The PostScript

The Hacking Continues; who’s next?

Alexa Vega, HACK AWAY THE HACKERS

October 18, 2016

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Nobody is safe; You may have been hacked; the CIA has been hacked, the Democratic National Committee has been hacked; celebrities have been hacked. “The U.S. government has formally accused Russia of hacking the Democratic...

Highly educated, but working at Walmart?

Channon Watkins, THE GENERATIONAL DELAY

October 16, 2016

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Four years of college results in 20 years of debt; don’t pay it, and you’re unemployable. In 2013, of nearly 40 million college graduates who borrowed, about 7 million defaulted on their student loans. Once you default,...

Pay bills? Buy a house? Choose

Abbie Collier, The Cost of Being Healthy

October 11, 2016

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Those of us who are 20-24 and single will spend 25 percent of our income on health care each year. That’s right: a quarter of what we make. The average annual health care premium for a single person in 2015 cost $6,251, according...

Haven’t been hacked–yet

Alexa Vega, HACK AWAY THE HACKERS.

October 11, 2016

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Ninety-two percent of millennials are hacked by a person through software viruses on cellphones and laptops. We all need to understand exactly how hackers can get to our information. “There are hackers and scammers lurking...

Student debt = Millennial standstill

Channon Watkins, THE GENERATIONAL DELAY.

October 6, 2016

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Three of four college students will graduate $27,000 in debt; that’s a new car, a house down payment or a graduate degree. That’s twice the college-loan debt of previous generations. Tuition at public four-year colleges...

Remembering the flood

Remembering the flood

October 4, 2016

South Carolinians confused why Trump won

Lauren Fleming, contributer

March 6, 2016

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Businessman and Republican nominee hopeful Donald Trump won the South Carolina Republican primary, and some South Carolinians wonder how. South Carolina is a winner-takes-all state, so Trump won 50 delegates. Trump won every...

Movie review: “The Walk”

Scarlett Leigh

December 1, 2015

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Anyone who is looking to be truly inspired should see the recent film The Walk. This film is based on the true story of a French high-wire artist who walked 1,350 feet above the ground between the north and south towers of the...

Movie review: “Paper Towns” (2015)

Yadira Ruiz

December 1, 2015

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Director: Jake Schreier                                                                                              Story by: John Green High school student Quentin (Nat Wolff)...

Writing good children’s literature is a lot of work

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 28, 2015

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“You have to think of yourself as a writer before you get published,” said Dianne Johnson, who writes children’s books using her childhood nickname, Dinah Johnson.  She also has a doctorate in American studies and teaches...

Children’s author Sandy Richardson

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 28, 2015

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“I’ve been writing my thoughts and reactions to almost everything since I was old enough to do so,” said Sandy Richardson. When Richardson was a child, she would write sequels to the books she read: “The Robe,” “Anne...

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