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Focus on the solvable and be stress free during finals

Tyler Stigall, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Earlier this week, I stumbled bleary-eyed out of an official Educational Testing Service testing center, having just finished my first go at the Graduate Record Examination — better known (un)affectionately as the GRE. The f...

Coming soon to a bookstore near you: Killing O’Reilly

Shea Beaumont, Angela Mauroni, and Marley Parish

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

One of television’s most successful and top-rated cable news hosts, Bill O’Reilly, was fired on Wednesday, April 19, after a series of sexual harassment allegations were uncovered following an internal investigation. The ...

Dodd-Frank can help prevent revisiting the recession

Jack Goodman, Web Manager

April 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was put into place as a direct result of the Great Recession of 2008. The law changes regulation in virtually every facet of the financial industry, from things li...

NFL star under scrutiny for excessive partying

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

You have probably seen him in the end zone spiking footballs on Sundays in the NFL or all over TV during commercials or late night talk shows, but if you have not yet witnessed the life of Rob Gronkowski, I can assure you that...

Young players may be too young to handle fame

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As a young athlete, living a life full of fame and riches may seem like a dream come true, but that might not be the best case scenario for some immature athletes experiencing their first taste of the spotlight. While being eligi...

Trump’s plans for healthcare remain at a standstill

Matthew Steinberg, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The 2016 presidential election displayed how polarized our nation’s politics have become, as Democrats and Republicans have failed to find common ground on many issues. As polarization is most certainly an issue with our govern...

Just the Tips

ReproCo, Columnist

March 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Let me begin with this: you cannot stop eating. Restriction, binging and purging; none of it will make you lose weight. You may lose water weight. You will not, however, keep any of that weight off, or feel happy about the scale ...

Multi-billionaire CEO plans to launch space mission

Ellis Giacomelli, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Outer space, once the dark void beyond the earth, is now an emerging real estate venture. Elon Musk, widely known as the co-founder and CEO of Tesla, Inc., has brought a commercial perspective to the industry of space exploration, reim...

Jameis Winston can do and say anything he puts his mind to

Marley Parish, Features Editor

February 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Infamous Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Jameis Winston made an appearance at Melrose Elementary School in St. Petersburg, Florida and delivered a blatantly sexist and demeaning speech while speaking to a group of students. ...

#OscarsSoWhite movement looks to further progress

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The 89th Academy Awards, or “Oscars,” are set to take place on Feb. 26 at Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California. After receiving extensive publicity because of its lack of diversity...

NBA super teams lead to growth in league popularity

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The professional sports world has witnessed multiple teams that flourished during the era in which they played their respective sport, but some of those teams stood above the others in terms of success rate. Those teams are con...

The quest for 100 is conquered, UConn keeps moving

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team will more than likely go down as one of the most successful and dominant sports teams in the history of the NCAA after winning 100 straight games with their victory over...

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