Opinion

The Millennials: Politically Clueless

Since the 1960s the voting demographic of young Americans, defined as ages 18-24, has consistently had the lowest percentage of voting rates, according to research by the Census Department. Even at its peak in 1964, the young voters barely reached...

 

“I’m an American”

“I’m an American”

Photo Credit: Raven-Symmone’s Twitter Beloved child star Raven-Symoné is best known for her role as Olivia in The Cosby Show and later starring in her own show That’s So Raven on The Disney Channel. Raven recently made headlines after...

 

Christmas in October?

This annoying retail trend of Halloween in August and Christmas in September is, unfortunately, here to stay. This trend has come to be known as “holiday creep.” I’m not thrilled about this trend, but it is something we all must get used...

 

Government Provides XXL Protection to Citizens

Once upon a time, the people of America were controlled by an arrogant and domineering government, assuming the role of the people’s protector and provider. Foreign wars were instigated on their behalf, growing taxes were demanded and the...

 

All About That Bass and Treble

All About That Bass and Treble

*Editor’s Note: Some quotations have been censored for profanity. Photo Credit: Epic Records If you constructed a list of the catchiest pop songs of 2014, you can bet that Meghan Trainor’s, “All About That Bass,” would make it into the...

 

FWB, DTF…WTF?

FWB, DTF…WTF?

Editor’s Note: Some words have been censored for profanity. Photo Credit: iStockPhoto.com Our generation has drastically altered society’s views on sex. It is no secret that cultures change and evolve over time, but when did calling a relationship...

 

Micromanaging ‘Murica

Micromanaging ‘Murica

For many working students, time between classes involves pushing lawnmowers, smiling at irritating customers or clicking away the hours of their lives at a desk job. Of the peanuts that most of us earn, bills, school loans, and the government...

 

Fighting for Identity

As children we are made aware of the impending responsibilities that adulthood will bring. Whether it announces its presence through countless questioning of “What do you want to be when you grow up?” to a constant reminder of witnessing...

 

From Walter Cronkite to Kim Kardashian

The flashing of cameras overwhelm what is in view, visions are blurred, but have finally come together. Headlines are broadcasted all over every news outlet from Los Angeles to Washington D.C. What could this news story possibly be? In recent...

 

Stay in the Pack Wolves, Keep West: An Open Letter to the Undergrads of UWG

Stay in the Pack Wolves, Keep West: An Open Letter to the Undergrads of UWG

Photo Credit: UWG College is full of days and nights that are filled with happiness, confusion, dis­couragement and frustration. You spend countless hours studying, reviewing, holding class meetings, being involved in student organizations...

 
 
 
 

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