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Nobody is safe.

Nobody is safe.

Samuel Neve, Contributing Editor
October 6
Filed under Opinion, The Stiff Upper Lip

Social media is one of the greatest productions of modern society, it has literally helped billions of people connect all over the world in ways that a generation before could only dream about. One of the key issues with social media is how I believe, it has an effect on the modern relationship. Read More »...

OP/ED: Jennifer Lawrence’s Nudie Pics Aren’t For Your Eyes

OP/ED: Jennifer Lawrence’s Nudie Pics Aren’t For Your Eyes

Erminia Errante, Senior Editor
September 30
Filed under Opinion

Privacy is a virtue, and seems to even be a privilege nowadays. Internet privacy has always been an issue, but this is getting worse and worse as the days go by. Actually, it is getting ridiculous. Seems to be great that all these celebs got their nudies leaked on the web for all you gawkers out...

OP/ED: Feminism: One Big Fad?

OP/ED: Feminism: One Big Fad?

Maria Elena Perez, Managing Editor
September 30
Filed under Opinion

The ALS ice bucket challenge and The He for She campaign are two different campaigns, spreading awareness for two different causes. Despite their differences, they have one major thing in common: They’re just one big fad. Over the summer, The ALS ice bucket challenge was a nice way to spread...

No. You Sir, Have a Nice Day…

No. You Sir, Have a Nice Day…

Katie O'Connor, Impact Staff
May 4
Filed under Opinion

Working in the service industry these days takes a special type of person. The qualities needed to survive are a concoction of character traits that if not possessed, could crumble you to the core. As long as you’re a hard worker, the only other ingredients needed are a little bit of sweetness mixed...

World Cup Warm Up.

World Cup Warm Up.

Samuel Neve, Opinions Editor
April 23
Filed under Opinion

What does Mercy know about the most popular sport in the world? Read More »

Have a nice day…

Have a nice day…

Samuel Neve, Opinions Editor
April 12
Filed under Opinion

As long as you grew up in some form of modern civilization and went to school, then you should at least by now have a basic set of manners imprinted on your brain. Read More »...

OP/ED: The Pseudo Modern Addiction

OP/ED: The Pseudo Modern Addiction

Samuel Neve, Opinions Editor
March 27
Filed under Opinion

The world of addiction is a dark downward spiral that engulfs everyone who falls into it’s vicious trap. There are many different types of addiction, yet I wonder if modern addictions are really addictions at all.  Do they affect the brain and such as common addictions like alcohol, drugs and...

OP/ED: Is that rape?

OP/ED: Is that rape?

Sasha Majette, Senior Editor
March 13
Filed under Opinion

A young woman recently turned to Reddit to ask for help after the violent way she lost her virginity, and I inadvertently started a firestorm by asking the question "Is that rape?" The woman goes into graphic details explaining her encounter with the man she only names as "M" whom she had been dating...

Mixing School and Social Life: Can You Handle It?

Mixing School and Social Life: Can You Handle It?

Stephanie Gelsey, Impact Staff
March 6
Filed under Opinion

Is it possible to mix business with pleasure? School life with social life? Is anyone capable of having both, without failing at one or the other? The transition from high school to college is always a nerve-racking experience, no one is entirely prepared for the situations they will be thrown into,...

OP/ED: The Price of Death

OP/ED: The Price of Death

Samuel Neve, Opinions Editor
February 19
Filed under Opinion

Capital punishment has been a part of human history ever since any form of records began, Read More »

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