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Are You Addicted?

Are You Addicted?

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
March 9, 2014
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

It’s that time of year again. That time period between winter and spring where its not freezing but its not warm enough to not wear a jacket. That time period when you can go through hundreds of lip balms or Chap Stick because you either lose them or you leave them in your pocket and they go through...

A Real Life “Sixteen Candles” at Twenty-One

A Real Life “Sixteen Candles” at Twenty-One

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
March 2, 2014
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Growing up you may hear things about someone forgetting someone’s birthday and think to yourself, “I hope that never happens to me!” Then you hear about parents forgetting peoples birthdays, and think “I REALLY hope that doesn’t happen to me!” In the 80’s people got to see what it was...

Expectations vs. Reality: Turning 21

Expectations vs. Reality: Turning 21

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
February 21, 2014
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

As a girl, there are ages that society puts emphasis on. 13: it is your first year of being a teenager. 16: the year that you ‘become a woman’. 18: the year when you become ‘officially legal’. For the next three years, there are still things that are considered illegal and most people can’t...

‘Dumb Starbucks’ a work of parody art, or a ‘dumb’ idea?

‘Dumb Starbucks’ a work of parody art, or a ‘dumb’ idea?

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
February 17, 2014
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts? That is usually the question that is asked among frequent coffee drinkers. In Southern California the question was Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts or Dumb Starbucks? That’s right, you read that correctly. Dumb Starbucks. Dumb Starbucks was a small parody coffee shop in Los...

To Delete It or Not, That Is The Question.

To Delete It or Not, That Is The Question.

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
February 10, 2014
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

When you hear about something being talked about over and over, you become curious. Then you may think is it the newest fad? Is this the next big thing? That’s what happened with a small, yet extremely addicting game called ‘Flappy Bird’. I would walk around campus and ‘Flappy Bird’ was...

Wait, He Filmed His Brain Surgery?

Wait, He Filmed His Brain Surgery?

Karissa Allen, Impact Staff
February 6, 2014
Filed under Strike Of Enlightening

How much of your personal life would you share on YouTube? Believe it or not there are some people who share every day of their lives with complete strangers. Charles and Alli Trippy are two of those people. Without missing a day for the last 5 ½ years they have posted a video on YouTube about th...

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