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Bad B*tch or Mad B*tch?

Written by Tresia Bowles, Staff Writer Amazingly, the word “bitch” is still derogatory to women even in the year 2015. Feminists and careless and prideful women have tried many times over to reclaim the word and make it our own, and yet, there are still many women who see the B-word as a fighting word regardless of who says it. ...

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Education on sexual assaults on college campuses and the solutions to stop the cycle

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor It’s no secret that sexual assault is a huge issue across the country, but what schools are doing to stop it can be a little less obvious. Some colleges send out anonymous surveys to their students asking questions about their experiences with sexual assault; others make female, and sometimes male, students attend seminar after ...

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The marijuana debate: Are students responsible enough to carry?

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Marijuana is a huge debate for many, while others care less to even discuss it. There have been discussions recently about whether or not students (with a prescription), should be allowed to bring their medicine to schools for. As of now, there are 23 states that have legalized the use of medical marijuana. Of ...

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Lamar Odom and the media attention surrounding his recent hospital stint

Written by Erin Martin, Staff Writer Many people know Lamar Odom for winning Laker championships, and being married to Khloe Kardashian. But there are many things that people may not have known about Odom that is starting to surface and raise a lot of eyebrows. When Lamar Odom was found unconscious in a Las Vegas brothel, many questioned how things ...

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The great debate: Science vs. Religion

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Staff Writers The presidential debates are evolving, but the candidates are not. The motivation behind the questions asked at presidential debates is to find out more about the candidates and their views. Voters want to be confident that they know whom they are making their President. The trending questions in the last few debates have been ...

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Keystone Pipeline cut in hopes of helping environment

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer On November 6, President Barack Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline proposal as environmentalists celebrated this historic event. Spanning nearly 1,200 miles across six states, the pipeline would carry more than 800,000 barrels of petroleum from Canada to the Gulf coast. Obama’s decision on the Keystone Pipeline means we can continue our focus on ...

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Guns on campus will hurt not help

Written by Zenobia Harris, Copy Editor To carry or not to carry—that has been a big part of the controversy surrounding guns on college campuses, and both recent and not-so-recent campus shootings have contributed to the debate, and justifiably has left people on both sides of the issue quite concerned for students’ safety. I’m sure both would agree that we ...

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Editorial: Be informed. Make a change.

Tragedy is a word that is becoming a part of daily diction. If you have seen the news the last couple of days, you will notice that the world seems to be overtaken by grief and tragedy. On Friday, Nov. 13, the world’s clock seemed to stop ticking. Devastating terrorist attacks ravaged areas of Paris. News stations, newspapers, cell phone ...

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Politicians trying to play both sides of ‘SNL’ double-edged comedy sword

Written by Tresia Bowles, Staff Writer From Reagan and Clinton, to Bush and Obama, Saturday Night Live has never been shy about impersonating our nation’s political leaders. These sketches have been going on for decades and they certainly won’t be slowing down any time soon due to the fact that the audience responds so well to them. These sketches have ...

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Tiny houses make big plans: New trend helps owners save money and the environment

Written by Kenzie Kesselring, Opinions Editor The bigger the better. The more the merrier. Go big or go home; until now. The tiny house trend is the latest craze in the housing industry, and it’s catching people’s attention. HGTV and DYI Network have developed several shows that highlight people looking to building or find their own tiny home in hopes of ...

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