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Opinion: The misconceptions about Satanism

By Jacob Bergen, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Satanism is frequently associated with very negative connotations, the majority of which are misconceptions and generalizations. Although thought of by the public as a cult, Satanism is very different...

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Opinion: The Kardashians’ “photoshop fails” are a bigger problem than we think

By Olivia Silvester, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

A poolside picture of Khloé Kardashian posing in a leopard-print bikini was posted on Instagram on April 7. The image was posted on accident before being swiftly deleted. Her legal team is currently...

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Opinion: Why skinny-shaming isn’t the same as fat-shaming

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor April 26, 2021

We’ve all heard of fat-shaming, and we’ve all seen it, too. People being bullied for being overweight and shamed for standing outside society’s expectations of what a human body should look like....

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Which team are you on: “Twilight” Edward v. Jacob

By Kylie Schwartz and Olivia Lyons April 23, 2021
A civil, thoughtful debate between Bella Swan's two lover boys.
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Opinion: Everything wrong with the sizing industry

By Kaya Simcoe, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

Imagine this: you walk into a cute, trendy clothing store with some friends in tow. Ready to spend the money you worked so hard for, you peruse the racks of clothing with a sense of neutral yet peaked...

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Fifteen: When you might just find who you’re supposed to be

By Kaya Simcoe, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Fifteen. Potentially the most wonderful, incredible song on “Fearless,” and that is saying a lot because I am obsessed with the entire 2008 Taylor Swift album. I always wondered what it would be like...

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Opinion: Why South Park is still funny

By Matthew Hagan, Reviews Editor April 19, 2021

I love South Park. I don’t really know if this is a particularly controversial position in today’s day and age or not. In an age of increased political polarization, it’s easy for some to dismiss...

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Opinion: Jojo Siwa is the LGBTQ+ role model we didn’t know we needed

By Kaya Simcoe and Olivia Silvester March 27, 2021
Jojo Siwa became an inspiration to many when she came out in January - and the response has been overwhelming

Opinion: The rise in anti-Asian sentiment

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor March 23, 2021

Trigger warning: The following information may be sensitive for some readers A revived disease, unlike others, has arisen during the pandemic. The heightened levels of anti-Asian sentiments have gained...

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Opinion: The positives of COVID-19 (besides tests)

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor March 16, 2021

March 13th, 2020. I had no idea that day would completely change my life, especially not for the better. When COVID hit the U.S, I thought it was the worst thing that could have ever happened. The first...

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