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The original Harvey Weinstein trial was one of the catalysts of the #MeToo Movement.

The Slammer Shuts on Heinous Criminals

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
March 16, 2023

Warning: Themes of sexual assault   The gavel has dropped against R. Kelly once again.   Decades after Kelly committed pedophilic acts, only one year has been added to his sentence in his second hearing, but I don’t think a total of 31 years is enough for what he’s...

Planned Parenthood offers a variety of services and helps people learn about their reproductive health.

Opinion: America is Failing Its Mothers

Aurora Wilson, Staff Writer
February 20, 2023

  It took three children’s deaths to bring national attention to postpartum care in America.    On Jan. 24,  Lindsay Clancy killed all three of her children and then attempted to end her life. Clancy survived the fall from a second-story window but is now permanently...

Bulletin boards on campus are filled with a variety of opportunities for students, but not all are equal in their benefits.

Opinion: Vector Marketing

Emma Sauer, Staff Writer
December 14, 2022

  Students be wary; not every job chalked up on sidewalks or posted to campus bulletins is worth your time.    You may have noticed the “Student Work 2022” fliers put up around campus—maybe you even pulled out your phone to scan the QR code. While the current posters...

A Philosophy class discusses the legality of online proctoring.

Proctoring and Personal Privacy

Rex Stickney, Staff Writer
November 30, 2022

  During peak season of COVID-19, reports of academic dishonesty soared at universities across the nation.   As a result of having to take tests at home, many schools opted to use various methods to try and reduce cheating while away from the classroom.   “I'm sure...

Streaming services are considering removing Yes music due to recent controversy surrounding his anti-semitic comments. (Photo taken from Yes Instagram)

Kanye West’s Music Should NOT be Taken Off Streaming Services

Jackson Ogden, Writer
November 29, 2022

  Separating art from artists has been a very hot discussion in recent years, and none bigger than recent  controversy surrounding Ye, formally known as Kanye West.    Most people are aware of the inappropriate, anti-Semitic and harmful statements Ye has said on various...

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