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An examination into “The Mind of Jake Paul”

On Wednesday, Jake Paul took to Twitter to announce he ended his four-month relationship with his girlfriend Erika Costell. Normally, this wouldn’t be surprising to me, because Paul doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to relationships. However, I was shocked to read this so soon after the conclusion […]

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Student on the street: Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia

Student on the street: Students offer opinions on Saudi Arabia being a credible source after the death of Jamal Khashoggi and the impact on America Jamal Khashoggi was an influential Saudi Arabian journalist who wrote against governmental policies and went missing soon after Oct. 2. Khashoggi was allegedly confirmed as […]

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Review: Mega Man 11 Review

It’s been almost eight years since the previous entry in the Mega Man franchise, which at one point was so prolific it bordered on market over-saturation. But now the Blue Bomber has returned with Mega Man 11 and hasn’t lost a step. The series’ classic gameplay of running, jumping and […]

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Student voters face numerous obstacles

Young people are heavily scrutinized by older generations for being lazy and not voting but perhaps college students are not voting because they cannot. In Tennessee, registered voters are given time off work to vote, as long as they give advanced notice. It is illegal for employers to keep their […]

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Ralph’s Donut Shop vs. Big O Donuts

Kitty Porterfield:  Ralph's Ralph’s Donut Shop opened in 1962, 11 years before Big O Donuts. Ralph’s longevity adds to its charm and nostalgia, as well as its dependability. Ralph’s keeps an abundance of its signature doughnuts available, such as the Hillary and the iconic Butter Twist, which is greatly superior […]

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A Tech student in Italy

TTU junior communications student Carolina Hatfield. I am Carolina Hatfield, a junior at Tennessee Tech studying abroad in Milan, Italy. Milan is best known for its world-famous cathedral, the top shopping galleria, fashion week and renowned art, but just outside of the city is Lake Como, a hidden gem. The […]

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Opinion: 3D guns need to be monitored

The wild west of 3D printing guns needs to be monitored and regulated in order to prevent threats to public safety. 3D-printed guns are almost completely made of plastic with the exception of a metal nail that acts as a firing pin and a piece of steel that is solely […]

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9/11: Before and after

The 9/11 memorial reflecting pools represent the twin towers of the World Trade Center.  Each victim has their name inscribed in stone bordering the pools, and loved ones often leave flowers.  Photo by Kelly Camera. My mom shook my sister and I awake on Sept. 11, 2001, and she tried […]

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Opinion: Nike’s right to “just do it”

Nike is under fire due to their recent 30-year anniversary ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. In August of 2017, Kaepernick, the now free agent, began protesting “the oppression of people of color and ongoing issues of police brutality,” by sitting during the national […]