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Being a team player: Building your resume 101

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2019

Age 21 — we are obsessed with “building” our resumes. We get involved with countless amounts of clubs and activities and spend every waking hour of our free time studying, in the hopes that our resume will stick out in th...

‘Joker’ – could it incite violence?

Michelle Miller, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

“Joker,” the new movie directed by Todd Phillips, is sparking excitement all across the United States for DC Comics and Joker fans alike. Unfortunately, a significant number of people do not feel the same about the release of ...

Foundation of a great nation

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

October 24, 2019

Patriotism is an extremely hard concept to grasp, and an even harder concept to explain, because of the endless amount of interpretations that are tied with both negative and positive connotations. By definition, patriotism me...

It’s never too late to create a life worth living

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

October 24, 2019

There is an old, wise saying that goes, “Live everyday like it is your last because you never know if it will be,” and unfortunately that phrase resonates with everyone — young, old or in-between. Matthew Stafford, the q...

The unrealistic reality of reality TV

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2019

Do you ever sit back and contemplate why people find things entertaining? For instance, enough of an audience devotes an hour of their time every week to Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashians’ lives, allowing “Keeping Up with the Kar...

Gender equality still too far away

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2019

We live in the age of positive body image and female empowerment, where we embrace curves and carry ourselves with the utmost confidence. This culture we call our own is progressive, yet many still fight back against this mov...

‘Tall Girl’ shows inauthentic tall girl experience, short of expectations

Sarah Price, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

Being a “tall girl” myself, I was excited to watch a movie that I could potentially relate to. Saying I am disappointed with “Tall Girl,” released by Netflix on Sept. 13, is a bit of an understatement. Over the course ...

Early Super Bowl prediction: Patriots, Cowboys face off for ring

Henry Sutter, Staff Writing

October 3, 2019

Despite the fact that the NFL season is a 16-game marathon full of injuries, controversy and adversity, predictions are made immediately as to which team will hoist the coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy as the Super Bowl champion...

E-cigarettes: an inventive way to get more addicted

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2019

There are always trends that come out of nowhere, that take the nation — if not the world — by storm. Back in the early 2000s when Heelys, the questionably “stylish” tennis shoes with wheels in the heels, were released...

Op-ed: You New Yorkers: What the Greeks have to teach us about Memory and Unity in a Post-9/11 World

Kelley Sherlock, Contributing writer

September 26, 2019

On one calm September morning in 2001, at 8:46 a.m., hijackers steered Flight 11 into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, followed by the crash of United Airlines Flight 175 into the South Tower, in wh...

All levels of student-athletes ignored by the NCAA

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2019

One of the most hot-button issues in all of collegiate sports right now is whether or not college athletes should be compensated for their efforts. This conversation usually hones in on top-notch Division I male collegiate at...

The inevitable end to the Roethlisberger era

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2019

There is a very dark cloud looming over the heads of Pittsburgh sports fans, and just when you think there is a light at the end of the tunnel with football season starting up again, marking the soon-to-be end of the Pittsbur...

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