Is Thursday the new Black Friday?

Column by J1 Reporter Ashley Johanek If you love mashed potatoes, turkey, pumpkin pie and eating it all with those you love, then Thanksgiving is the holiday for you. However, Thanksgiving gets overshadowed year after year as Black Friday keeps inching its way more and more into Thanksgiving Day. Everyone overlooks the one holiday where […]

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Can I get that with no cheese?

Column by J1 Reporter Ashley Doehner From my earliest memories of childhood, I have always had one quality that made me stand out. No matter how much I tried to change and adapt to this social norm, I could not bring myself to fully deny my beliefs. My family never truly understood, and other kids […]

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#TaylorSwiftIsOverParty: Cancel culture and its Dangers

Column by J1 Reporter Anna Rasgorshek “If I never hear another Taylor Swift song, I’d be pretty happy. #TaylorSwiftIsOverParty,” Jeff Pearlman tweeted on July 13, 2016. #TaylorSwiftIsOverParty was the number one trend on Twitter for days, after Kim Kardashian released a private phone call between her and Swift.  Kim Kardashian and Kanye West claimed that […]

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“Miracle Teacher” or Master Manipulator?

Column by J1 Reporter Gigi Salerno Were Helen Keller’s accomplishments exaggerated to further her teacher, Anne Sullivan’s, progressive ideals? At just 19 months, Keller fell ill, leaving her both blind and deaf. At the age of 6, Anne Sullivan, a teacher for the blind, began to work with Helen and the two became lifelong companions. […]

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