Opinion: National Anthem Protests Are Ineffective

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer What has changed since Colin Kaepernick first took a knee during the national anthem? It has been over a year since the former 49ers quarterback first protested racial inequality and police brutality, but what does America have to show for it? It is hard to argue that any significant change has resulted from these protests. […]

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Opinion: Standard of Perfection

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer Mason holds unrealistic expectation that students must thrive. High school is the point in time where students are being pulled in a hundred different directions. Our interests aren’t clear enough, even to us, to know what we want to do with our futures, and that phrase “Oh, you have plenty of time to figure it […]

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Staff Editorial 9/22 Harvey, Irma prove disaster to be only unifying force for divided nation

Throughout our nation’s history, we have drawn battle lines over political, social and economic wars. And while our differences always seem to resolve themselves with time, it is not until disaster strikes that we truly unite as a nation. In 1941, we turned against each other, for we saw our diversity, the fabric of our nation, as a hinderance rather […]

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Opinion: Abolish the Penny

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer We have been through a lot over the past year. A shock presidency, Brexit, and even the Patriots winning another Superbowl. All this distracting us from an issue that the United States Government needs to address, the end of penny production. Imagine you are in charge of a luxury car company, and for each car, […]

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OPINION: Advantages do not excuse laziness

Jonathan McCollough | Staff Writer We have had it easy. We go to the kindest school in America, a National Blue Ribbon winner located in the seventh best place to live in the United States, according to Money Magazine. Our median household income was $94,758 in 2015, almost double Ohio’s median household income of $51,075. This is our normal. It is […]

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I didn’t meme it

Jessica Sommerville | Editor-in-Chief True admission to a campus community is not through a college’s admissions letter but its group chat. Through these chats, my peers have not only taught me how to register for admitted student activities but to giggle at “wot in tarnation” cowboy hats and the “Guy Tries to Impress Girl” faux pas, neither of which I […]

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