Ditching the tech for a day will keep the doctor away

Daniel Fay, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

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In your pocket right now is the source of the widespread self-consciousness, physical decay, emotional breakdown, and social disconnect plaguing our society today. The overuse of cellphones, tablets, and laptops is listed as...

Student Views: February 12, 2016

February 12, 2016

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This week we asked Trevians what they thought about the recent name change from Turnabout to Trevapalooza, here's what they said... Nick Collins, Sophomore “I think it’s good that they’re trying to respect everyone’s...

Pop music rose to the top of my chart

Michael Blickstein, Features Editor

February 12, 2016

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Anyone who knows me well also knows my music catalog. Lots of indie alternative, lots of bands you may not have heard of, and a lot of music that I’ve seen live. As I’m writing this, I’m listening to “The Mowgli’s”...

Make the most of Valentine’s Day this year

Emma Willcocks, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016

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Valentine’s Day gets bashed unnecessarily. Sure, not everyone always has a significant other, but this isn’t something to be ashamed of. Valentine’s isn’t a day for single-shaming, it’s just a day for celebrating the...

Calling all stars to the stage

Camille Baer, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2016

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If you are someone who dislikes all plays and musicals, or theater in general, you might want start changing your mind—especially if you might see one of your favorite actors or actresses up on stage. Over the past couple...

Breaking small talk with big words

Carly Travis, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2016

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There’s nothing more mind-numbing than a conversation about the weather. Unfortunately, it happens all too frequently. Take the “awkward teacher conversation,” for example. It’s that moment when you’re accidentally...

A failed model of diversity

Michael Blickstein, Features Editor

February 5, 2016

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As the Academy Awards (now formally known as the Oscars) come upon us, the arguements start about which movies deserve awards, which movies should’ve been nominated, and which movies we feel we should’ve seen. This year,...

There’s good reason to boycott

Camille Baer, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2016

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has disappointed the masses with this year’s exceptionally white nominations, igniting frustration from members of Hollywood, and civilians alike. My attention was first drawn...

Compassion can combat school shootings

Logan Etheredge, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

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Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012, there have been over 150 school shootings across America. In case you’re doing the math, this breaks down to about one school shooting a week, every week,...

Why your vote for the 2016 election matters

Elizabeth Byrne, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2016

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Turning 18 and becoming a legal adult opens new doors of opportunities. You have no legal curfew (driving or otherwise), you can buy as many lottery tickets as your allowance permits and you can permanently ink your skin. Those...

An alternative way to spend your free period has its benefits

Carly Travis, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2016

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The other day I was in the bathroom eavesdropping: “Did you know the library has coloring sheets?” one girl exclaimed to another. Although the conversation wasn’t directed towards me, I responded in my head thinking,...