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DC gives us a Wonder Woman we’ve been wishing for

Marilyn Ramirez, Opinions Editor

June 16, 2017

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Warner Bros’ “Wonder Woman” broke the $100 million mark after its’ opening weekend; as one of the first female-led superhero action movies, its box office numbers place this film as undoubtedly one of the most successful films of the year thus far. At least, I seem to think so. As much as I adored “Elektra,” “Wonder Woman” takes the cake as having one of the most rounded and well-written female superheroes ...

Student scalpers are getting a wake-up call

Marilyn Ramirez, Opinions Editor

May 25, 2017

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  It’s commencement season and we all know what that means: students have been scavenging for extra tickets, trying to give the whole family a chance to see what is undoubtedly a remarkable accomplishment. These students are given eight tickets each. The school claims that to be the limit, but due to the demand, the school opens a free ticket “sale” for students the week before graduation—which is great. T...

Avocado-hand’ across the pond

Avocado-hand’ across the pond

May 14, 2017

By now, many students have probably heard about the transatlantic calamity foodies are facing: “avocado hand.” I heard it first via Remezcla, a media brand by and for young Latin Americans. Their co...

Greek life leadership takes a stand against negligence

Nicolas Olenslager-Orton, Contributing Writer

May 12, 2017

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Due to unreasonable and extreme behavior, another college life has been destroyed. A life has been taken away from a family and community much too soon. It is disheartening to hear of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza’s death at Penn State and serves as a reminder of the issues that collegiate life faces. It is reasonable to assess that the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Penn State was careless in their actions and as a result,...

Nordstrom’s newest jeans are a costume for rich people to look poor

Nordstrom’s newest jeans are a costume for rich people to look poor

May 10, 2017

Following, an $85 “paperweight,” construed of a rock wrapped in a leather pouch, Nordstrom released a pair of “muddy” jeans selling for $425. The popular high end retailers are continuing the tr...

Ditch the cotton — alternative feminine hygiene methods offer new ways to bleed

Sommer Dalton, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017

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One of the most traumatizing days from my childhood was the day I took sex education. There was nothing worse than having someone explain to me that one day, Mother Nature was going to come and bestow upon me a gift. And poof – suddenly I’m a woman. Let’s just say fifth grade me had a few questions about this. For starters, why couldn’t “Mother Nature” consider letting us hibernate versus having a period? I know...

Greek life doesn’t care about student lives

Greek life doesn’t care about student lives

May 7, 2017

Last Friday, 18 Penn State fraternity members faced multiple charges in what some media outlets are calling the “hazing” death of 19-year old sophomore Timothy Piazza. According to The New York Times...

Set your bounds before you hit the ground

Set your bounds before you hit the ground

May 2, 2017

As college students, we constantly feel the pressure to be productive, to go beyond the boiling point in order to continue to move up. But juggling work, school and relationships weakens our social boundaries ...

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