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The R. Kelly Scandal

The R. Kelly Scandal

April 18, 2019

For two decades, R. Kelly has been facing allegations of sexual abuse of minors. This timeline stretches as far as 2008, when the artist was tried for allegations that he urinated on a 13-year-old girl.   On January 3, Lifetime aired the first episode of Surviving R. Kelly. This documentary consisted of several g...

Jamaica’s Ban on Plastics

Jamaica’s Ban on Plastics

April 18, 2019

Will banning plastics work in helping our environment? Will it work? These are some of the questions that Jamaica’s government has about plastics. Jamaica’s government is planned to ban plastic bags, plastic straws and styrofoam in order to help with the harm it is doing to the environment, and they succeeded. The b...

#Kickvic V.S. #StandWithVic

#Kickvic V.S. #StandWithVic

April 17, 2019

In the beginning of February 2019, popular voice actor Vic Mignogna was accused of sexual misconduct towards many of the women he had worked with over the years. One woman, Monica Rial, claims to be a victim of said harassment, and has been the leading voice in the recent #Kickvic movement.   Vic Mignogna is a well-known voice actor in ...

For Generations

For Generations

April 17, 2019

In the past few years there have been childrens’ movies released for the cinemas that are either a continuation of movies from the past generation or a remastering of movies from more than one generation before. The most recent examples of this are the expected releases of the live-action versions of the movies “Dum...

Suck it, California

Suck it, California

April 16, 2019

Assembly Bill No. 1884 Explained On September 20, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill banning full-service restaurants in the state from automatically giving customers single-use plastic straws beginning in 2019.   Assembly Bill No. 1884 “prohibits a full-service restaurant, as specified, from providing ...

What’s Next for Kaepernick?

What’s Next for Kaepernick?

April 15, 2019

Colin Kaepernick has still yet to be made an offer by any team in the NFL. In 2016, Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the National Anthem to protest racial injustice against people of color. Though many people respect him for doing so, many people disagree with the act as well. Even President Trump openly stated that, “...

The Cryptocurrency Phenomenon

The Cryptocurrency Phenomenon

April 10, 2019

The uses of Bitcoin, security of its transactions, and its place away from political or governmental influence is causing a constant growth in appeal and the creation of other forms of cryptocurrency.

How New Zealand’s Recent Gun Control Might Affect the U.S

How New Zealand’s Recent Gun Control Might Affect the U.S

April 10, 2019

On March 15, a lone gunman, Brenton Tarrant, opened fire on two consecutive mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during Friday Prayer ultimately killing 50 and injuring many more. Before this attack, New Zealand was considered to have more relaxed gun control laws than most Western countries other than the U.S. There is...

Get Lost

Get Lost

Erika Coleman, Copy Editor

April 10, 2019

Filed under News, Spring 2019

Many students without maps say that their main problem is that they didn’t know how to get, or who to ask for, one.

The DMI All-Star

The DMI All-Star

April 10, 2019

Right before the band was scheduled to leave for Los Angeles, Hannah fell ill and caught both strep throat and the flu just days before the big performance. Going against her doctor’s orders, Hannah still went on to perform with the other students on Mississippi night. As a freshman and audio engineering major from Southaven,...

Battle Royale Frenzy

Battle Royale Frenzy

April 9, 2019

Video games have rapidly become one of the most popular forms of entertainment and are continuing to adapt to appeal to all types of gamers. Gaming competitions and live streaming games have become more popular because of the growth of interest in video games. One type of game mode that is a cause of this growth in populari...

The Introvert’s Dilemma

The Introvert’s Dilemma

April 9, 2019

No matter how much a person may like (or dislike) his or her roommate, sharing a room with another person can be incredibly draining. For introverted college students who may not have the option to pay the extra money to live in a private dorm or rent a room in a house or an apartment, finding the time and space to be alone ...