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Overcome intolerance with education

Kymoria Mottley, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

On Aug. 10, Illinois joined California, New Jersey and Colorado as the only states with a law mandating the inclusion of LGBT history in public school curriculum. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation ensuring that state schools tea...

Opinion: Uno wrong for declaring stacking rule illegal

Nadia Sumlar, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Do you remember those great times in Uno when you have the power to make someone draw eight, 12, 16, maybe even 20 cards? Well, according to Uno, Inc., it’s apparently illegal to stack. For those who do not know what stacking...

Assange overstayed his welcome, but it’s Ecuador’s fault

Laine Crabb, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

I was very surprised that WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange was kicked out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London earlier this month. He was a guest of Ecuador for seven years, and was a terrible one. Gross and obnoxious, Assange...

Analysis: The Patriots reign continues

Laine Crabb, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 3, the New England Patriots brought home their sixth title since quarterback Tom Brady started calling the shots in 2001. However, it was the defense, not Brady, that led the Patriots to their 13-3 win over the Los Angeles...

Opinion: Measure of success not one-size-fits-all

Emily Merz, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018

How do we measure success? Is it based on money or popularity? Is it where someone goes to college? Is it having the highest ranking job? Biggest family? Everyone’s definition of success is different, so how can we say someone...

Opinion: And the winner is…

Peyton Thornburg, Foundations of Journalism

May 9, 2018

This year’s NBA playoffs are heating up. As we head into the conference finals, now seems more appropriate than ever to look at which teams will advance to play for the championship. The Lebron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers...

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