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Letter to the editor: The Wrong Project for the Wrong Time

Letter to the editor: The Wrong Project for the Wrong Time

CASE-OU Steering Committee, Contributor June 15, 2022

The Wrong Project for the Wrong Time  Over the past several weeks, we the Steering Committee of the Campus Alliance for Sustainability and the Environment (CASE-OU), have been learning more about the...

Thoughts on Roe v. Wade in danger of being overturned

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor May 18, 2022

On May 2, 2022, a draft of the Supreme Court’s vote to strike down Roe v. Wade was leaked to the world by Politico. In the following days, many politicians — including President Joe Biden — spoke...

The cover of Maus, which was recently banned by the McMinn County Schoolboard.

‘Maus’: Holocaust story banned by Tennessee school district

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor February 2, 2022

As reported by the Associated Press, the McMinn County Schoolboard voted 10-0 to remove the graphic novel “Maus” by Art Spiegelman from its curriculum on Jan.10. “Maus” centers around Vladek Spiegelman...

The United States needs to stop enabling Cuba’s communist dictatorship

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor July 28, 2021

The Cuban Constitution ratified in 2019 states that Cubans have a right to free speech and expression, as long as it ‘is in accordance with the humanist principles upon which the State’s cultural policy...

The spooky poster for Netflixs new film trilogy Fear Street. The films are based on R.L. Stines popular 1980s teen horror series of the same name.

‘Fear Street’ trilogy needed better casting

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor July 28, 2021

“Fear Street”  is the new Netflix trilogy that has been trending this month. These movies are based on the books “Fear Street” by R.L. Stine, which are the grown versions of “Goosebumps.”  The...

Neurodiversity representation needs to be amplified within the media

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter July 28, 2021

Diversity is very important to me, as someone who hasn’t always seen themselves in the entertainment industry. Everyone deserves to watch a movie or a show and see themselves, not just as a token diversity...

Scandal exploded earlier this month following leaked audio of ESPNs Rachel Nichols attacking broadcast partner Maria Taylor.

Scandal, talent exodus: the steady decline of ESPN

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2021

Shocking audio leaked earlier this month of prominent on-air ESPN personality Rachel Nichols attacking fellow broadcaster Maria Taylor, claiming Taylor only had her spot on NBA Countdown because she was...

The cast of the Gossip Girl HBO Max reboot. New episodes air weekly on Thursdays.

HBO Max’s ‘Gossip Girl’ reboot: You know you don’t love it

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2021

Hey, Upper East Siders… or should I say Golden Grizzlies. Gossip Girl — not — here, but that doesn’t mean I can’t share my thoughts on the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite in the HBO...

The Detroit Pistons won the NBA Draft Lottery, giving them the rights to the first overall pick for the first time since 1970.

Pistons win the Cade Cunningham lottery

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter June 30, 2021

NBA history was made when the Detroit Pistons won the lottery and captured the rights to the first selection of the 2021 NBA Draft on June 22. This marks the first time in over 50 years that the former...

New Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett acknowledges the press while being sworn in earlier this month. With Israels new leadership there is chance for improved stability in the region.

The U.S. should focus on the Palestinian Authority & Hamas, not Israel

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor June 30, 2021

As reported by the Associated Press June 22, 2021, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has arrested yet another activist over his online criticism of the PA’s policies, and violent supression of political...

Protagonists Ed and Loraine Warren stare forebodingly at whatever horror awaits them in The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.

New Conjuring movie took a different route

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor June 30, 2021

Whenever you see “based on a true story” before a horror film, it all of a sudden becomes scarier to watch. The Conjuring universe is filled with true stories from Ed and Lorraine Warren’s life as...

Zeke Banks (Chris Rock), and his partner, William Schenk (Max Minghella) investigate one of the murders happening in Spiral: From the Book of Saw.

“Saw” franchise revived with “Spiral”

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor May 26, 2021

The “Saw” franchise is on its ninth film, and the plot is still going strong with new plot lines and twists around every corner. “Spiral: From the Book of Saw” finally had its long awaited theatrical...

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