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The freetime shortage in our schools

Fisher Meyerink, Staff Writer January 3, 2022

For many students, the drawl and mundanity of the school year can seem unending.  Apart from praying for mass damage caused by the weather to cancel school, students' only form of coping usually divulges...

Lifetime chance of being sent to prison by race 1974-2001

Hell on Earth: The United States incarceration system

Fisher Meyerink, Staff Writer October 13, 2021

There is a place in the U.S where slavery is legal. Where a simple misunderstanding can lead to your death. Where you are practically forced into awful work conditions for pennies an hour. What's worse...

Cable is becoming history as streaming services steal the spotlight. What does this say about our society?

Cable: hanging on by a thread

Autumn Towe, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Since the beginning of TV, cable has been what is making Hollywood the most money. However, the convenience of 24-hour TV has lost its appeal, and the increasing number of streaming services have stolen...

We blame social media for the increase in mental illness but is it the media itself or our relationship with it?

Social media mania

Autumn Towe, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

In recent years, the number of people with a form of mental illness has been increasing dramatically. With this, more and more have wanted to keep their mental state healthy and stay conscious of any bad...

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Dumb Blonde: people wish they could be you too

Margaret Ann Mickelberg, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

I’ll be honest and say I have experienced some lower emotional states these past few weeks, as people sometimes do. However, I learned that even amidst my desolation, people still wish they could have...

These past couple of weeks, Ive learned how to feel my best

Dumb Blonde: How to thrive

Margaret Ann Mickelberg, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

These past few weeks— for whatever reason— stress, sadness, etc., have been difficult for people. Blogger Panache Desal taught me how to put aside the bad days and focus on thriving. With the end...

Welcome to my life. Have a laugh while I try to learn some things about life as a dumb blonde.

Dumb Blonde: Introductions matter

Margaret Ann Mickelberg, Staff Writer December 4, 2020

Introductions have always been something that makes me nervous. Here I am trying to introduce myself and my new online column smoothly, but I can’t quite do it. Here is my very first piece.   I’ve...

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