mollie Pinion, Copy Editor April 16, 2021

If you’re a student of any kind, you’re probably all too familiar with this scene. Picture a classroom full of strangers, timers and a blank sheet full of bubbles sitting before you.  You sharpen...

Is One Post Worth the Risk?

Is One Post Worth the Risk?

Vorris Williams, DA Journal Editor April 15, 2021

Like the answer to so many legal questions, it depends.  Social Media Can Be Risky As more and more people are using social media, whether for jobs, school, or even religion, this area has become a...

To Read or Not to Read: The Case Against Censorship

To Read or Not to Read: The Case Against Censorship

Kelly Foster, DA Journal Editor April 13, 2021

“Banned books lists” are lists of books forbidden from being taught and are incredibly controversial in United States high schools. Proponents of such lists are typically school districts, governments...

Does Your Social Class Really Impact Your Desire to Pursue Higher Education?

Does Your Social Class Really Impact Your Desire to Pursue Higher Education?

Sykina Butts, Social Media Manager April 12, 2021

Higher Education Has Its Advantages My Aunt Becky always stressed the need for my cousins and me to get an education. According to her, it was the only way that we would have better lives. Education was...

From Pasture to Plate

From Pasture to Plate

Morgan Raper, DA Journal Editor April 11, 2021

We typically don’t think twice about how the food we put on our plates directly affects the world around us. The meat industrial complex is a perfect example of how one’s decisions can have a large...

Think Before You Tweet!

Think Before You Tweet!

Skylar Andrews, Copy Editor April 10, 2021

Social media influences your everyday life, whether you realize it or not. You use social media as an outlet to share your personal life with the world. However, social media has the power to determine...

Arent we glad this doesnt happen in college?

Cell-Phone Policies in the K-12 System: Property Invading or Distraction Preventing?

Joanna Johnson, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

Technology is steadily advancing day after day with new gizmos and gadgets to help educate and develop our new skills. Younger generations tend to advance quickly when it comes to new technology, whereas...