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Small businesses need us

Small businesses need us

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2020

  Small businesses need our support to stay alive. When this all passes, because one day it will, we will be thankful for those times when we spent a little extra at the small town coffee shop because that meant they could pay their bills that month. Upgrading from a 12-ounce iced vanilla la...

Are we ready for love if we don’t love ourselves?

Are we ready for love if we don't love ourselves?

Demi Slyt, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2020

Are we ready to love someone if we don’t love ourselves? Most of the time it’s probably not something that comes to mind. However, it is something to consider if you are doubting yourself or your current relationship. There is obviously a reason for that doubt even if you aren't exactly sure wha...

‘Tis the season for holiday movies

'Tis the season for holiday movies

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2019

The most dreaded time of year for some is when their moms or grandmas start playing Hallmark movies. The dreadful storyline or cheesy romance makes some people angry or annoyed during the holiday season.  I am proud to say that I am not one of those people. I love Hallmark movies because of their ...

If chivalry is dead… it is because we killed it

If chivalry is dead… it is because we killed it

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019

If you think of the typical protagonist in your favourite Rom Com (Romantic Comedy for those of you who still live under a rock), then you have met the perpetually single girl who insists she is single because she wants to be and that independence rocks… Yeah that is me. Except it’s not always...

Is Valentine’s Day Breaking Your Bank?

Is Valentine’s Day Breaking Your Bank?

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day, a holiday that has been celebrated for centuries that expresses the love and affection that one has for another. Whether it is candy or cards,  jewelry or roses, the real question is, how much are Americans spending annually on this holiday of romance? Can college students even affor...

The Origin of Valentine’s Day

Mason Dunleavy, Opinion Writer

February 12, 2019

Oh, the joyous time of Valentine’s day. Several weeks before February 14th the stores are littered with pink, white and red, the seemingly symbolic colors of Valentine’s day. Seeing this every year has me questioning the true meaning of this yet another hallmark holiday.   This questi...

Two Different Views on Valentines Day

Two Different Views on Valentines Day

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day, also known as the day some people get spoiled with chocolates, flowers and cute Valentine’s Day cards. I am aware that not everyone gets to receive chocolates and cute gifts, but I think Valentine’s Day is actually a fabulous concept. When I think of Valentine’s Day, I automat...

Two Different Views on Valentine’s Day

Two Different Views on Valentine’s Day

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day, some hate it some love it. But one thing is for sure, it does not matter. The tradition started as early as the 5th century during the Roman empire. “It's thought that as part of the celebrations, boys drew names of girls from a box. They'd be boyfriend and girlfriend during t...

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