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Staff Editorial: Time change prompts a need for health focus

Staff Editorial: Time change prompts a need for health focus

November 9, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

With the conclusion of the Daylight Saving Time period on Nov. 4, our bodies have to adjust to a new schedule. While just an hour does not seem like a drastic change, researchers have shown the switch can impend on the daily operations of our life. Fred Turek, the director of the Center for Sleep...

Fashion Column

Fashion Column

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusive

Last month, Nike surprised us all by featuring Colin Kaepernick as the face of their 30th anniversary campaign. Kaepernick sparked national debate in 2016 when he took a stand against oppression by kneeling during the national anthem before a NFL game. He was calling attention to racial injustice and social...

Voter turnout needs growth

Voter turnout needs growth

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Nearly half of eligible Americans don’t vote. No matter how many times I hear this, it always baffles me that so many people don’t take advantage of being a part of the democratic system. “No Taxation without Representation.” This, in a sense, is how our country started. Being able to vote...

Trump pushes America away from global relations

Trump pushes America away from global relations

Delaney Martin, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Since his campaign days, President Donald Trump has been very clear about one thing: in his mind, America always comes first. He has stated that we are the greatest nation in the world on numerous occasions and his actions seem to follow suit. From declaring himself a nationalist to calling African nations...

Staff Editorial: Synergy is vital to the protection of freedom

Staff Editorial: Synergy is vital to the protection of freedom

November 2, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

The horrific events of the past week has reinforced the prevalence hate and politically-motivated crimes in America. The shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue this weekend has only highlighted the need for us to come together as a nation. The man accused of killing 11 people and injuring...

Fresh. Local. Good.

Fresh. Local. Good.

Sofia Pavrone, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

It was a sunny afternoon when I passed a sign that read: Fresh. Local. Good. I was meeting my best friend from high school for lunch at Iron Hen Cafe, located right across from Latham Park in Greensboro. I was welcomed by a warm smile from our server, which never faded during the remainder of my time i...

Swift shares political views

Swift shares political views

Ayesha Tarhirkheli, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

The midterm elections are approaching. Millions of people are registering to vote while others are encouraging people to vote in one of the biggest elections in modern times. From celebrity endorsements to politically-influenced advertisements, the November elections for representatives have made their...

NFL needs reform to protect its players

NFL needs reform to protect its players

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Ever since my dad taught me how to throw a football when I was seven years old, I have loved the sport of football. I spend most of my Sundays watching football and I believe it is a beautiful game when played well. Even so, I believe football in its current state is not sustainable long term. It is...

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

America is in an era of extreme social, political, and economic dysfunction. There is an opioid crisis devastating poor communities, income and wealth inequality is at shockingly high levels while median incomes have stagnated for the past forty years, millions of Americans don’t have the access to...