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Fanfiction allows for dynamic takes on well-known characters

Sonia Garcha

April 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Voices

  In the midst of tedious teenage lives, we seek action and adventure. In order to distract ourselves from the everyday issues we worry about, we imagine our lives in the most unrealistic and perfect way.   The pheno...

You’re moving to Canada, eh?

Whitney Knorp

April 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Voices

  When did Canada become America’s official back-up plan?   You don’t have to be a political connoisseur to have noticed the innumerable threats of emigration in the name of escaping America’s politicians.  ...

Miscomprehension prevents open-mindedness

Carissa Lewis

April 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Voices

  Every year, new campaigns aimed at gaining rights for a particular group of people arouse conflict. Such campaigns inspire the awareness of cultural tension and racial prejudice, and the rest of society joins in by either s...

Beyoncé makes super-bold statement

Brayden Johnk

March 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Voices

 At 3:20 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday afternoon, I was preparing for the ultimate showdown between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, anxious for the game to begin.   My mom brought out her famous seven layer dip, and I began ...

Quick to talk and easy to stalk

Naseeha Islam

March 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Voices

We all have that one post we regret, whether on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook (if anyone even uses that anymore). Our generation has put more of our lives online than any generation before us – but that’s not news to anyone...

Our educations should be determined by more than a series of numbers

Aishwarya Pattnaik

March 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Voices

  Standardized tests. Class rank. These are all words that make the regular high school student cringe. Why? Because these numbers play such an influential role in their future for college admissions.    As I am a senior com...

We need to be more active in politics

Arthi Bobbala

February 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Voices

 Although public policy affects almost every aspect of our lives, only half of the American population consistently votes in general elections, with only about a third of this population voting during midterm elections.    ...

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