Jackson’s dice roll: ginger brain, ginger pain

Jackson Lapp, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Being a ginger often comes with many different cultural stereotypes; they are seen as soulless, pasty leprechauns going after the gold of anyone who dares bother them or redheaded stepchildren who can never seem to fit in or belong....

Plus sized problem with clothing

Alexis Polizzi, Photography Editor

February 6, 2018

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According to Refinery29, a trending fashion blog, “As of 2012, it is estimated that 67% of American women are plus size- size 14 or larger.” Many companies have incorporated plus sizes into their lines. However, there are...

Memes are evolving: Fresher than ever, not going anywhere

Jackson Lapp, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions

I am going to write down a few phrases, and I want you to keep count of how many you understand. Here we go: Cash me outside, he need some milk, “Make America Great Again”, Salt Bae, “Bröther, may I have some ö a t s?”,...

Corporate greed ruins gaming

Dani Gonzalez, Editorial and Opinion Editor

February 6, 2018

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The video game industry is riddled with microtransactions, spanning from cheap in-game currency purchases to the pricey downloadable content (DLC). What used to be an industry thriving off creativity has transformed into a basic...

Paws or Claws: The Office

Alexis Polizzi, Photography Editor

February 6, 2018

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“The Office” has been a television phenomenon that follows the lives of employees of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. This show aired for almost eight years and still holds much more comedic value than its sister show “Parks...

Paws Or Claws: Parks and Recreation

Emily Sherrill, Business Manager

February 6, 2018

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For Leslie Knope, the world of politics is a bright place. Her optimism about the world is charming, something the rest of us need to learn. This is just one of the many reasons Greg Daniels and Mike Schur's “Parks and Recreation”...

Dice Roll: Functional Raven

Jackson Lapp, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

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For this roll, we got a subject that lies near and dear to my heart: birds. When I was a toddler, I developed a random fascination for these pleasant little feathered friends; everything about them, from their plumage to their...

Athletic Alumni: Remembering 2010 Boy’s Bowling

Jack Leach, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

Friday, December 11, 2009. A day that will never be forgotten throughout South’s history. “The loss was tough to face,” former Cougar Bryan Tomac said. “High school is already hard enough without tragedy slapping...

How politically correct speech helps politics

Caitlin Deerwester, Page Design Editor

December 7, 2017

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Radical Islamic terrorism is a popular term used by President Trump, a term that former President’s Obama and Bush rightfully refused to use. The reason is simple: describing terrorism as radical Islamic terrorism implies...

Jackson’s Dice Roll: GMOS are not GM-Nos

Jackson Lapp, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions

Welcome to Jackson’s Dice Roll, a new section about whatever textfixer.com’s Random Word Generator offers me. Every issue of this column starts with a roll for two or three words on the generator, followed by them being carefully...

The daughters of the confederacy

Caitlin Deerwester, Page Design Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The daughters of the confederacy shaped the ideology that there is a false equivalence between southern pride and confederate pride. A common belief among Southerners is that the confederacy was in opposition of slavery, and for...

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