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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...

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...

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...

The Recognition Mental Health Deserves

The Recognition Mental Health Deserves

March 26, 2018

Mental health issues in America are currently being vastly overlooked.

Antifa and the Fight Against the Far Right

Antifa and the Fight Against the Far Right

March 26, 2018

The Black Bloc, more commonly referred to as Antifa, is an Anti-Fascist movement dedicated to stopping the spread of white supremacy and far right ideology wherever it emerges. They are not one unified organization. They are hundreds of autonomous collectives all over the globe. They call themselves the Black Bloc because...

Change of Location: The House Show Scene in Cleveland

Change of Location: The House Show Scene in Cleveland

March 26, 2018

After nearly two years of hosting house shows, the popular local venue 606 held its last show. The residents have all moved, and the house is now empty. Located on S. Court Street near campus, 606 seemed an ideal place for house shows. Regular attendants of shows are wondering where and if the next location for shows will be. Residents...

Bottom of the Food Chain

Bottom of the Food Chain

March 24, 2018

The origin of how food goes from the fields and ends on the dinner table brings up the concerns of a very important social problem: unfair treatment of agricultural pickers. There is a documentary named Food Chains by Sanjay Rawal who talks about the struggles agricultural pickers go through. The food industry issues men...

Blaming Should Not Be an Excuse for Inaction

Blaming Should Not Be an Excuse for Inaction

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2018

Filed under Editorials, News, Spring 2018

In a recent NBC Think article by Dr. Whitney DeCamp, politicians including President Donald Trump pointed fingers at violent video games as one of the main causes of violent crimes, such as school shootings. However, while politicians continue to find other sources to blame, students, like those of Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

How to Make Hot Pot?

How to Make Hot Pot?

March 24, 2018

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you talk about food? You may think of cultural differences, or the happiness and satisfaction that food brings to you. Food is an indispensable part of human life. It cannot only solve the basic needs of our survival but is also a kind of enjoyment in life. The process of making...