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Finding love from an app

By Vyctorya Thomas-Vanzant For those unacquainted with online dating, the thought of choosing an app from the multitudes available and creating a profile for hundreds of people to swipe on can be intimidating. Derrick Vargas, junior communication major, and Paige Holehouse, senior English major, gave their opinions on the dating apps most used by young […]

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Voting is your voice

by Jessica Goolsby Did you know there’s an election happening on March 3, 2020? A lot of people either don’t vote at all or only see the presidential election as the important one. This is not true. Voting, a fundamental right granted to every American citizen, is so often overlooked despite how monumental it is […]

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Alien life discovered on Earth!

by Robert McDonald The raid on Area 51 took a surprising turn last week when the guards, complaining of the sweet-smelling smoke drifting from nearby campgrounds, were overwhelmed by the temptation of the recently returned McRib sandwich. A local camper, lost on what he described as a “Cheetos Run”, wandered through the unprotected gate and […]

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“Hate is not a Laramie value”

by Gissele Mora Every year the CI Theater Program puts on a production. This year’s production, “The Laramie Project”, is a hard-hitting nonfictional story that takes place in 1998, where an incident happened that collided two worlds. The play is based on real-life interviews surrounding the murder of Matthew Shepherd. According to the play’s manuscript, […]

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Vaping ban benefits all

by Gabriella Grassette & Annie Kuzmanovic   For a while now, I’ve witnessed many of my peers participate in a popular, wide-spreading trend: vaping. As a fellow young adult, I understand all too well the urge to fit in with those around me, and the mindset of being willing enough to do almost anything to please […]

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The Catch-22 of student debt

by Robert McDonald The 2020 Democratic primary has brought a major concern among students into the national spotlight. The issue of student debt has become a crisis, and with tensions between parties increasing, the crisis appears to be worsening. The Federal Reserve reported that student debt in the second quarter of 2019 surpassed 1.6 trillion […]