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Why #ReleaseTheSnyderCut Matters

Benjamin Hunt, Image Editor

November 20, 2019

“I figured out way back, if God is all powerful, he can not be all good. And if he’s all good, he can not be all powerful.”  Comic books have played a significant role in my upbringing, especially in middle and high schoo...

Using social media for news

Jake Keeley

April 6, 2017

In a world where my financial situation, or lack thereof, restricts my ability to consume regularly scheduled television programs, I, like many others, must resort to alternative methods to get news. News in this sense contains...

There are not two types of people

Claire Fisher

March 16, 2017

Type A or type B, introvert or extrovert, optimist or pessimist: we have a tendency to classify ourselves into two groups of people. One or the other. These classifications help us gain insights into who we are and who we ar...

Learning from tragedy

Danielle Zukowski

March 13, 2017

As I cook, every now and then I stop to take notes to an audiobook playing, in the background entitled Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Harriet Jacob’s recounting of a seven-year-confinement in an attic and an unfulfilled dr...

Professor feedback on essays is essential

Danielle Zukowski

February 27, 2017

For a moment after turning in an essay, I feel relieved. As I leave class, though, the anxiety begins again. I prepare myself to play the waiting game. That span in between the deadline and the grade always feels so long. As mu...

Making the decision to study abroad

Kelly Smith

February 13, 2017

What is it about studying abroad that so many people find appealing? Is it the chance to travel and see other cultures? Is it being able to relate to the people of other cultures? Or is it just needing a break from the same ev...

Breaking down Super Bowl 50’s cities: Boston or Atlanta?

Jake Keeley

February 2, 2017

The problem with there being an extra week off before the biggest game of the year for the most popular sport in America lies not in the fact that the team with the coaching staff who is able to game plan more effectively has an...

Language should evolve as society does

Danielle Zukowski

January 30, 2017

My Anthropology of Language class was presented this discussion prompt in the early days of the semester. We were asked what we use versus what's most grammatical. Being a linguistics lover and a huge fan of singular ‘they,’ I ...

Shoot your shot

Jake Keeley

January 25, 2017

Headline: Shoot your shotSubhead: Seize every opportunity that comes your wayBy: Jake [email protected] basketball speak, anyone labeled a shooter is accurate when putting the ball in the basket from distance. I...

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