Tyler’s Dice Roll: Downtown and Department making downtown Plainfield a better place to visit

Tyler Riojas, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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Welcome back to another edition of Jackson’s Dice Roll, where we use textfixer.com’s random word generator and turn those two words into an opinion piece. Except this time, I, Tyler Riojas, will be continuing Jackson’s legacy....

Paws or Claws: Fresh vs Frozen

Kinsey Vandenbark, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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Frozen foods are more convenient and sometimes healthier than fresh foods. Frozen food is ready to cook, requires no prep, and there no risk of losing a finger while chopping away. Frozen fruits and vegetables are just as healthy...

Paws or Claws: Fresh vs Frozen

Christian Locklear, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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The fresh vs frozen debate has gone on for what feels like forever. With many fast food restaurants like McDonald’s and Wendy’s beginning to serve fresh meats instead of frozen, it’s becoming obvious which is better. The...

Jackson’s Dice Roll: Gluttonous Wax

Jackson Lapp, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

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As society grows, it seems that we are shifting towards an attitude that says “corporate, with a conscience.” Companies like Yankee Candle seem to thrive at the center of this attitude, as they give money to cancer research,...

Whitewashing forcing the video game industry backwards

River Finnegan, News & Feature Editor, Online EIC

March 1, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

In recent years there’s been an overt uproar over the whitewashing issues in movies, TV shows, and other forms of social media. Some of the worst examples are “Ghost in the Shell”, the Netflix original “Death Note,”...

Olympic trainers are complicit in abuse

Caitlin Deerwester, Page Design Editor

March 1, 2018

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News of systematic abuse and sexual abuse over long periods of time in USA gymnastics has been revealed by Larry Nassar’s abuse of 260 woman and girls. USA gymnastics puts medals over the safety and health of their athletes...

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”...

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