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Opinion: Women athletes do not deserve equal pay

Opinion: Women athletes do not deserve equal pay

For the past few decades, equal pay in women's sports has been a debatable topic. Main figures such as Billie Jean King, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and the United States Women National Team have fought for equal pay in their sports, some of them even achieving...

Opinion: Animal testing should be banned

Opinion: Animal testing should be banned

Editor's note: This article contains graphic descriptions of how animals are treated during testing. The skulls of living cats are drilled with holes to screw metal strainer posts into their heads, then steel coils are implanted into their eyes and finally, the cats...

The dark side of the K-pop Industry

The dark side of the K-pop Industry

Over the past few years, K-pop has become increasingly popular among people of all ages. Korean pop groups have been breaking records, covering music charts, emerging into the Western entertainment industry and winning the hearts of listeners all around the world....

Opinion: Should women’s soccer get equal pay as the mens?

Opinion: Should women’s soccer get equal pay as the mens?

On Christmas Day 1914, during the first World War, some German and British forces in the front lines of the war dropped all their weapons and celebrated. The one thing that united them was soccer. The idea of kicking a ball has been around for a long time dating back...

How much sleep teenagers actually need

How much sleep teenagers actually need

Does having a good sleep sound good right now? Snuggled into a warm blanket on top of a pillow that feels like a cloud of marshmallows. However, you wake up feeling like it has only been 10 minutes and it’s time for school again. That is how most teenagers in this...

Opinion: Be mindful of what you consume

Opinion: Be mindful of what you consume

Many people can agree that this past year has been filled with both chaos and change. With the spread of COVID-19, everyone has had to cope at home, quarantined and socially distanced from others. Because of this pandemic, it is easy for individuals to develop bad...

Remembering Auschwitz 76 years later

Remembering Auschwitz 76 years later

Today marks the 76th anniversary of the closing and liberation of Auschwitz, one of the most notorious and largest concentration camps. Auschwitz opened in May 1940 as an operation of Nazi Germany during World War II and the Holocaust. Under the order of Heinrich...

Opinion: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and the abortion debate

Opinion: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and the abortion debate

“The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood describes the dystopian world of the main character, Offred, who lives in a society that divides women into the categories of “Wives” and “Handmaids.” In the plot, Offred’s perspective as a Handmaid offers a closer look at how...

Opinion: Be mindful of what you consume

Column: Developing my own character

Growing up, I was always tethered to my parents when it came to making decisions. From what I wanted to eat to what I wanted to do on my birthday to what types of clothes I wanted to wear, I always let my parents choose for me. Just like so many other children, my...