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Snapchat glasses make smart eyewear mainstream

Joel Hopkins, Reporter

October 5, 2016

When Snapchat was released in 2011, many pegged it as a fad destined to die quickly as many mobile apps do. Flash forward just two years to 2013, Snapchat’s CEO Evan Spiegel turned down a three billion dollar offer from Facebook...

Smart guns: a problematic solution to gun control

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

September 27, 2016

Over the summer the tragedy that happened in Orlando brought on major conflicts about gun control and how far people have come in the understanding of the LGBTQ community. It brings about many different questions about gun ad...

Police need to take responsibility for its actions

Gregory Garrett, Reporter

September 27, 2016

Rejoicing over the destruction of a human life is very conflicting. However, tears of joy was the only emotion that surfaced when I heard the officer responsible for taking the life of Terence Crutcher – another innocent black...

‘Birth of a Nation’ to overturn racist predecessor

Joel Hopkins, Reporter

September 27, 2016

If you are any bit interested in the history of film, you are probably familiar with an older picture, titled, “The Birth of a Nation,” a black and white silent film by director D.W. Griffith. The film, set during the Civil...

Money brings society happiness for a finite period of time

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

September 20, 2016

Happiness is something that can stay forever, or make a mark on someone that can help them to be even more content in life. In Daniel Gilbert's novel, 'Stumbling on Happiness,' he wrote, “Teenagers get tattoos because they are...

Airbnb introduces the world to apartment sharing

Michael Read, Reporter

September 20, 2016

Sharing the bill at dinner is totally normal. Sharing a cookie is always appreciated. And even ridesharing is starting to become the new trend. Well, like me, you’ve probably used Uber before. Now only if we can get Uber...

Trump’s proposed Muslim ban akin to Red Scare

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

September 13, 2016

In the 1950’s a Junior Senator from Wisconsin by the name of Joseph McCarthy sold his campaign on the idea of finding communists in America. Since tensions with Russia were high at this point it was an important mission to the...

Do your part and vote in the upcoming presidential election

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

May 4, 2016

2016 has been an interesting year because of the presidential race, and how all of the candidates don't bring much to the table. Sure, we can get hooked on the rush we feel from the candidates making the promises they usually...

Keeping up with technology is hard but beneficial

Olivia Smith, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016

Technology is changing fast, so fast that it may seem difficult to keep up. In some cases, the technology we learn in our classes can become outdated by the time we can utilize those skills in the job market. However, that doesn’t...

Find time to relax during the break, you deserve it

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor

May 4, 2016

It’s that time of year again and the spring semester is coming to a close. For those who are graduating, congratulations! Enjoy the world you are about to enter, and celebrate your accomplishment. Students are getting...

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