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Former head coach Paterno dies, scandal does not overshadow legacy

January 25, 2012

Filed under Opinion

A chain reaction of events began Nov. 9 within the Pennsylvania State University community and college football. Not long after Jerry Sandusky’s arrest, head football coach Joe Paterno announced his retirement, though the...

Rising from the ashes

Rising from the ashes

December 20, 2011

No argument:Differing opinions beautiful

Melanie Blakeman

November 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The world is full of differing views. That’s for sure. Growing up, I always thought that the contrasting opinion of each individual was beautiful. I loved hearing other people’s opinions and was always fascinated by the...

Death of art leaves void in American culture

Angel Martinez, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinion

What is art? People tend to shrug at the question because art tends to defy definition assigned to it.  Art is a reflection of culture and even an adversary of it. Art is expression and enlightenment composed exclusively by us....

Rachel’s Challenge requires genuine heart, sincere expressions

Staff Editorial

October 19, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Hundreds of hands raised in acceptance of Rachel’s Challenge after hearing her compelling story. It seemed as if everyone was ready to live up to the challenge they had accepted and searched for their opportunity to be kind....

Why I plank

Why I plank

October 17, 2011

Maisie Dyer, Sophomore Staff Reporter

September 9, 2011

Filed under Opinion

My kindergarten year was not my most memorable year; in fact, it’s the beginning of time for when I remember anything. I am one of the many in my generation to say I remember going home that day and seeing my parents with pure...

Closer to home than we think: Americans must pay attention to Middle East

Krista Faucette, Associate Editor

April 19, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Most people have heard about the protests that rocked Egypt. The corrupt leader, Hosni Mubarak, finally stepped down after 30 years of holding power over the country. Not quite as many people heard about Tunisia, where their leader,...

Vouching for veggies: dealing with diet detractors daily challenge for sophomore

Melanie Blakeman, J1 Contibutor

April 19, 2011

Filed under Opinion

"You’re a vegetarian?"  No. I just say that because I want people to taunt me for no reason.  "Yes."  Here is where I get the privilege of being entertained by what my meat-eating peers, ignorant and naïve, have...

Today’s students not with the times

Jayden Beatty, Assistant Editor

January 26, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Young people in today’s society are the least informed citizens of the United States when it comes to current events. This is a detrimental quality that exhibits arrogance and ignorance as the face of high school/college students....

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