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The Importance Of Voting

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

In today’s political sphere it is more important than ever to vote, particularly in the younger generation. However, millennials are the ones not participating in elections, or if they do, they are counted as being less reliable voters than their elders. This age group, however, makes up 31 percent of...

All Who Are Weary and Burdened

All Who Are Weary and Burdened

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

I have felt down lately: mixed up, not myself. I have felt so many things at once that overflow and overwhelm me, and then I have felt nothing. In the midst of the whirlwind of frustration and blank minds, I have been crowded with thoughts I couldn’t get rid of more quickly. I have felt anger at the...

Released

Released

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

I gasped for air, realizing that there were two hands around my neck, clenching, pulsing. They would squeeze so tight sometimes. Sometimes they would squeeze so tightly that I realized there was no open passage for air to enter and quench my craving. This was a time like that, lasting longer than any...

Alba Gu Bràth and The Case for Scottish Independence

Alba Gu Bràth and The Case for Scottish Independence

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

On Thursday, September 18, nearly 85% of the Scottish population voted on whether or not Scotland would become an independent country. Just over half the population voted to reject independence, ensuring Scotland would remain a part of the United Kingdom. The vote inspired separatists in other countries to pu...

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