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OPINION: For Generation Z, COVID-19 is the latest in a series of major traumas

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions and Social Media Editor April 12, 2020

We are living in uncertain times.  It’s a cliché, but it’s also a pretty good summation of the truly bizarre existence we are all subjected to amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As I thought about...

‘Ok boomer’ unites younger generations against older ones, stirs controversy between them

‘Ok boomer’ unites younger generations against older ones, stirs controversy between them

Rebecca Meluch, Contributing Writer November 18, 2019

An older, graying man walks up to you, a man whose college tuition probably cost less than $1,000 a year, and has the audacity to say, “I worked hard on my own to pay off my student debt, you should...

Jason Hill under fire after letter to Thunberg

Jason Hill under fire after letter to Thunberg

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor November 18, 2019

Philosophy professor Jason D. Hill wrote an open letter to environmental activist Greta Thunberg last week, calling her morals misaligned with the natural path of climate. The open letter was published...

OPINION: Were losing the media war

OPINION: We’re losing the media war

As technology embeds itself into their personal lives, young people are getting overwhelmed
Stuart J. Dantoin, Contributing Writer April 15, 2019

Social media overload is the silent killer of our generation. It affects millions of us, and though many realize its danger, the average young adult does little to escape our internet prisons. Many of...

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

How the rising interest in the occult empowers women
Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor November 12, 2018

Bad witches, akin to the Wicked Witch of the West and the Sanderson Sisters, presented a real threat my adolescent years. Was the vile, green woman going to come down upon my house and threaten my life...

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