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Winding down as we spring ahead

Liz Kovac, Engagement Editor

March 11, 2020

If it wasn’t already hard to get sleep on a college student’s schedule, it’s even harder to get those precious hours once daylight savings hits and we lose an hour. Thanks, Ben Franklin. Here are some tips for how to...

‘I Am Not Okay with This’ features another awkward teenager with secret powers

March 11, 2020

Netflix released a show containing an awkward teen with supernatural powers, and, once again, it was a hit. “I Am Not Okay with This” came out Wednesday, Feb. 26, and I binge-watched it all in one night. Since the episodes w...

Weinstein found guilty for two sexual crimes

Taylor McDaniel, Contributor

March 4, 2020

The mighty can indeed fall, just not all of the way.  After nearly three decades of abuse, two-and-a-half years following The New York Times’ (NYT) publication of the eye-opening inspection into a pattern of manipulation and silen...

Trump’s awful budget proposal hurts women, impoverished, elderly

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

The White House has finished the budget proposal for the 2021 fiscal year, and the numbers aren’t looking good for the deficit and for certain government funded programs. Am I honestly surprised that President Donald Trump lied ag...

What is spreading faster than the Coronavirus?

Rachel Yim, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

Though the impact of the coronavirus in the U.S. is minimal, this outbreak and Americans’ fear have caused an unsettling level of public scrutiny to many Asian Americans. Currently, with coronavirus cases reaching over 84,000 and death...

The caffeine hierarchy of the Oakland Center

Michael Pearce, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

All college students love caffeine. This is a fact of life. So, I set out to define the best options for getting through your afternoon fatigue in the Oakland Center. I boiled Zingerman's down to just hot and iced coffee, since...

Combating imposter syndrome

Liz Kovac, Engagement Editor

February 29, 2020

Do you ever feel that you are not good enough? Do you constantly second-guess yourself? You may be suffering from imposter syndrome. According to the Harvard Business Review, imposter syndrome is a “collection of feelings of i...

Trump fires key witnesses for revenge

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

President Donald Trump fired two key witnesses from his impeachment trial on Saturday, Feb. 8. Alexander Vindman was the top Ukraine expert at the National Security Council and Gordon Sondland was the U.S. Ambassador to the Euro...

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