Opinion: NCAA in desperate need of change in regulations defining amateur status

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The Federal Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating more than 20 College Basketball programs for potential National Collegiate Athletic Association rule violations. Schools that are under investigation include: Arizona, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, Texas, Michigan State, and University of Southern California. To dive deeper into the report, a wiretap was also discovered of Arizona […]

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Staff Editorial 3/19 Parkland shooting calls for reinterpretation of Second Amendment

The second amendment grants citizens the right to bear arms; however, it is time to re-evaluate the statute of limitations surrounding these words. On February 14, Nikolas Cruz entered his former high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 students and faculty. The event unsurprisingly sparked the debate of gun control and whether Congress needed to […]

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Opinion: Clothing disparities reveal work to be done in fight for gender equality

Andrea Hefferan | Staff Writer Every day men are granted overwhelmingly greater benefits compared to their female counterparts. Their masculine privilege extends beyond advancement in the workforce and elections to public office. Women face a monumental injustice every day, one which government leaders and the remainder of society are unwilling to address. Women’s pockets are significantly smaller than men’s. Every […]

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Letters to the Editor 2/15

Dear Chronicle Editor, I am writing to express my concern with the recent alignment of the concept of ‘change’ when discussing political issues both on the local and national levels. Specifically, I object to the revisions most recently provided which incorrectly describe change as the ‘action of enforcing one’s opinions onto others.’ I was reminded of this when reading The […]

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Staff Editorial 2/15 Judgement should be based on an individual’s merit not their sob story

At the 60th annual Grammy Awards, Ed Sheeran was awarded Best Pop Solo Performance for the popular Shape of You. Sheeran was the only male among four female nominees in the category, including Kesha. For the last couple of years, Kesha had been fighting her ex-manager, Dr. Luke, in court after a vicious fall-out, which ended with the singer accusing […]

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Staff Editorial 1/26 Obsession with views results fatality after Tide Pod Challenge goes viral

With a world revolving around social media and viral videos, people will go out of the way to get their post the most likes, views or retweets. At first, harmless stunts like the Cinnamon Challenge and Planking filled up the internet. Although stupid, the various challenges and pranks performed in order to garner views and like were tolerated and even […]

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Staff Editorial 12/19 FCC shows complete disregard of American opinion with repeal of Net Neutrality

Enacted in 2015, Net Neutrality prohibited service providers from slowing down or charging more for usage of popular websites such as social media platforms, Netflix and Google. The ensured every American could binge on countless episodes of The Office and send as many snaps as they so desired without being penalized. On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission too this […]

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OPINION: Lack of diversity in college football playoffs major problem

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer When the College Football Playoff system was announced at the start of the 2014-15 season, College Football fans were ecstatic. The outdated Bowl Championship Series (BCS) system was finally abolished and teams were given the chance to prove themselves in pursuit of a national championship. This year, the teams selected by the Playoff Committee were […]

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