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One Can Only Hope

One Can Only Hope

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor
January 13, 2017
Filed under Columns, Showcase

Life today has in fact gotten quite complicated. Everywhere you look, you see not only stressed out adults, but stressed out teens, tweens, and even children. Very often, people think of living a simple life. Henry David Thoreau was a man who yearned for simplicity; a life with no society to worry about...

(Wo)Menswear

(Wo)Menswear

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

  Contrary to popular belief, a woman does not have to wear a dress and heels to be feminine. Nor does she need long hair, extensive layers of makeup, a slim figure, or any of those other ideals society has deemed quintessential to be beautiful.   Femininity is different for everyone. For some, it’s tig...

The Fracking Fallacy

The Fracking Fallacy

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer
January 10, 2016
Filed under Feature, Focus, Uncategorized

   During President Barack Obama’s 2012 term, hydraulic fracturing was proposed as a solution to the ever persistent oil issue, and unemployment (it created nearly 600,000 jobs). Fracking has helped to successfully drive the cost of gas in the United States, but at what cost?    “Fracking...

Underrated Inventors

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
November 18, 2015
Filed under Columns, FrontlineFeed

The twenty-first generation lacks appreciate of the most simplistic forms of technology because the new-age mechanisms triumph the simplistic machinery. It is necessary that each person today remembers certain creations and their creators to acknowledge their hard efforts in eras where the resources...

Living a Labeled Life

Living a Labeled Life

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor
November 4, 2015
Filed under Columns, Showcase

Everyone wants to at least strive to be an individual, to be unique. Why is it then that we feel the need to fit into molds manufactured by others? From magazines that tell us what we should look like and dress like, ads that tell us what we should buy, horoscopes that tell us what to expect and what...

The Violence Our Society Longs For

Everett Earl, Photographer
September 15, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

In many novels, such as “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Stranger”, violence plays a key role into the development of the plot of the story. Without the presence of this cruelty or disrespectful, the ideas the book was trying to get across would be unclear and hard to define at times to the readers. Cruelty...

The Perks of Feeling Pretty

The Perks of Feeling Pretty

Lauren Kliewer, Style Editor
April 27, 2015
Filed under Columns

In this time and age, most teenage girls are discriminated or judged by what they wear and how they dress. But why is being comfortable with who you are and how you look become a problem? Girls are constantly scrutinized by wearing short shorts and crochet tops with a “scandalous” bandeau. But...

Too Much of a Good Thing, Is Not Good Anymore

Too Much of a Good Thing, Is Not Good Anymore

Alex Clinton, Feature Editor
January 11, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts

In today’s society, our world and everyone in it is being run by technology. Consistently if one is to look around kids at the age of 10 and up all are beginning to have phones. This is not the only problem, phones, it is what these phones allow us to do and have access to do, be ran by the technology...

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