The Wildcat Tribune

Lighting up the other side of weed legalization

February 12, 2016

Dope. Ganja. Reefer. The medical. The Fire bro. You know what we’re talking about, and if you don’t, hopefully we can help educate you about the plant that has caused significant controversy in our...

Analyzing the complicated nature of contemporary art

February 11, 2016

Expressive works of art created by the artists of this time are the products of a different type of thinking: using imagination to fill a boundary-less space. With minimalism on the rise and artists unafraid...

Obama’s gun control plan is sensible … for now

February 10, 2016

America is in a state of crisis. Time and time again, horrifying and inhumane mass shootings have been launched on the general American public, with an influx of attacks in the recent decade. And indeed,...

Is That Really “So Gay”?

January 28, 2016

Over the past few years, “that’s so gay” has become a popular phrase for something bad or negative. Most of the people using this phrase are young people, and the phrase is applied to many things,...

What you’re missing out on when you’re not trying to

January 14, 2016

Disclaimer: People mentioned in this article are real but kept anonymous so as not to single them out. The human mind is amusingly complex when it comes to matters pertaining emotions. Some say our...

Waving goodbye to idealism … for now

January 14, 2016

With the end of 2015 comes New Year’s resolutions — their completion or creation. More often than not though, we forget our resolutions within a couple weeks; attempts to accomplish them often results...

The International Baccalaureate: are AP students getting the short shrift?

January 14, 2016

The International Baccalaureate program continues to rapidly spread throughout U.S. schools, raising concerns about the rigor and educational value of the comparable Advanced Placement program. The...

Shivering with (a lack of) participation: the truth behind Dougherty’s apathetic side

January 14, 2016

Despite numerous personal and individual excitements, a significant amount of Dougherty students exist in an environment where excitement and academics are dissociated. This apathy moves well past...

Carrying group projects: a different kind of back pain

January 13, 2016

Group projects have been incorporated in many classroom curriculums to improve teamwork and prepare students for large-scale team projects in their future occupations. However, despite the experience they...

Segway Mayhem: Hot wheels nearly function as assisted suicide

January 13, 2016

Segways have gotten out of hand from being simple recreational vehicles to daily-used machines with newly rising popularity around these nearly useless devices. At first, these so called “hoverboards”...

Respect the old: in defense of classic literature

December 9, 2015

The classics are books written ages ago by authors who have long since gone before us. They’ve been respected and widely read for generations. There is something about the classics that has a level of...

Starbucks wages a war on Christmas

December 8, 2015

There are only a few things that define American culture as much as the iconic Starbucks brand. But then again, there are only a few things that define American culture as much as petulant citizens making...

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