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Answers From a Vegan

Answers From a Vegan

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor
May 15, 2017 • 63 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

After being vegan for over a year, I have had my fair share of confused and curious strangers. Whenever the topic is brought up I am often asked a series of identical questions: “Why?” “Do you get protein?” “Is your family vegan?” and lastly, the ever looming “So what can you eat?...

Dogs are no longer man’s best friend

Dogs are no longer man’s best friend

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016 • 201 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Is dog truly man’s best friend? Many people believe that dogs are the best pet, but there are many other alternatives – check out this list and find yourself a new best friend!   Hedgehog: These little pets are small and hand held. Many people are finding that hedgehogs are the perfect ...

Animal Testing Cruelty: The Truth is Revealed

Animal Testing Cruelty: The Truth is Revealed
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Noelle Walker, Arts and Entertainment Editor and Social Media Manager
January 29, 2016 • 486 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Makeup, shampoo, conditioner, cleaning products, soap, skin products, perfumes, laundry detergent, deodorant, medicine, and etc are all things we take for granted. One thing we never question is how much these things cost for others. When shampoo runs into our eye, we never think about the animal that...

Childhood Misconceptions

Childhood Misconceptions

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer
September 8, 2015 • 438 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Over the course of their childhood, many children believe untrue things, and these fallacies will eventually lead to bitter disappointment. In elementary school, “stop, drop, and roll” is drilled into the heads of students, and many come to believe that catching on fire occurs much more often...

Chimpanzees are People?

Chimpanzees are People?

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer
May 11, 2015 • 331 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Chimpanzees are seeking human rights. It all started with a chimp that was in an animal testing trial. The Nonhuman Association declared this testing inhumane and prepared a law suit against the lab at which the chimp was held. There are a lot diverse opinions surrounding this topic, and many people...

Rats on Rats

Rats on Rats

Joley Odom, Staff Writer
April 21, 2014 • 1,670 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Rodents in general, but specifically rats, have a reputation for being vile, dirty little creatures. “Well, rats brought the plague!” One argument. “ Rats are nasty; nothing you could find in the sewers could be cleanly!” Another argument. A lot of people also think Obama is a lizard. Most of...

Second Chance

Second Chance

Maddie Highland, Staff Writer
December 2, 2013 • 449 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, approximately 2.7 million dogs and cats are murdered in U.S. shelters. Some are lucky to live in a no-kill shelter, but sadly most end up in a shelter, where un-adopted animals are exterminated, with no voice to speak up with or a voice to speak up for them. These feeble, vulnerable, and...

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