Category: Opinion

Is ’13 Reasons Why’ taking its toll on mental health?

Is ’13 Reasons Why’ taking its toll on mental health?

By Erik Hopkins, staff reporter. By now, we’ve all heard of Netflix’s new show, “13 Reasons Why.” Based off Jay Asher’s 2007 novel, “13 Reasons Why” tells the story of postmortem Hannah Baker, a high-school student who took her own life due to a slew of reasons. Before her death, Hannah recorded a set of 13 tapes, each one descriptively […]

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‘Bee Movie’ is the greatest movie of our generation and this is why

‘Bee Movie’ is the greatest movie of our generation and this is why

By Jack Rechsteiner, page editor. According to all known laws of cinema, there is no way that “Bee Movie” should be the most socially relevant film of all time. “Bee Movie”, of course, is anyway, because bees don’t care what humans think is impossible. “Bee Movie” is the greatest movie of our generation and you cannot convince me otherwise. “What […]

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Tomi Lahren is burned by TheBlaze amid abortion comments

Tomi Lahren is burned by TheBlaze amid abortion comments

By Adam Przeslak, staff reporter. Conservative news organization TheBlaze promptly fired rising social media star and political commentator Tomi Lahren in March after comments she made regarding her pro-choice view on abortion. Lahren had made a name for herself on the One America News Network, also fairly conservative, before hosting her own show on Glenn Beck’s news company TheBlaze in November […]

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Tinder: good for your health, bad for your soul

Tinder: good for your health, bad for your soul

By Aubrie Smith, copy editor. How many people are you currently talking to? This question isn’t for the committed, it’s for the emotionally unattached. This generation has been conditioned into boredom. Not to sound like a Luddite, but all of the technology that we’ve created has produced boredom with normal interactions and made us impatient with real world time. “iCarly” […]

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Should coaches make more than your governor?

Should coaches make more than your governor?

By Ethan Moore, page editor. It is no secret that coaches in professional and collegiate sports make more than they probably should. Sure, it is great to reward them for working their way up the ladder and reaching the elitist portion of the profession; however, should they be making seven figures? According to a recent study conducted by ESPN, of […]

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Our ode to Women’s History Month

Our ode to Women’s History Month

By the women of the Delta Collegiate In 1995, the United States officially proclaimed March as Women’s History Month. For 22 years, our nation has celebrated and shown appreciation for the women in our lives and those who shaped how women are treated in our present day society. We have made a lot of progress as a society, but we […]

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I ditched my bra for a week and I’m starting to love myself

I ditched my bra for a week and I’m starting to love myself

By Josie Norris, editor-in-chief. I have a weird relationship with my boobs. There, I said it. I go from loving my flat chest to feeling inadequate as a woman with my 34A breasts. Earlier this fall when a campaigning Donald Trump said, “It’s very hard for a flat-chested woman to be a 10,” it hit me hard. The utter audacity […]

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NIAMEY, NIGER - DECEMBER 07: Portrait of a Tuareg Man wearing a blue turban on December 07, 2013, in Niamey, Niger. The Tuareg are a Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle. Photo by Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty Images)***Local Caption***

E.U. rules private employers may ban religious headscarves

By Adam Przeslak, staff reporter. On March 14, a European Union high court ruled that employers may ban the use of religious headscarves for their female employees. The E.U., a political and economic union of 28 European countries, declared it legal to ban employees from wearing religious headwear, as long as the employer did not cite a specific religion with […]

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Honest Monogamist – Why aren’t you single yet? Priorities matter.

Honest Monogamist – Why aren’t you single yet? Priorities matter.

By Aubrie Smith, copy editor. When people think of a single female who is enjoying life, they naturally think of someone who is partying all the time, has a ton of close friends to occupy her time, and those guys who follow her around, waiting for her to pick one. Rom-coms have drilled this into our brains from day one. […]

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Nike: Just do as we say, not as we do

Nike: Just do as we say, not as we do

By Adam Przeslak, staff reporter. On Sunday Feb. 12, during the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, Nike debuted a television commercial focusing on equality. The advertisement is likely a nod at recent rising racial tensions within the United States. “Equality should have no boundaries…Opportunity should not discriminate, the ball should bounce the same for everyone. Worth should outshine color,” the narrator […]

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