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what is laziness?

What Laziness is and How to Deal With it

Emma Smith, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Laziness is genetically embedded in us. Our ancestors used to conserve energy as a survival technique. They could use the extra energy to escape predators. That instinct to conserve energy is still in...

The religious character on television shows is a detriment to religion and God.

The ‘Christian’ Trope

Emma Harris, Content Editor March 22, 2021

I’m sure we are all well aware of that one recurring television trope: the ‘Christian’ character, who is uptight, irritatingly judgemental, and possibly one of the most hypocritical characters to...

Kurt Cobain is one of the most famous singers of the 90's, and how we let tragedies define his art and our own.

Kurt Cobain and the Tragic Artist

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

As a culture we have an obsession with tragedies; perpetuated by the works of Shakespeare and mainstream media our definition of any art always includes a death or misfortune of some sort. Pain and suffering...

Nickelback of all things can help us appreciate the good things in life.

Why You Should Give Nickelback A Chance

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Nickelback: the most hated band in the world. They’re a multi platinum band having sold over 50 million albums, and yet the wrath that people have towards Nickelback is unmeasurable. There are many...

How our culture sees mental illness as a beautiful tragedy

Depression Is Not Pretty: Stop Romanticizing It

Kaitlyn Butler, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

“Suicidal people are just angels ready to come home.” “Her eyes ran out of tears so she forced her skin to cry instead.” “It hurts, but it’s okay… I’m used to it.” These quotes...

what kind of job can you pursue with digital artist.

Are There Jobs For Artists?

Emma Smith, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Some of the most successful jobs for artists are in illustration, and graphic design. In the age of technology, technological or digital art is successful. Digital art is a wide range- it can be anything...

The blood of animals is in your hands when you pick up the clothing.

The Animal You’re Wearing Might Have Been Skinned Alive

Emma Harris, Content Editor March 1, 2021

A rabbit receives a strike to its skull before she is shackled by her back legs and hung upside down, where her throat is then slit and she is skinned. A racoon is slammed into the ground in effort to...

winning is not just skill.

Having Skill vs Being a Winner

Andrew Cahill, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Having skill does not always mean you are a winner. A lot of the time skill and winning goes hand in hand, but not always. There are many players that had amazing stats, yet they failed to win. There are...

local college can be more efficient.

Why I’m Staying Local For College

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Starting my college search was really hard, as it is for nearly everyone. I had no idea what I wanted to do, where I wanted to go, or even where to start. I remember the thought of college seemed so overwhelming...

who will win?

Which anime heroes would win in a fight: Bakugou and Deku or Killua and Gon?

Ellie Johnson, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Anime is a beloved type of television that originates from Japan, yet it is rather popular in the U.S. as well. Two of the most popular anime are MHA (My Hero Academia) and HxH (Hunter x Hunter), and both...

this is one of the foster kittens that we enjoyed having

Fostering or Owning?

Lauren Borchelt, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

During the beginning of quarantine in March, my family and I started fostering kittens again as something to do. We have fostered many times before, so we were prepared for kittens who are too young or...

2020 was a hard year, so will 2021 be better?

2020 vs 2021

Emma Smith, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

We went into 2020 with the same high hopes that we have for every New Year: we wanted to go in with a bang. However, Covid changed all that and 2020 ended up being, as a lot of people feel, one of the...

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