Living In A Car Dependent Society 

I wake up one morning with a strong craving for iced coffee. Easy solution- I get up, get dressed, hop in my car, and drive to Starbucks.  For many people, the solution is not so simple. Not everyone has access to a car or even a form of public transportation. Today’s society, especially in the […]

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Pets aren’t people, please stop treating them so

Opinion by Chloe Herbert I’ve had a pet since the moment I was born. Our first family pet was a beagle named Lady, and I’d curl up alongside her in her dog bed during my nap time when I was a toddler. She was always willing to chase after my brothers on my command. She […]

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‘Joker’: is it worth outrageous, dividing controversy?

Opinion by MaggieMantini Todd Phillips’ “Joker” is a film about an alienated individual, whose embrace of revolutionary evil becomes a kind of integrity. It has been argued that “Joker” has glamorized a killer, but it simply holds a mirror to society. This R-rated movie involves so many angles of current public debate such as guns, […]

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Young women must reject societal beauty standards

Maria Piperis You’ve heard it a million times: beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Beauty is subjective, right? Certainly no single, objective definition beautiful exists—but America says otherwise. In a generation of people that pride themselves on inclusiveness, acceptance and body positivity, one might be foolish enough to believe societal beauty standards are […]

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Toxic Phrases

By J1 Reporter Ella Meis Stop telling boys to “man up” or “real men don’t cry.” These phrases may seem harmless, however, they are extremely misogynistic and sexist. Not to mention, these phrases are the root issue to why boys have a hard time expressing their emotions. Boys should be told that it’s alright to […]

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