Opinion

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“Are you an organ donor?” Student on the street

According to donatelife.netin 2018 over 17,500 organ donors brought life to recipients and their families.  Every 10 minutes a new person is added to the national waiting list for crucial organs. Twenty-two people die every day because the vital organs they need are not received in time. Around 8,000 people died […]

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Can you cancel ‘cancel culture’?

Illustration by Britney Beaty Last week, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and actor Liam Neeson made headlines for their past behavior. The news has sparked a debate online about the importance of a person’s past conduct and how our society should hold that person accountable in the present.  There isn’t an […]

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March for life from a student’s perspective

Crowd at March for life in Washigntion DC on Jan. 18. Photo by Kathryn Porterfield. Less than two days before the 46th annual March for Life, my roommate and I decided on a whim to take a road trip and participate in the largest anti-abortion gathering worldwide in Washington D.C. […]

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Review: Diablo 3 for Nintendo Switch

I had spent quite a lot of time on Diablo 3 when it released on PS4 some years back, and while at first I enjoyed it, I eventually began to grow to dislike it quite a bit. Now that it was on a system that is technically portable, I thought […]

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Review: “Dark Souls Remastered”

“Dark Souls” is a now iconic franchise that became Bandai Namco’s highest selling series of all time, despite its notoriously brutal difficulty. And while many hail the first entry in the series to be the best, it often comes from overlooking several of the games serious flaws. Flaws that along […]

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Opinion: Don’t play Christmas music in November

Holidays and seasons already tend to bleed together, and it doesn’t help that seemingly every store starts blasting Christmas music the day after Halloween.  Cracker Barrel and Hobby Lobby both probably stocked their Christmas-related goods in August, and I’m sure that playing Christmas music as soon as they can helps […]

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Student on the street: Christmas edition

With Christmas rapidly approaching and the large number of international students on campus the question was asked; how do they enjoy the festive period back home? “I celebrate Christmas by going with my church to a hotel and they do breakfast. The hotel is on a beach so Santa comes […]