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How to achieve the perfect spring break body

Jason Ferrante, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Spring break is only a few weeks away, just in time to get the perfect body for hitting the beach and showing it off. To help, I have created a simple three step program for how to get the perfect spring break body. Step one, ha...

It’s the perfect time to redefine modern-day working citizens

Shane Ostrom, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2019

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It seems more and more jobs are threatened by automation as time passes and technology advances. We are already seeing robots working more precisely and consistently than humans in workplaces, and carbon-based lifeforms naturally...

There is winning and losing; No in-between

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2019

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Competition: The act of competition; rivalry for supremacy, a prize, etc. A contest for some prize, honor or advantage. Growing up, I was constantly involved in some sort of athletic sport. Whether it was soccer, softball, basketb...

Sometimes happily ever after takes more than 90 minutes

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Every week, we anxiously await our favorite reality television shows such as “The Bachelor,” “Temptation Island” and “Married at First Sight,” anticipating the endless amounts of love, heartbreak and anything else that ...

How much more buying power do wealthy elites need?

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Wealth inequality has long been rooted in our country’s history with tense relationships between workers and bosses, and corporations and unions. In the past five years or so especially, we have seen efforts to hike minimum wa...

Millennials are stuck with a stereotype they do not deserve

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion

If you were born roughly between 1980 and 2000, you may be considered selfish, lazy, entitled, egotistical and pretentious. How does that make you feel? I am pretty offended by those assumptions. Millennials are not hard to pic...

Great season, bad conclusion: everything this Super Bowl did wrong

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion

This year’s Super Bowl was anything but cheerful. What is supposed to be a time of happy celebration, where people put aside their political and socioeconomic differences by cheering on their favorite team with cheese dips and ...

Positivity is not simply snuffing out negativity

Shane Ostrom, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion

In the song “Local Man Ruins Everything,” The Wonder Years offer some wise words: “It’s not about forcing happiness, it’s about not letting sadness win.” At the risk of sounding entirely abysmal, I believe there is so...

Overcoming first impressions in the workplace

Jason Ferrante, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

A firm handshake or a sleek outfit can be the difference between getting a job promotion or not, or closing an important sales deal. However, in an era where self-expression is emerging as a way to differentiate oneself from the rest of ...

Do not settle for virtual reality; live in the real world

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

8 a.m. Your alarm sounds. You roll over in bed and the first thing you do is check your Instagram feed. You scroll through hundreds of photos of people you may not even know directly, but somehow find some type of visual grati...

Modern holidays and their traditional roots

Shane Ostrom, Opinion Editor

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Over the years, it seems especially commercial holidays have slowly slipped into the realm of obscurity. To be fair, much of this trend is probably a personal disposition. I am proba...

The little things make the biggest impact

Shane Ostrom, Opinion Editor

January 31, 2019

Filed under Opinion

My family members were never particularly religious, but they were certainly proud of their heritage — especially my grandparents, who kept their menorah in a cabinet high above the counter where it awaited the eight days of Hanuk...

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