Opinion

Viral Video Exposes Catcalling

For those of you unaware, find time to check out Hollaback’s Catcall video that has gained much attention in the last few weeks. This video features a young woman, whose name is not provided, walking 10 hours through the streets of New York...

 

Death with Dignity: The Right to Die

Death with Dignity: The Right to Die

Photo credits: CBS News and Tucson Citizen Life is filled with uncertainties, but one thing is definite—death. We all know it has to come one day. The scariest part is not knowing when or how it will occur. Society often represses the idea...

 

The Object of Our Attention

The Object of Our Attention

Photo Credit: Paper Magazine She got what she asked for! Last week, Kim Kardashian made headlines as she posed fully nude for the cover of Paper magazine, an artistic, independent magazine that prides itself on running photos of “tastefully”...

 

Core classes: Are they necessary?

As high school seniors are preparing for graduation, they are challenged with the question, “Do I go to college to get a degree to ultimately earn more money, or do I go straight into the work force to begin my life?” Attending a university...

 

Social Media: The News Platform for the Young

These days, college students are getting their news and information via social media. According to the Pew Research Center (PRC), Facebook is the number one destination for social media news. YouTube and Twitter are also popular destinations...

 

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...

 
 
 
 

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