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Edge of Seventeen provides insight on teenage years

Cassidy Jackson, co-a&e editor

December 16, 2016

Filed under Reviews

Milestones make up each and every birthday, whether it be entering the double digits of age at 10 or stepping into the jungle of high school at 14. But what’s 17’s milestone? Nothing. Seventeen years old is the unpleasant mi...

Counteracting disposition toward prejudice fosters empathy, understanding

Katie Cavender, co-editor-in-chief

December 16, 2016

Filed under Opinions

When I went on a college visit recently and stayed overnight, one of the girls who stayed in the same room as me was quiet, high-pitched when she did speak and overweight. Almost instinctually, I neglected to talk to her beca...

King Charles III puts a fresh, modern spin on bard Shakespeare

Sasha Vassilyeva, co-opinions editor

December 16, 2016

Filed under Reviews

An auditorium quiet enough to hear a pin drop, dimmed lights, a nearly bare stage with just a regal casket and the Union Jack hanging from the ceiling. Three men in military uniforms followed by two women wearing all black sta...

Allergies pose inner struggle, provide learning opportunity

Savera Zulfiqar, columnist

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

I had been throwing up for about seven minutes in a shrub covered ditch that served as the side of a parking lot. It was an unusually cold and cloudy September day back in 2010. My mother asked, “Are you feeling better n...

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