Category: Opinion

The robots are coming

The robots are coming

What if I told you that you could learn a Bachelor’s Degree worth of knowledge in only four months? Intriguing, right? Sounds too easy. But scientists Leda Cosmides and John Tooby believe we could be capable of this within the century. This is a capability we should not attempt to achieve. School teaches much more than just math, science, and […]

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Author Michael Foster struggles beneath his tedious work load.

Does it home[work]

Homework is one of the many things that I hate and most likely you do to. I don’t like that  it’s just more school work that you did earlier in the day. It can be repetitive and cause stress in anticipation of deadlines. Stress can  in turn cause lower grades. I don’t have personal knowledge about any negative or positive […]

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Improv Improves

Improv Improves

In my earliest memory of a stand-up comedy show, I am six years old. I listen to my mom make crude jokes that go right over my head. I was most likely exposed to not-so-six-year-old-friendly humor. My mom has always encouraged me to let loose and be stupid, funny, and goofy. She’s taught me to laugh at myself, and that […]

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You snooze, you lose

You snooze, you lose

I like sleep, but now that I think about it… I hate it. Everybody needs sleep, you can only live for 11-32 days without it, so it’s probably best to do it every night. Experts recommend teens should get 9 1/4 hours of sleep every night. That would be more than one third of your entire life or, on average, […]

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Terrorism

Terrorism

November 13th, 2015, 130 innocent people lost their lives to acts of Terrorism in Paris, France. On this day I remember hearing about the attacks, briefly, at school. It wasn’t untilwas when I got home and turned on the news that I realized the scope of this attack. My mother and I sat there shocked at what we were seeing. […]

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In Russ we trust?

In Russ we trust?

Sixty one million dollars. That is how much guaranteed money Russell wilson will get, which is second highest in the NFL. Has Russell wilson earned his contract? Will he ever? My answer is no. The Seahawks are off to a fairly poor start. While this isn’t just Russell Wilson’s fault the majority of the blame goes on the offensive line. […]

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Walmart shoppers attempting to get a good deal get caught in a mob

The truth behind Black Friday

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and there’s only one thing on the minds of sleepy-eyed shoppers. Black Friday; the one day of the year where people go crazy to get the best gift fot the best price. People should be spending time with their families on Thanksgiving but instead they tend to be more focused on how to be at […]

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The glu[ten] that holds my heart together

The glu[ten] that holds my heart together

by Lillian Rupert My adoring family refers to me as “Bread Hoe”. I love bread. I have been known to eat most of a loaf if it’s in front of me. In French class, my name is Du Pain, literally meaning Some Bread. At the camp where I work, my name is Loaf (sadly, some ignorant campers thought I enjoyed […]

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It might be time to release your inner nerd

It might be time to release your inner nerd

by Chris Kindell This is a kudos to all nerds out there. Not only did you make it into the spotlight, you made a damn good journey. What do Curtis Armstrong, Kevin Smith, and Neil deGrasse Tyson all have in common? They’re all huge nerds. They all have a passion for one facet of our world and have chosen to […]

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Cheer: take 2

Cheer: take 2

by Stella Ramos and Sydney Hing If you’ve been online, watched the news, or listened to Beyonce recently, you’ve probably heard about feminism. Feminism was once, and is still often thought of as a dirty word. More and more people however, are jumping on the gender equality bus, and I think it’s time we look at exactly what’s wrong and […]

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