Day: December 18, 2013

Have cell phones taken over us?

As we stay glued to our cell phones with social media, games and music, the world keeps spinning Zach Ingram | Staff writer As you scurry off to class in a rush to beat the bell, you find yourself nearly sprinting to the door. As the door inches ever closer, and the instructors voice becomes ever more clear, you begin to panic as

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Filipino families pay it forward

Travis West | Managing Editor It was a city on the rise, it’s where U.S. General Douglas MacArthur landed to take back the islands from the Japanese and now it will never be the same again. Starting on Nov. 7 the Philippine island of Tacloban was hit by typhoon Haiyan that left up to 10,000 people estimated dead and 600,000 displaced, leaving an entire island in

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The naked truth

Oversexualized with modest criticism Marissa Bostick | Online Editor We live in a world that condemns the flesh of the nontraditionally beautiful. Scantily clad woman grace the covers of magazines on a daily basis and yet when we see the smallest bit of areola elsewhere it’s a national emergency. Someone somewhere at this very moment is being exploited in some way, shape or form

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The litter challenge: Have you done your part for the world?

Zachary Ingram | Staff Writer   You along with every one of your peers is guilty of a capital crime. Yes you, guilty. Guilty, hands down, at 12 to zero. You can try to find yourself the best lawyer money can buy, but there is no defense in the world that can prove your innocence. Don’t act coy, you know what grand felony you

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Obesity: obstacle or opportunity?

Luis Solis | Staff Writer Obesity should not be consider a disability. Saying that obesity is a handicap is like saying alcoholism is a disease, or the belief that people are born gay. The general public makes excuses in order to make themselves feel better. Webster’s dictionary describes disabled as a disadvantage for a given individual, resulting from an impairment or disability that limits or prevents

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