Archive For The “Opinion” Category

Celebrity Deaths

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Celebrity Deaths

By Audrey Love   Death is one of the few things as human beings we can be certain of, and yet when someone whom we care about and love dies, it still has the power to surprise and even eviscerate us.   The recent passing of two beloved Brits, music legend David Bowie (Jones) and…

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How To Adult

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How To Adult

By Audrey Love   That I would be assigned to write a “How to Adult” column is a bizarre notion, even to myself. I’m 23 years old and the connotation of the word “adult” is one I’m still seeking to define for myself.   For one, the notion of being an adult immediately signals a…

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‘Star Wars’returning to the big screen with high anticipation

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‘Star Wars’returning to the big screen with high anticipation

by Alex Lehr   A long time ago, at various locations far, far away, a young director and screenwriter named George Lucas created a saga that revolutionized the science fiction genre forever. An infinitely expanding, unique story, “Star Wars” has blasted through the hyperspace of Skyriver and straight into the very souls of cinematic experimentation…

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Politics vs. Humor

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Politics vs. Humor

Madison Thames, Staf Writer The Interview, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, was an action packed film that brought a whole lot of laughs. However, it has also brought political controversy from its content. The controversy stemmed from the films characters main purpose, for Rogen and Franco to assassinate the North Korean President, Kim Jong-Un….

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A wrong way of using loopholes in the law

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A wrong way of using loopholes in the law

Editorial Since October of 2014 same-sex marriage has been legal in Oklahoma due to a declined review of a voter-approved ban. Since then, Republican State Representative Todd Russ has filed a bill that would take marriage out of the hands of the government. This House Bill 1125 basically would keep any clerk or judge from…

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A new twist on a day set aside for lovers

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A new twist on a day set aside for lovers

Tina Firquain, Managing Editor Okay guys and gals, the dreaded Valentine’s Day is approaching. Don’t worry though, I have you covered to make him or her swoon and keep your relationship going. First of all let’s talk facts. The fact is that most women are romantics and whether anyone likes it or not, there is…

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Fighting fire with fire

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Fighting fire with fire

Rachael Watson, Staff Writer Ferguson, MO experiences rioting and looting in response to Michael Brown shooting. On August 9, 2014 Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot eighteen year old, black student, Michael Brown. This has sparked a controversy like I have never seen before. Riots, looting and arson ensued immediately following the incident, and this spread…

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SE Student deals with a deadly disease in cancer

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SE Student deals with a deadly disease in cancer

Steven Dixon, Advertising Director As life is uncertain, death is most definitely certain. I believe that no one asks nor wants to be given a time clock, as it were, on how much time they have left. Unfortunately that is the situation that I am in, not me per se, but rather my mother. She…

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A new take on a new year

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A new take on a new year

Tina Farquain, News Editor Let us all start the new year with a big bang. I don’t mean with fireworks but with a fool proof plan to better our lives Every year we all start off with good intentions. We intend to get in shape, lose weight or save money. I have been there and…

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SMOOCH

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SMOOCH

Madison Thames, Staff Writer We all know that the New Year’s Eve tradition is to have that special kiss at the stroke of midnight, but have we ever stopped to wonder why? According to old tales, the first person you encounter at the start of the New Year marks what the rest of the year…

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