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‘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 be able to do it too,” “You’re not special because you’re young” or even, “I didn’t get ...

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 in FrontPage Magazine, an online magazine funded by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a conservative...

OPINION: We’re losing the media war

OPINION: We’re losing the media war

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 us gladly or unknowingly fall into its deadly clutches—and it is having a powerful effect on our daily ...

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

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 over an ugly pair of shoes, or was I going to be forced to play friendly with those three godless and c...

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