Think about the polar bears

Kristina Chura

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Let’s talk about something that everyone loves to talk about; the weather. No but seriously, am I the only one who’s noticed that it has been unseasonably warm lately? The changing weather patterns are imminent, and although s...

Loyalty over happiness

Moira Jorgensen

December 11, 2012

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I always have high hopes for my teams when I watch sporting events. I assume that despite their record or how many injuries the players manage to get, the team will miraculously pull together once I start watching. This was ...

Kindness isn’t just for the holidays

Kristina Chura

December 3, 2012

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Like the honeymoon phase after the NAMES program which ends after about a month or so, it seems as if kindness and charity ends after the holidays when February rears its ugly head. First off, why do families need an excuse to...

The many levels of cheating

Moira Jorgensen

December 3, 2012

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The one thing I’ve learned about the Petraeus affair (the scandal which initially involved the head of the CIA having an affair with his biographer, but then spiraled into some sort of love hexagon where a lot of people sleeping...

Rethinking the elective system

Staff Editorial

December 3, 2012

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Each year, students flock to the culinary arts, so much so that many students don't get in to these classes. This has prompted the administration to add another culinary arts class. Our gripe isn't with people's interest in cooking;...

Don’t overlook the importance of Thanksgiving

Staff Editorial

November 15, 2012

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Hey everyone, there’s only forty days until Christmas! Don’t look now but Hanukkah is here in 23 days! And for those of you who really like a good time, Kwanzaa is just 41 days away! So many awesome holidays are so soon! Our...

How to survive Thanksgiving

Moira Jorgensen

November 15, 2012

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Fall is widely known as the season with the best holidays: Halloween, Labor Day, and Elephant Appreciation Day, to name a few. Sadly, as autumn comes to a close, so does the season of chill, no pressure holidays, only to be taken...

Does your vote count?

Kristina Chura

November 15, 2012

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Now that voting day is over, I can safely bring up an issue that has been irking me since this entire election began. Respecting a person’s decision not to vote is just as important as respecting a person’s decision for whom...

Moira’s guide to a stress-free second quarter

Moira Jorgenson

November 6, 2012

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As first quarter comes to a close and second quarter begins, you may be feeling a little anxious or stressed. Seniors are having mental breakdowns over college applications. Juniors are feeling the pressure of the dreaded junior...

Don’t waste your first time

Kristina Chura

November 6, 2012

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Although I label myself as a pro-choice, pro-rights democrat who thinks Obama is awesome, there’s one little problem, and that’s just it; Obama, in my eyes, and those of many is awesome. Yeah fist bumps, the Circle of Life,...

Voting age silences millions of potential voters

Staff Editorial

November 6, 2012

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With Election Day nearing, many seniors of age anticipate their first voting experience more and more as each day passes. And for those 16- and 17-year-olds that barely don’t make the cut, a chance to vote for the president...

Voting age silences millions of potential voters

Staff Editorial

November 3, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

With Election Day nearing, many seniors of age anticipate their first voting experience more and more as each day passes. And for those 16- and 17-year-olds that barely don’t make the cut, a chance to vote for the president...