Staff Editorial: Nike cashed in on Kaepernick controversy

Everyone’s seen it. “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Nike’s recent advertisement, which revealed a new partnership with former 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who knelt during the pre-game national anthem in August 2016, triggered a rapid social media response. All throughout Twitter and Instagram, everyone felt the need to either support Nike, or to condemn them. People […]

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Opinion: Reboots are not worth it

As a huge fan of The Office, I think a reboot is a terrible idea. Recently, there has been talk on television and social media about a reboot for the show. I know why people think it’s a good idea: this show was extremely popular and still has one of the most loyal fanbases. Thanks to Netflix and to Comedy […]

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Staff Editorial 5/11 Citizens rightfully skeptical of North Korean claims to denuclearize

Two weeks ago, history was made when a meeting between North and South Korea, two countries which have been in armistice since the 1950’s, took place to discuss ending the war that has lasted over half a century.  Representatives from each country met with the United States’ newest cabinet member, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The two countries seem closer […]

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Opinion: Activism goes beyond making noise

Alex Lisa | Staff Writer In 2014, 200 girls were kidnapped from their school in Nigeria. It captured the attention of nations across the globe, with celebrities and political figures from the U.S., UK, South Korea, and Japan voicing their support for the girls and bringing them home. The hashtag #bringourgirlshome swept the internet as people used their voices to […]

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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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