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Dates: Nature’s Power Snack

November 22, 2017

For some people, the small, oblong-shaped drupe, with the wrinkly brown skin, may not be the most attractive looking snack. Reminiscent of an oversized ...

Thanksgiving is for Family.

Traditions Reinvented

November 21, 2017

Eighteen turkeys. Brined turkeys, fried turkeys, roasted turkeys and even one turducken have graced my holiday table. For most of my married life, I was ...

Op Ed: Curvy Women Can Rock Lingerie Too

Eric Gonzalez, Student Life Edtior & Entertainment Reporter

November 17, 2017

"Maybe I'll be a Victoria's Secret Angel this year for Halloween since it ain't happening in real life..." says Tabria Majors on her Instagram post. Tabria is smashing down Victoria's Secret for body shaming and only showing skinny women rocking their lingerie. She is posting many pictures of herself in her bra and underwear and comparing it to an Angel. In my opinion, Tabr...

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Opinion: Should Schools Police Student’s Social Media Profiles?

November 14, 2017

On August 31st of this year, two Colorado students took their lives due to online posts. One student was a junior at Arapahoe High School named Adam Powers, ...

Prince & Princess? How about Prince & Prince?

Eric Gonzalez, Student Life Editor & Entertainment Reporter

November 2, 2017

Oh, Disney. The place that everyone comes to for princes and princesses falling in love and living happily ever after. But, what if instead of a prince and princess, a prince and prince fall in love? Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" is the network's first show about a gay main-character's coming out story. The show is centered around Andi Mack (Payton Elizabeth Lee), and her coming of age story as she navigat...

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It’s Budget Time in Congress; Let’s Talk About the Money

October 27, 2017

As the majority party in Congress, Republicans unveiled their national budget proposal for 2018.  Out of the gate, Democrats want it thrown in the trash. Republican...

The NRA is Not a Branch of Government – Congress Is

Vicki Johnson, Politics Editor

October 13, 2017

Originally published on Oct. 13th, 2017. Corporate special interest lobbies appear to have a death-grip on U.S. policy with the ability to influence outcomes of campaigns and sway congressional votes.  To understand the power corporations have over social policy and taxes today, it is necessary to look back to Jan. 21, 2010. The United States Supreme Court ruled on...

Dogs: A Lesson Worth Learning

Dogs: A Lesson Worth Learning

September 7, 2017

Dogs aren’t concerned with what happened yesterday, or what will happen tomorrow. They run like they never will again and eat like it’s their last meal. They love deeply without apprehension and they trust completely without fear.

Op Ed: What Kate Chopin’s Feminist Classic Can Teach Millennials

Bryden Smith, Counter Culture Reporter

April 6, 2017

"The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.” -Kate Chopin