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Local and worldwide Women’s Marches shed light on current issues

Julia Kocsis, Assistant Editor

February 23, 2018

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This January, on the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, thousands of people congregated in Raleigh's Halifax Mall to participate in the second annual Women’s March. Participants in the rally were “feminists” of all...

Review: ‘The Disaster Artist’

Zach Nowlin, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2018

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Tommy Wiseau set out to make his dream movie in 2002. He was determined to be an actor, writer, director and producer in Hollywood but no one would hire him due to his innate abilities to do any of these things. Wiseau decided...

The high cost of sports sets back less affluent families

Claire Campbell, Business Manager

January 11, 2018

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In a country where sports have such a dominant role in society, most people can relate in some way. Whether one’s career ended at the youth soccer team and now consists of watching football every Sunday or has progressed into a...

Journalism is more than just entertainment

Raven Barton, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2018

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Journalism has been around in the United States since the Publick Occurrences, the first newspaper published by North American Colonies in 1690. As the years have gone on, less and less people have been reading printed newspapers...

Why we need to stop politicizing events

Hunter Gill, Sports Editor

January 8, 2018

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Politics play a large role in our society, but recently politics have overflowed into events where they have no place. While recent events like the Las Vegas shooting forces us to face our issues as a nation, we need to learn t...

NFL must continue to improve player safety

Hunter Gill, Sports Editor

January 8, 2018

Filed under Column, Sports

The 2017 NFL season has been marred by injuries to some of the game's biggest stars,  highlighting the current, dangerous state of football. During the Dec. 4th football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Ben...

Visiting toxic family members should not be an obligation during the holidays

Emily Cooney, Features Editor

January 7, 2018

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The majority of families in the world perceive the holiday season as a series of “family events.” Holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas call for dinner parties in which all members of families are invited to attend....

How to keep the Environment in mind this Holiday Season

Ava Darden, Design Editor

January 2, 2018

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As the Holidays draw closer, the amount of waste in the United States grows to extreme heights. A study done by Stanford University shows that Americans create 25% more trash from November to January than any other time of year. Th...

Foreign language credit requirement increase could benefit future generations

Emily Cooney, Features Editor

January 2, 2018

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In order to attend college at a UNC system school, students are required to take at least two foreign language courses. While this is a beneficial requirement, it does not ensure lasting language abilities beyond high school. I...

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