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7 Things I hate about him/her

Samantha Sellers, Contributor

March 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Think that you can’t realize the signs of an abusive boyfriend or girlfriend? Think again; the warning signs are fairly easy to spot. Do you wonder if your partner is abusive? If you know the warning signs, you may be...

Rule #3: Onscreen friendships teach us

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

March 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Friends give you a longer and better life, so grab some friends and binge watch these shows and movies. Whether these onscreen friends cause mayhem or share cheesecake, they teach us about pillars of friendship. Golden Girls taught us to communicate. Whether it’s been a good d...

7 famous fighters of mental illness

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

You might think the mentally ill are only homeless or violent; you’re wrong. You’re wrong because they’re actually astronauts, actors and authors. Here are seven famous people who suffer or suffered from mental illnesses. 1. Stephen...

Can I Choose?

Tamarah Belton, Contributor

March 18, 2015

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My hair does not define where I came from, who I am or who I am going to be. This is the day I will prove it to myself. April 16, 2013. I sit in my cousin’s living room, her scissors behind me on the coffee table. She...

Organizations empower female drummers

Kara Anderson, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion

A growing number of organizations in the last decade have fought to establish a global community of female beat-makers. I want you to know about three advocates for gender equality in percussion that have gained international...

Jane Austen converted me

Bryn Blumenthal, Contributor

March 8, 2015

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I was a senior in high school when Jane Austen changed forever the way I read books. In the advanced placement literature class we were assigned the analysis a novel, and I chose “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. I had not read...

Solo player

Catherine Allen, Contributor

March 8, 2015

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“Dragon Ball Z” ruined my middle school life and did so within 20 minutes. My middle school was host to a sleepover for the top 20 reading scorers. And, being the competitive nerd that I am, I was right near the top of...

The Web gives you an outlet to books

Megan Robinson, Contributor

March 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Something I love almost as much as print books are websites and apps about print books! I’m going to share with you some of my favorite apps and websites devoted to books. Goodreads I’m anxious for anything that is...

Know the facts, save a life

Ashly Higgins, Contributor

March 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

If a man fell on the ground clutching his chest, you’d know he’s having a heart attack, but if a woman complained of jaw pain, nausea and cold sweats, so what? I’m going to show you how to identify the astounding difference...

Rule #2: Friends show compassion

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

March 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Friends teach you compassion, compassion leads to altruistic behavior and altruistic behavior benefits your health. I’ve scoured the Internet to find information that will challenge your views on compassion and its components,...

Speak out against mental illness misrepresentation

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

If you believe mental health illnesses are represented fairly, you’re wrong. So I’m going to send you to different online sources that show the truth about mental illnesses. Sufferers come out about mental illnesses People with mental illn...

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