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Human Connection Dies Slow Death To Virtual World

Laura Elshire, Contributing Writer
August 20, 2016 • 139 views
Filed under Opinions

  They walked hand in hand, their eyes glued deep into the news feed that was streaming from their hand-held device. They were next to each other but not with each other. How can this be? It seems as if people have traded their souls and deep emotional connections for an artificial means of... Read more »

Cyclists Deserve Safety On U.S. Roadways

Cyclists Deserve Safety On U.S. Roadways

Tyler Bortz, Contributing Writer
August 8, 2016 • 127 views
Filed under Opinions

A car pulls up to an intersection, the driver looks both ways then proceeds into the intersection. Seemingly out of nowhere, a cyclist clips the front of the car. The cyclist is thrown off the bike and over the hood of the car. He skids to a stop on the pavement on the other side of the vehicle bloody... Read more »

Sexual Assault Opinion Article

Kaleigh Dominguez, Contributing Writer
July 24, 2016 • 88 views
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

We’ve all seen article after article on how to avoid sexual assault; to never set our drinks down, carry our keys in between our fingers, and watch out for our friends at parties. But do any of us ever think it will actually happen to us? Those are things that only people going to bigger schools need... Read more »

‘The Jungle Book’ Upsets Disney Fans

Penrod, A., Sakuma, P., Bustillos, C., Jensen, L., Warford, D., and LaFountain, J
June 26, 2016 • 582 views
Filed under Opinions

Disney’s latest take on ‘The Jungle Book’ fell short of the bare necessities. Was it the lack of the classic songs? The underestimated suspense?  Or the violent twist on the original story? ‘The Jungle Book’ was a letdown for classic Disney lovers. This action packed film caught many viewers... Read more »

Mornings Are Always Better with Coffee

Emily Erickson, Visual Coordinator
April 21, 2016 • 331 views
Filed under Info Graphics, Opinions, Showcase, Simply Emily

The sun comes up. The day is greeted with the screeching sound of the alarm clock. Typically at this stage, I’m tossing and turning -- trying to decide if I actually want to officially wake up. Let’s be honest -- it’s way too early and my bed is way too warm and safe to get out. After a solid... Read more »

American Idol Ends Series Finale with a Bang

Ajallade Hennis, Contributing Writer
April 10, 2016 • 247 views
Filed under Opinions

Television shows come and go, but American Idol was one of a kind. The televised singing contest ended its final season with contestant Trent Harmon defeating La'Porsha Renae for the winner of American Idol. According to Nielsen ratings, the finale drew 13.3 million viewers. This was the show's 15th... Read more »

The Art of the Happiest of Places

Emily Erickson, Visual Coordinator
April 2, 2016 • 258 views
Filed under Simply Emily

The world is a big place. Sometimes I’m reminded just how small I truly am. In the 1961 movie, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Holly Golightly -- played by Audrey Hepburn -- has a fascination with the jewelry store, Tiffany’s in New York. Yet, her fascination with Tiffany’s isn’t because of all... Read more »

From Great-Grandparent’s Garage to Present Day Driveway, “Sandy” Drives Again

Emily Erickson, Visual Coordinator
March 29, 2016 • 163 views
Filed under Simply Emily

Do you have a name for your car? Sandy – named after my favorite leading musical lady – is mine. Sandy has an interesting past and even more exciting future. Dating all the way back to 1999 – and from my great grandparent’s garage no less – from the outside she seems normal, but she has her... Read more »

A Glimpse of Prom Night from The Couch

Emily Erickson, Visual Coordinator
March 29, 2016 • 186 views
Filed under Simply Emily

Roses are red, tuxedos are blue, hair, make-up, and the dress are all a’ to-do. It’s the night of all nights. The handsome, quiet boy picks up the beautiful girl as the chariot waits. The night is young. I’m rocking the sloppy pony tail, the two-sizes-too-big, potato chip-stained sweatshirt,... Read more »

‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Tries Too Hard to Jump-Start The Justice League

Scott Altstiel, Contributing Writer
March 29, 2016 • 419 views
Filed under Jacket Journal, Opinions

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” opened in theaters March 25 and has since received very mixed reviews. BvS received an average rating of 5/10 from Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.5/10 from IMDb. So does BvS live up to all it was hyped up to be? And more importantly, should you go out and see the movie? Short answer – if you... Read more »

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