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Manchin, Sinema’s unwillingness to change filibuster rules may cost Democrats the Freedom to Vote Act

Miles Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

American democracy is again on life support, and those in charge of saving it are unwilling to operate. Biden and the Democrats, hot on the heels of their failure to pass the Build Back Better Act, seem...

Is New Year’s Overrated?

Meghan Curley, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

The way I see it, New Year's Eve is basically one big birthday party, during which we celebrate making it through another year by playing games, blowing party horns and eating junk food all night long....

Has ‘Encanto’ brought Disney’s magic back?

Sabrina Lavine, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

Disney has been a household name for generations, producing iconic films that defined so many people's childhoods.While I enjoyed some of their more recent films, like “Frozen 2” and “Onward,”...

‘Encanto’: insecurities, expectations and their origin

Meghan Curley, Staff Writer December 11, 2021

Spoilers ahead. You have been warned. Families can be messy, and every family has baggage. Whether tension comes from the feeling of being excluded, family expectations, or something else, the end result...

If you’re reading this, it’s time for the semester to end already

Savannah Parks, Staff Writer December 11, 2021

Many college students are stressed about the end of the semester, with all of the upcoming final projects, portfolios and exams to be turned in. Is there more that can be done to reduce end-of-semester...

This holiday, hear grandpa out

Jonathan Campbell, Staff Writer December 11, 2021

Before the pandemic, many of us took being able to see our relatives safely for granted. I myself had gotten used to a near-annual trip up to Minnesota to see my maternal grandparents. However, I didn’t...

What the lifted travel restrictions mean for the pandemic and the tourism industry

Miles Kirkpatrick , Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The floodgates opened at airports across the U.S. earlier this month as the White House lifted COVID restrictions on international travel. Tourists from more than 30 countries were previously barred from...

Talk Turkey to me!

Savannah Parks , Staff Writer November 19, 2021

During Thanksgiving, which happens to be one of my favorite holidays, we do not often think about how we can be judgmental, consciously or subconsciously, about the food being served. Each person has their...

Staff Editorial: The true history of Thanksgiving

November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving has been portrayed as a celebration of peace and cooperation between the Native Americans and white settlers, but is that perspective honest? In recent years, many publications have begun...

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