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Gillette’s New Ad is a Message Men Need to Hear

Gillette's new ad has prompted discussion and led to controversy over the role of men in society.
January 18, 2019

The practice of shaving is a routine most men are familiar with, a ritual that oozes with masculinity and is synonymous with “manliness.” On Jan. 13, Gillette, a popular shaving company, challenged...

The FDA’s E-Cigarette Ban Should Enforce All Nicotine Products

The FDA's E-Cigarette Ban Should Enforce All Nicotine Products
Opinion
December 19, 2018

Their gases seem to pervade every school’s bathrooms, defying the laws that restrict their use. While they may not include tobacco, the underage use of e-cigarettes is now classified as an epidemic....

Stan Lee’s Legacy Will Live On

Stan Lee's Legacy Will Live On
Opinion
November 13, 2018

Comic book legend and writer, Stan Lee, has died at age 95. An ambulance was reportedly called to his home in Hollywood Hills on the morning of Monday, Nov. 12 and rushed him to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center...

The U.S. Needs to Provide More STEM Education

The U.S. Needs to Provide More STEM Education
Opinion
November 8, 2018

For years, battles between and within countries have taken place in many ways, usually through physical violence. The aftermath has resulted in death, starvation, and physical torture. Recently, however,...

Indonesia Failed Its Citizens

Indonesia Failed Its Citizens
Opinion
October 25, 2018

After last month's deadly earthquake and tsunami, Indonesian officials are calling off the search for victims. With over 1,754 dead and 2,549 injured, rescue workers are tiring, calling some sites “mass...

Net Neutrality Must Be Kept Safe As The Internet Expands

Net Neutrality Must Be Kept Safe As The Internet Expands
Opinion
October 18, 2018

Nowadays, the majority of America has access to the internet. More people have been gaining the ability to use the network, and about 90 percent of American adults can now visit the internet, with 77 percent...

Artificial Intelligence Needs Discussion Before Further Development

Artificial Intelligence Needs Discussion Before Further Development
Opinion
September 27, 2018

Artificial intelligence are machines that can display intelligence similar to humans and have recently become more ubiquitous. Computer scientists and companies all over the world are pouring funds into...

Ocean Plastic Cleanup Project Finds Possible Solution

Ocean Plastic Cleanup Project Finds Possible Solution
Opinion
September 18, 2018

Plastic litter is all around us nowadays - whether on beaches, the grass patches near roads, or out in the middle of the ocean. It’s too easy to Google and find countless photos of fish, birds, and other...

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Student Voices

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Student Voices
September 14, 2018

This story includes mentions of suicide/suicide attempts, self-harm, addiction, and depression, which may be triggering to some individuals. Please read with caution. September is National Suicide Prevention...

Unqualified Driving Instructors Are Causing Potential Harm

Unqualified Driving Instructors Are Causing Potential Harm
Opinion
September 7, 2018

A few days ago, my friend and I had our third driving lesson with a local driving school. As we waited in the school building, we were unaware of who to expect as our instructor since we had different...

Jacksonville Shooting Emboldens Urgency For Gun Control

Jacksonville Shooting Emboldens Urgency For Gun Control
Opinion
September 6, 2018

The competitive video game industry, known as eSports, has gotten more and more popular over the last few years. The appeal of gaming and its ability to let players and spectators have fun and take a break...

Manafort Indictment Unlikely to Make Things Worse for Trump

Manafort Indictment Unlikely to Make Things Worse for Trump
Opinion
September 4, 2018

Last October, Paul Manafort, a chairman for the Trump campaign in 2016, turned himself into the FBI after he was accused of 12 counts, including conspiracy against the United States. These accusations...

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