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Balloongate: Students rightfully speak out against 40 year tradition

Anne Gallagher, contributing writer

May 11, 2017

Filed under opinion

2017 marked the 40th annual Purple Feather Day celebration along with its "traditional" balloon release. Over 800 students were honored because of their cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and were allowed to release a balloon into the atmosphere, regard...

Balloongate: Social media organization shows hypocrisy, tradition here to stay

Alec Rome, staff writer

May 11, 2017

Filed under opinion

On Thursday, April 13, the 40th annual Purple Feather Day was the talking point for most students. Those who had a high GPA got a chance to participate in an impromptu game show and eat donuts. One tradition of the event was called...

OBAMA’S LEGACY

OBAMA’S LEGACY

February 22, 2017

Slacktivism

Julian Hock-Beaty, staff writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under opinion

­In my honest opinion, this year has been a train wreck for America. 2016 has seen some pretty nasty racial tension, mass shootings, political weakness and so much more. American society (as well as its culture) is evolving quickly,...

Activism

Claire Lavender, contributing writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under opinion

I'm aware that my Anti-Trump hashtags and subtle addition of a safety pin attached to my shirt won't capture the attention of anyone notable. But collectively, the voices of my generation are strong.

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Satirizing the candidates

Choteau Kammel, editor-in-chief

November 29, 2016

Filed under columns, opinion

Small government is the hallmark of Republican ideas, aside from marriage, drugs, wars, police and military spending. That’s why Donald Trump is the man for the job of presidency. His “small” government beliefs that he has...

Dissolve the Union

Dissolve the Union

November 9, 2016

2016 election full of hypocrisy

Choteau Kammel, editor-in-chief

October 16, 2016

Filed under columns, opinion

By all possible accounts, the 2016 presidential elections have been the most watched, talked about and controversial in United States political history. Numerically its debates have been the most watched televised face offs since...

Tips for keeping all hair types healthy

Simone Davis, staff writer

October 16, 2016

Filed under columns, opinion

With winter around the corner, people with curly and kinky hair can instantly feel their hair change. Their strands can become dry and brittle, the curls may have less shine, and the regimen or routine that favors hair in the...

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