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Lynsi’s Line Up: Love Him or Hate Him, ‘Mamba’ is a Legend

Lynsi Crawford, Department Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant is officially a retired shooting guard. The legend we all know is done playing professional basketball. Come to think of it, Bryant, in the NBA, was something we were all used to. I mean, he played for twenty years; as long as I’ve been alive. Bryant was born to...

Millennial Viewpoint: Trump Loses Young Voters by Avoiding Relevant Issues

Millennial Viewpoint: Trump Loses Young Voters by Avoiding Relevant Issues

Holly Galvan, Editor-in-chief

April 14, 2016


Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

Love him or hate him; there is no way to ignore Donald Trump. Controversy fanned by his non-politically correct rhetoric has given him non-stop news coverage since he entered the race in June of last year. He has come under fire from both the public and the media because of his stinging comments regarding...

Lynsi’s Lineup: Keep an Eye on Buddy after the Madness Ends

Lynsi’s Lineup: Keep an Eye on Buddy after the Madness Ends

Lynsi Crawford, Department Editor

March 31, 2016


Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

March Madness is both a beginning and an end. Its arrival marks the beginning of post-season playoff action, as well as the end of college basketball careers for most players in their senior year. However, there is one senior to keep an eye on because this man is far from the end of his career. Chavano...

Millennial Viewpoint: Where Does Your Candidate Stand on College Issues?

Millennial Viewpoint: Where Does Your Candidate Stand on College Issues?

Holly Galvan, Editor-in-chief

March 31, 2016


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Across the United States, many college students believe higher education is the way they will achieve the “American dream.” A reality for most is the mounting debt they will acquire whether or not they receive their degree. Issues regarding college students such as high tuition costs and staggering...

Millennial Viewpoint: Why the Young Vote Feels the Bern

Millennial Viewpoint: Why the Young Vote Feels the Bern

Holly Galvan, Editor-in-chief

March 11, 2016


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Millennials across the country are “feeling the Bern” as they prepare to vote in the 2016 presidential election. The youngest voters are pledging their support to an old Jewish guy from Vermont, but the real question is why? And are they going to show up to vote? While Bernie Sanders is the oldest...

Lynsi’s Lineup: Johnny Football Should Take a Page From Newton and Miller’s Playbooks

Lynsi’s Lineup: Johnny Football Should Take a Page From Newton and Miller’s Playbooks

Lynsi Crawford, Department Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Many football fans, including myself, predicted Johnny Manziel would become a top contender after entering the NFL. He seems to be doing quite the opposite of what was expected. Two years passed since the NFL drafted him, and he has done nothing spectacular with the exception of a few high-profile...

Gabriella’s Guide: Effective Tips to Study for Finals

Gabriella’s Guide: Effective Tips to Study for Finals

Gabriella Garza, Co-Editor-in-chief

November 20, 2015


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

It’s that time of the year again. Holiday breaks are near, but finals are even closer. One issue most students struggle with is figuring out an effective study method to prepare for their final exams. There’s no need to pull your hair out in overnight cram sessions if you make a study plan, and most...

Preston’s Perspective: College Students Should Learn to Debate Properly

Preston’s Perspective: College Students Should Learn to Debate Properly

Aaron Preston, Co-Editor-in-chief

November 20, 2015


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

In a day and age where we, as young Americans, are so easily offended and quick to argue, there comes a time where we should learn to properly debate someone; rather than throw insults back at the person making the statement. Recently, someone told me that our government funded ISIS. I did not deny...

Gabriella’s Guide: Java Jolts Ability to Remember

Gabriella’s Guide: Java Jolts Ability to Remember

Gabriella Garza, Co-Editor-in-chief

November 6, 2015


Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

With sleepless nights of studying and early morning classes, college students share a love for a certain caffeinated beverage. The majority of students can’t seem to go a day without a little java in their daily routine. However, several studies show the caffeine in coffee may also improve long-term...

Preston’s Perspective: More Candidates Should Address Student Debt Crisis

Preston’s Perspective: More Candidates Should Address Student Debt Crisis

Aaron Preston, Co-Editor-in-chief

November 6, 2015


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

One year before the November 2016 election to decide the next President of the United States, student loans stand at a staggering $1 trillion in federally funded debt, and none of the Republican presidential candidates have listed definite plans for any reform. The two major Democratic candidates,...

Gabriella’s Guide: Music a Sound Decision for Studying

Gabriella’s Guide: Music a Sound Decision for Studying

Gabriella Garza, Co-Editor-in-chief

October 22, 2015


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

These days, we often see students walking around campus using their earphones. Music is blamed for being a distraction, but studies show it can be the opposite. Music can actually be a helpful tool while studying. A popular theory called the “Mozart Effect” claims Mozart’s music can improve...

Preston’s Perspective: Collegiate Press Still Has Value

Aaron Preston, Co-Editor-in-chief

October 22, 2015


Filed under Editorial and Opinion

I was recently thinking about the demise of print journalism; even though I will attend the Collegiate Media Association conference, the largest of its kind, at the end of October. The collegiate press has not died; it has simply taken shape through a more tech-savvy format. Fall 2013 was a transitioning...

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