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The history of us

As someone who experiences anxiety with a physical regularity that is normally reserved for breathing and blinking, I don’t sleep much on Tuesdays. Producing an issue of the Sentry can keep us in the office as late as 4 a.m., but even after that, words

News coverage needs to stay current

What Trump said was bad—now move on During a bipartisan meeting held on Jan. 9 to discuss immigration policy and the fate of the DACA bill, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) insisted that President Trump used vulgar language to describe Haiti and African nations. The news

Does Logan Paul deserve a second chance?

Everyone makes mistakes Opinion by Amanda Blackman Every person needs an opportunity for a second chance, no matter how atrocious their actions may have been. In the case of Logan Paul’s actions in the Aokigahara Forest of Japan, he deserves an opportunity to be redeemed.

Pencil Shavings

Every year, millions of people gather in their homes to witness the most exciting football event of the year: the Puppy Bowl. With pup players on the field, a rescue sloth assistant-referee, a chicken piano-player, piggie cheerleaders, and a kitty halftime show, Puppy Bowl XIV

Pencil Shavings

The instructor greets me as I walk into my quilting class. I introduce myself, she smiles and shows me a sewing machine to sit at. A minute later, my partner Hunter walks into the class and introduces himself. The instructor stares at him, a 6-foot-tall

Should students add a minor to their degrees?

Minors matter by Amanda Blackman While at college, more students should pursue minors in addition to their major. Minors, while costing marginally more, allow for students to increase their chances for employment after graduation, as well as an opportunity to study a passion. Having any

Sexual assault should not be a punchline

Comments at the Golden Globes were harmful Hollywood was shaken in late 2017 with the outpouring of sexual harassment allegations against some of the most popular and powerful men in the entertainment industry. Men lost their careers, families were torn apart, and victims were forced

Pencil Shavings | Tessa Blair

“You must be strong, like bull!” Nickolay yells at me in a strong Russian accent as my pace declines and sweat drips from my face. I don’t know what he wants me to change so I just keep doing what I know: parry, reposte, parry,

How does binge culture affect viewer experience?

It is more convenient and fun By Jaleesia Fobbs Streaming services have given viewers instant gratification through content anytime and anywhere. Services such as Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Prime give consumers the opportunity to be able to watch original content and catch up on both old

Internet freedom is being repealed

The loss of net neutrality has harmful effects In a country where the internet is the crux of nearly every human function, it is hard to believe that the government would strive to make the open internet so exclusive. On Dec. 14, the Federal Communication