Styrofoam sucks and here’s why

Column by J1 Reporter Bridget McGill Picture this: You’ve finished eating at a restaurant with your family, but you still have food left. Obviously, you want to take the rest of your food home, so you ask the waiter for a to-go box. The waiter returns to your table, accompanied by your worst fear: styrofoam.  […]

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Commitment issues are the worst!

Column by J1 Reporter Lauren Montague Having major commitment issues can have a detrimental impact on your life. This is not necessarily in relationships, but in everything I do. The issue stems from being the youngest child who never had the ability to choose anything, from the color of socks I am wearing to where […]

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Why So Soon? It’s Only Chapter Two

By J1 Reporter Lily Mausbach One common characteristic appears in “She’s All That,” “Clueless,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Footloose,” and many more. That common characteristic would be that it takes place in high school. That happily ever after feeling and concluding scenes in a movie revolve around high school. Growing up, watching these movies makes it […]

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Priceless Benefits of Taking a Gap Year

Column by J1 Reporter Jill Williamson Put in simple terms, the approximate time the average American student spends in school from pre-K through their senior year of high school is 1,827,720 seconds, or 30,462 hours, or 4,352 school days. To some people, 4,352 days might not seem that extensive on the surface, but all it takes […]

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Nebraska Furniture Mart Needs to Step Aside

Column by J1 Report Christina Tinley Blue. Yellow. Maybe not the best color combo, but the place those colors represent is the happiest place on earth in my eyes (and, no, I’m not talking about Disneyland). Living in Nebraska, I get my need for furniture fulfilled at Warren Buffett’s Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM). I remember […]

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