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The Sovereign Grant, “Megxit” and the British Monarchy

Ysabela Golden, Laker Life Editor

January 27, 2020

Watching the impeachment trials going on in our senate, it’s difficult for Americans of any political creed to feel proud of our government right now. This presidency has our democracy eating itself alive, which honestly is...

Lost in London: Lessons from studying abroad

Melissa Sharapata, Guest Columnist

January 20, 2020

Name: Melissa Sharapata Year: Senior Major: Allied Health Science with a Speech Language Pathology emphasis    Today marks the first day of my study abroad program in London. I am taking the course International Aspects of Communicat...

While corporate media goads progressive in-fighting for ratings, journalism suffers

Dylan Grosser, Columnist

January 20, 2020

On Monday, Jan. 13, CNN choose to publish a story concerning Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and a private December 2018 meeting between the two of them. The story alleged that in this meeting, Sanders told...

Spotting the fabulous five types of partygoers

Emily Eaton, Columnist

January 13, 2020

Once upon a time in a faraway land called 48 West Apartments, a dewy-eyed freshman pondered the endless possibilities that may come from the college party scene. The mysterious man sipping his whiskey on the rocks in the corner bega...

Bad news for the world, good news for the President

Xavier Golden, Columnist

January 13, 2020

Over a week ago, the United States killed General Qasem Soleimani of Iran’s Quds Force. Shortly afterward, Iran vowed to retaliate. The President, in response, threatened to attack over 50 Iranian targets.  Iran later launch...

Tindér: Red and Gold

Athena Jasman, Columnist

January 6, 2020

Being in a committed relationship sucks for many reasons, but there is one clear, overbearing con: not being able to make fun of tinder bios. I know what you’re thinking: “What’s Timber? A dating app for lumberjacks?” No, but put ...

Sack Lunch Bunch: subpar SNL episode, but with kids

Brianne Kerr, Associate Editor

January 6, 2020

On Dec. 24, I woke up early, full of excitement and ready to watch John Mulaney’s newest Netflix show, the Sack Lunch Bunch.  But I was left disappointed. If you haven’t seen the show or the previews yet, the basic premise is that John ...

Say no to “detox” fad diets this holiday season

Dylan Grosser, Columnist

December 2, 2019

Thanksgiving was not even over before my newsfeed was bombarded by “detox” articles, with how-to guides on “cleansing” your body or “melting” fat following the holiday season. These types of articles always appear to ...

Rewind the Decade: Best male albums of the 2010s

Ryan Reichard, Columnist

December 2, 2019

The 2010s shaped up to be a better decade than anyone expected. Yes, this is positivity and yes, having optimism is a somewhat overdone cliché in this decade.  However, this decade saw mental health being discussed on a publ...

A hate letter to my gut instinct

Emily Eaton, Columnist

November 25, 2019

“Trust your gut,” they told me. That make-believe conscious in our stomach we’ve conjured up is supposed to be looking out for your best interest, protecting your heart and revealing the truth you’ve blatantly ignored....

Kaepernick workout too little, too late for NFL

Kellen Voss, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

Sports articles are often not read by average newspaper readers, due to a specific vocabulary and a bombastic vernacular that could be misunderstood by someone who doesn't follow sports as closely as we die-hards do. Because of...

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