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The Web gives you an outlet to books

Megan Robinson, Contributor

March 8

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

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

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

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...

Stereotypes restrain female drummers

Kara Anderson, Staff Writer

February 28

Filed under Opinion

Drumsticks in hand, I climbed the lumber pile that my family used for our woodstove, duct-taped a stick to the bottom of my right foot, sat down and beat the pieces of wood around me. I was eight 8 years old, and I just wanted t...

Why Print Books Matter?

Megan Robinson, Contributor

February 28

Filed under Opinion

I’m 3 years old, and my mom grabs my hand and whisks me off to bed for a story before I sleep, and I’m not unhappy because she’s reading me “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Numeroff, an American author and illustrator. On...

Friends give benefits

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

February 25

Filed under Opinion

Rule#1: You need friends Make some friends, but only if you’re interested in fighting illness, promoting happiness and lengthening your life. My friends have made my college years the happiest and healthiest of my life....

Mental health matters: stigma and discrimination

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

February 25

Filed under Opinion

I put off seeking medical help for my own mental illness for too long because I was afraid of my friends’ and family’s reactions if they found out. After nearly a year and a half of feeling like something wasn’t right...

Heart disease hits home

Ashly Higgins, Contributor

February 24

Filed under Opinion

Someone dies of heart disease every 90 seconds, according to the American Heart Association, but it took less than 60 seconds for heart disease to change my life forever. Around 11 pm on Oct. 9, 2014, my dad fell to the floor,...

Justice is Served

Tamarah Belton, Contributor

February 24

Filed under Opinion

  Before I grew dreadlocks, I was a materialistic person; I carried my hair straightener around as if it were a precious child. Now that I am growing dreadlocks I am becoming grounded and confident in who I am and wh...

Go Green

Sabrina Stevens, Contributor

February 24

Filed under Opinion

How many college students have held a job while in school? The last census revealed that more than 52 percent of college students worked part-time and almost 20 percent worked full-time. Chances are money is something you wan...

Slay the beast

Bryn Blumenthal, Contributor

February 23

Filed under Opinion

Digital is the ice-breathing dragon destroying the kingdom of book readers! Digital can destroy your eyes!  You strain your eyes when reading from an electronic device. People who spend more than two hours a day using digital screens are more l...

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