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Are off-campus or on-campus jobs better?

ON-CAMPUS JOBS ARE MORE FLEXIBLE By Leshaye Williams It’s a well-known fact that money is needed to get through college and an on-campus job can be an ideal way to get some extra money. This not only helps to cover school-related expenses but also life-related

Should designated smoking areas apply to e-cigs?

Vape be gone Opinion by Haley Frank E-cigarettes have often been labeled as healthier than traditional cigarettes, but studies have shown that they may not be the healthy alternative the public perceives them as. People should still have the right to choose whether or not

Should students take summer classes?

It will help in the long run Opinion by Tara Perticone Summers are long and there is work to be done, and that is why courses are offered during that time. One class during an otherwise relaxing summer can help students get ahead or allow

Should students walk at graduation?

There are better ways to celebrate Opinion by Tara Perticone Graduation is a special time of the year where students see their hard work pay off and finally move on to another part of their lives. That, however, doesn’t mean that it is necessary to

Should students be able to opt-out of fees?

Fees benefit everyone Opinion by Padideh Aghanoury Student fees are an inevitable part of college. These fees help pay for a variety of necessary features on a campus that are not fully funded by tuition alone. For example, students in the College of Liberal Arts

Changing names after marriage: Yes or no?

A single name expresses unity Opinion by Amanda Blackman Marriage is the ultimate act of commitment. It signifies the union of two people that want to spend eternity together. That’s not a flippant scenario. When making such a life-altering choice, changing last names signifies an

Parks and Rec vs. The Office

Pawnee forever Opinion by Taylor Kirby Parks and Recreation and The Office have become sworn enemies of sitcom. Though their similarities begin and end with their premise—both are mockumentaries about American workplaces—fans have insisted on pitting these comedies against each other for the better part

Is vlogging an artform?

Vlogging is anti-art Opinion by Amanda Blackman The practice of someone pointing a camera at themselves and vlogging may appear to be fun, but vlogging can have harmful effects for both viewers and vloggers. While my opponent will argue that vlogging is an artistic expression

Valentine’s Day: Yes or no?

Just another hallmark holiday Opinion by Sarai Nissan Feb. 14 is the day that many dwell over with intense anxiety. The unsurmountable pressure of getting the perfect gift for a loved one for no considerable reason, the fear of them hating it (or faking loving

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.