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Bisexuality: an issue of many sides

Lindsay Cook, A&E Editor April 24, 2019

Exploring sexuality can be complicated. It can become even more complicated when you recognize that you fall out of the heterosexual, cisnormative binary. For many individuals who are seeking a label for...

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The importance of free speech

Audrey Helm, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2019

In 2017, ‘fake news’ was the most searched term on the internet. It burst into the American consciousness courtesy of our spray-tanned president, who often used it to cast doubt on those news organizations...

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Racial stereotypes affect students

Dejahre Hunkin, Reporter April 24, 2019
People have been throwing titles at others and expect them to fit their stereotypes. It hurts lots of people’s expectations because the stereotypes are not always true.
Seven traveling tips

Seven traveling tips

Robert Loose, Reporter April 24, 2019

There are a lot of dangers when traveling, weather around the country or internationally. It can be very easy to get lost, especially when you don't know the local language or any landmarks, and even easier...

The practice of deadnaming is wrong

The practice of deadnaming is wrong

Jordan Harvey, Reporter April 24, 2019

Deadnaming is a term most commonly used by those in the LGBT+ community, specifically those who are trans, genderfluid, or nonbinary. It means to refer to someone who has changed their name by their previous...

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SNARKNADO: Cats are the superior animal

Aurelia Jones, Reporter April 24, 2019
“I hate cats.” Well, then. Many people hate cats.
The true definition of feminism

The true definition of feminism

Cameron Bessette, Reporter April 24, 2019
In our current culture, the term “feminist” is seen to have a negative connotation for many people. Why?
Transgender Military Ban

Transgender Military Ban

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor February 20, 2019
Ruling 5-4 on Tuesday, January 22, the Supreme Court has effectively reinstated the policy barring transgender citizens and soldiers from serving their country. This ban allows those citizens to serve if they only disregard who they are and do so according to the gender assigned to them at birth.
What It Means to be Butch

What It Means to be Butch

Lindsay Cook, A&E Editor February 19, 2019
The LGBTQ+ community has many slang terms for the various identities within the community, which encompass sexuality and gender identity. These terms are most frequently used to denote an individual’s sexual orientation and physical presentation. A butch, for example, is a lesbian who dresses and presents in a masculine-of-center manner.
The Importance of senior year

The Importance of senior year

Nevaeh Olmedo, Reporter February 19, 2019
Taking the right classes is very important. It determines when or if you graduate if you will succeed with high grades, and if you can earn college credit. Counselors and teachers shove this information in our brains from the second we reach the seventh grade until graduation.
Offending the offended

Offending the offended

Benjamin Hood, Reporter February 19, 2019
Eat, sleep, offend, repeat. Being offensive to one another seems to be something everyone does, whether it is on purpose or by accident. We have all been offended by someone or insulted a person in some way.  Wars, lawsuits, murder, and worse all have at some point sprouted from someone feeling wronged by another. Why though, why are people offended so easily?
True Feminism

True Feminism

Cameron Bessette, Reporter February 19, 2019
Partially influenced and driven by the #metoo movement, feminist movements have both grown and decreased in popularity. However, as is well acknowledged by many, fame is not everything. While feminism has seen a rise in popularity among pop stars, celebrities, and in our culture in general, the term “feminist” still has a negative connotation for many people. Why?
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