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College roommate guide 101: How to find your new best friend

College roommate guide 101: How to find your new best friend

The summer before senior year, I spent my days researching colleges. I watched virtual tours, spent hours on each college website and even made spreadsheets to compare different schools. It was intense. I looked into schools known for being social and fun. I wanted a...

Women dominate 2020

Women dominate 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg famously said, “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.” With the passing of avid women rights activist Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2020, impactful women leaders are even more critical than ever. Fortunately,...

Column: Letter to 2020

Column: Letter to 2020

Dear 2020, I hope you know you sucked — really, truly sucked.  You allowed Earth to burn while we watched helplessly. You almost brought World War III to nations across the world. You allowed so many of the role models we loved to die, leaving us saddened and...

Opinion: Kanye West takes over 2020 election

Opinion: Kanye West takes over 2020 election

Kanye West announced his 2020 presidential run on Twitter. Many questions have been circulating on what this means for the 2020 election and how a celebrity such as West can jump on the ballot.  West announced his run on July 4 and it slowly began to trend. Many...

Poem: The Song of Hope

Poem: The Song of Hope

The sounds of cheering turned into crying, While the song of hope turned into lying. People vacated the streets, And washers took down pinned sheets. Bankers with briefcases in hand walked silently into their cars, While children dreamed of leaving this place and...