Confusing ‘Covfefe’ Corresponds to Trump’s Pride

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

For Odysseus, it was hubris. For Achilles, it was his heel. Everyone has a flaw that can follow you everywhere, even into the Oval Office. As we’re wading into year two of President Donald J. Trump’s precarious presidency,...

North Korea Ambushes the Olympics

Nicole Burbach, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

North Korea has officially snuck their way into the Olympics, supposedly bringing peace... along with Kim Jong-un's sister. Don’t buy it. The US Treasury Department included Kim Yo Jong, Kim Jong-un’s sister, on its...

The Clean Truth: Tide Pods Are Poison

Josh Perry, News Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

High schoolers are all aware of how quickly memes and trends can spring up like daisies on the vast, (sometimes) intellectually fertile prairie that is the internet. Sometimes they’re clever. Sometimes they’re empowering....

Grammys Recording Academy President Slips Up, Fans Angered: Why It’s Justified

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

After a night of political speeches, daring performances and James Corden skits, the music world seemed calm, if only for a brief minute.   It all began when it dawned on viewers that throughout the entire three and...

Netflix’s ‘The End of the F***ing World’ Produces a Roller Coaster of Emotions

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

Filed under A&E, Opinion

The New Year brings many great things: resolutions, tax season, the end of a maybe not-so-great year. It also brings many mediocre things: the opportunity to buy a new calendar you like, getting to change the end of the dates...

Trump’s Tax Plan Benefits America, Shows Promise for Economic Growth

Sam Lance, Sports Editor

January 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump’s awaited tax reform was released over almost a year in office and now Americans are weighing the effects. And as expected, Democrats have criticized and complained about the tax reform but fail to...

Congratulations Attorney General Sessions

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

January 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On Jan. 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Obama-era policy of leaving well-enough alone and allowing Coloradoans to enjoy the munchies.   Yes, Sessions dictated that federal prosecutors are allowed to...

Logan Paul Gallivants into the Suicide Forest

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

January 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Adorning an adorable Alien from “Toy Story” hat and a bright jean Gucci jacket, youtuber Logan Paul waltzed into the Aokigahara forest in Japan, ready to camp the night and have a blast with his buds and a video camera.   Paul...

Why New Year’s Resolutions are Essential in Today’s Society

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

January 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I’m going to get better grades. I’m going to spend more time with my family. I’m going to be kinder.   All are commendable goals to strive for, but are they achievable? As we transition into a new year, people...

Colorized Photos Alter Perception of History

Nicole Burbach, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

At the start of photography, black and white photos were the only way images could be developed, printed and viewed.   But now, with the advancement of colorization technology, color is able to be restored to black...

Edwardsville Lacks Food Diversity, Students Hope for Change

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

November 16, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

College towns are known for their vibrant colors, diverse cultures and booming downtowns. Edwardsville never got the memo.   Edwardsville is home to one branch of Southern Illinois University, making it logical for...

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