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Food moved outside after power went out.

Opinion: Politicization of snowstorm, electrical crisis hurting Texans who can’t fly to Cancun

Jacquelyn Burrer, Reporter February 26, 2021

This past week, I lost consistent power for nearly 30 hours and was put in significant danger because of my cold weather induced asthma, with no power to do breathing treatments.   Since I was...

Clothes hang on a rack at a Salvation Army store. The Salvation Army collects clothing, furniture, household appliances and other items that can be resold.

Opinion: The ethics of thrifting

Andie San Luis, Editor-in-chief February 25, 2021

In the past few years, thrifting has gained mainstream popularity as a trendy way to diversify people’s wardrobes. Thrifting has become a favorite for many, as options are cheap, unique, vintage and...

Point/Counterpoint: Is Valentines Day a legitimate holiday

Point/Counterpoint: Is Valentine’s Day a legitimate holiday

Katlynn Fox and Hailey Dirks, Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor February 12, 2021

Katlynn Fox Against Cluttering the aisles of any store, accompanied by discount Christmas decorations just days after the departing holiday, is a mass of pink and red garbage. The cheesy decorations...

Tom Brady lifts the Lombardi trophy after winning the Super Bowl. The Buccaneers won the Super Bowl 31-9 with Brady winning Super Bowl MVP.

Opinion: Super Bowl 55 went from potential shootout to boring blowout

Henry Hays, Sports Editor February 10, 2021

From the blowout game to the mediocre halftime show, it was a pretty uneventful Super Bowl Sunday. In my short life, I can’t remember a more disappointing Super Bowl.  The game had the makings of...

A sign with information on COVID-19 vaccines is taped onto the door of CVS Pharmacy on Josey and Hebron. There are currently multiple eligible groups for the vaccination within four different phases: healthcare workers, long-term care facility residents, frontline essential workers, people over the age of 16 with pre-existing conditions and more.

Opinion: Fears surrounding the vaccine are harmful

Emma Short, Entertainment editor February 8, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines have started to be administered around the United States. Unfortunately, many people won’t be getting the vaccine any time soon. Some of these people view the vaccine as an infringement...

As part of the “Watch Your Words” campaign, posters were hung in the main hallways pointing out different slurs and microaggressions students may have experienced on campus.

Staff Editorial: “Watch Your Words” is step in the right direction, but should increase student input

Staff February 2, 2021

During the week of Jan. 25-29, the “Watch Your Words” campaign was publicized on campus with announcements, posters and a series of advisory lessons. The campaign originated after several students...

Career Dive: Filmmaking

Career Dive: Filmmaking

Christa Jophy, Reporter January 26, 2021

Does the technology of cameras and the science of editing clips and putting them together interest you? If you’re anything like me, the answer is no. But for those of you who do find technology and film...

Career Dive: Fashion Design

Career Dive: Fashion Design

Christa Jophy, Reporter December 8, 2020

Kala Bennett’s day never starts the same way. As a fashion designer, she does more than drown in vibrant fabrics and seemingly endless rolls of measuring tape. Some days she’s responding to emails...

Opinion: School is not worth losing sleep over

Opinion: School is not worth losing sleep over

Andie San Luis, Editor-in-chief December 3, 2020

Most of my nights end with the same question: Do I go to sleep or finish my school work? Each day typically ends with little sleep and loads of assignments, completed or not. The decision to stay up and...

Eyes on the pies

Eyes on the pies

Henry Hays, Sports Editor November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is built off of good food. Without it, Thanksgiving would barely be considered a holiday. Essential among that food is pie; you can’t have Thanksgiving without pie. With so many to choose...

Career Dive: Baking

Career Dive: Baking

Christa Jophy, Reporter November 13, 2020

Tearia Anderson starts off every morning with empty pans and pounds of cake batter. By mid-day, she is assembling and decorating cakes extravagant enough to stand proudly at a wedding, or simple enough...

Best Dressed: Fall Fads

Best Dressed: Fall Fads

Katlynn Fox , Editor-In-Chief November 11, 2020

Every year pumpkin spice everything floods grocery stores and the clocks fall back an hour, signaling a temperature drop that understandably makes everyone mourn summer and welcome the brisk fall air....