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Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Casey McCabe, Editor March 25, 2021

In the hip-hop community there exist a few consensuses: Jay-Z paved the way for Kanye; Biggie and Pac are perhaps two of the best lyricists of all time; and above all, Eminem is un-cancelable. Since his...

Yes, We Have Tried

Yes, We Have Tried “Real” Socialism

Avery Heinen, Contributor March 24, 2021

The statement “but real Socialism has never been tried” can be seen on forums across the internet. It really is quite fascinating how convinced many people are by this statement. The underlying implication...

Minnesota Trump Supporters' Big Day Out

Minnesota Trump Supporters’ Big Day Out

Law Enforcement (and Journalists) Outnumber Protestors
Avery Heinen, Contributor February 1, 2021

If you don’t know about the riot that occurred at the Capitol on January 6, I’m not sure where you have been. Despite media assertions that this was a massive violent mob set on overtaking the US government...

President Donald Trump, hip hop head or clout chaser?

President Donald Trump, hip hop head or clout chaser?

Casey McCabe, Editor January 28, 2021

On January 20th, 2021, Donald Trump left the White House for the last time and the peaceful transfer of power to President Joe Biden was completed. Before leaving office, however, 45 decided to pardon...

Current COVID-19 procedures are making it difficult for local gyms to not only stay open, but stay on top of reluctant anti-mask patrons. Once a place of gathering, now a place of robotic, socially distant, nervous energy. As staff desperately try to keep patrons in line, discarded masks and advisory signs now litter gym floors. Gym member Ming Dao says, “I would use the cardio equipment if I did not have to wear a mask, I hate it. Nobody uses the treadmills anymore so they won’t faint. I am tired of having staff remind me.”

Gyms during COVID-19: an employee’s perspective

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief January 25, 2021

You may be wondering: what does the gym look like nowadays? If you are not a gym-goer, then this may be a curiosity of yours, otherwise – those who do go, know the regulations are not only hard to maintain,...

NASDAQ: The Latest Corporate Advocate for Social Justice

NASDAQ: The Latest Corporate Advocate for Social Justice

Jaden Welborn, Author December 11, 2020

As time goes on, the western world has become more and more progressive. Some social justice solutions are for the better, but many destroy the meritocracy that this country and capitalism were founded...

It's Only Fair if We Win

It’s Only Fair if We Win

Avery Heinen, Contributor November 4, 2020

Despite the House’s ‘in-crowd’ calling it “expanding the court,” court packing is far more serious than that deceptive phrasing would have you believe. With the confirmation of Justice Barrett,...

2020 Presidential Election: Live Coverage and Editor's Op/Ed

2020 Presidential Election: Live Coverage and Editor’s Op/Ed

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief November 3, 2020

7:00 p.m. CST - Biden: 85 electorate votes, Trump: 55 electorate votes. Florida is currently being counted, and if Trump takes this state, Biden is in for a battle. As previously mentioned, Biden's attack...

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal makes promises it can not keep.
Avery Heinen, Contributor October 21, 2020

One of the first things you learn in an American civics class is that a president of the United States serves a maximum of two terms in office. This was the precedent set by George Washington when he declined...

Why Don't They Just Eat Cake?

Why Don’t They Just Eat Cake?

COVID-19 has Vindicated the Academic Elite
Avery Heinen, Staff Writer October 8, 2020

For centuries, higher education was an option only for the select few and the university was an elitist institution. However, in modern times, the disparity in the enrollment of diverse students has been...

2020 First Presidential Debate: A Full Breakdown

2020 First Presidential Debate: A Full Breakdown

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 8:00 p.m. CST the first, and most consequential, presidential debate aired – with the pandemic, current race tension, and the media surrounding President Donald Trump, the debate...

Why are we paying something for nothing?

Why are we paying something for nothing?

Students are being charged hundreds in fees for services they aren't receiving
Avery Heinen, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

One of the biggest drawbacks to the digital age is just how easy it is to get scammed. You’re often buying something off of just a photo, a description, and maybe a few reviews. Usually, it works out...

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