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OP/ED: How About Some Writer’s Block…

OP/ED: How About Some Writer’s Block…

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor
October 28
Filed under Opinion

Gazing at my computer screen for hours, the cursor just stares back at me. As it's staring, it's constantly blinking. Blink. Blink. Blink. Rubbing my eyes, and running my hands through my hair, I take a deep breath and sigh. I can't think of anything to write, and I'm on a deadline. I need...

OP/ED: Good Things Don’t Come To Those Who Wait

OP/ED: Good Things Don’t Come To Those Who Wait

Laine Griffin, Associate Editor
October 6
Filed under Opinion

When I was little, my mom told me, “Good things come to those who wait.” So I waited, and waited. And waited. *** I watched her come to school; bruises on her legs, fear in her eyes. Abused. I swore each time I looked at her I saw a shadow soon follow behind. It didn’t look like...

OP/ED: 2016 Election Is Still Worth Voting In

OP/ED: 2016 Election Is Still Worth Voting In

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor
October 5
Filed under Opinion

Votes. College students. These three words go together like you wouldn’t believe, especially this year. The 2016 Presidential election is coming up, and it’s going to be one hell of a time. Voting in general is important but this year it’s extremely important. Every vote counts. Let’s...

OP/ED: Kaepernick Shouldn’t Forget Those Who Give Him Right To Protest

OP/ED: Kaepernick Shouldn’t Forget Those Who Give Him Right To Protest

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor
October 4
Filed under Opinion

If there’s one thing I have learned within the past few weeks, it’s that it doesn’t matter what team you root for, or if you don’t watch football. Everyone knows the name Colin Kaepernick. In case there’s a small percentage of people who have no clue what I’m talking about, during the Green ...

Lemonade: Stir It Up and Sip It Down

Lemonade: Stir It Up and Sip It Down

Ihsani Jackson and Naomi Osuji
April 27
Filed under Opinion

Beyonce has done it again. 9 p.m. sharp on April 23, Bey released a stunning visual album and surprise released the album counterpart almost immediately after. We watched once again as the one of the most powerful black women today created a visual feast about our existence. All that aside, social...

OP/ED: How Important Is Interning?

OP/ED: How Important Is Interning?

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer
April 26
Filed under Opinion

When one first chooses what they want to do with their career, they oftentimes look at the overall work required to reach their goal. More often than not this work includes interning. The stepping stone that leaves interns feeling overworked, underappreciated and rarely paid. These are just a few...

Students Drop Ball On Take Back The Night

Students Drop Ball On Take Back The Night

Tiffany Cordero, Impact Staff
April 25
Filed under Opinion

“You tell me it gets better, it gets better in time. You say I’ll pull myself together, pull it together, you’ll be fine. Tell me what the hell do you know? Till it happens to you, you don’t know how it feels.” Nominated for an Oscar, these are the lyrics to the hit song Till It Happ...

OP/ED: Anxiety, Anyone?

OP/ED: Anxiety, Anyone?

Weronika Raczek, Staff Writer
April 20
Filed under Opinion

I was recently browsing through Twitter, and I stumbled upon a few Tweets that said something along the lines of “My anxiety is getting worse. It's getting to me. Help. School stress is killing me.” When I saw that message, I automatically said, "Wow, everyone really does say that a lot." ...

OP/ED: Sexual Consent Is Everything

OP/ED: Sexual Consent Is Everything

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under Opinion

The laws of consent vary by state and by situation. Which can make the topic confusing, but you don’t have to be a legal expert to understand how consent plays out in real life. The concept of consent is simple. Yes means yes, and no means no. Although this may seem easy to comprehend, people...

OP/ED: Election 2016, I’m Suffocating

OP/ED: Election 2016, I’m Suffocating

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor
March 16
Filed under Opinion

Every day, I turn on my television, and the first image that pops up on the screen is the race for the White House. Ever since last year, the amount of coverage this election season has been getting has been insane. It’s a media overload. To be quite honest, I really care about this election because...

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