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Igniting the effort toward preservation

February 4, 2019

The central focus of humanity has been for generations, and continues to be, the advancement of human society. Cities and urban settlements are continuously growing, although with the resulting decline...

Global warming: Should you be worried?

February 4, 2019

After trying to save his home from the Woolsey Fire on Nov. 9, Ethan White was forced to abandon his house in Malibu, California. His wife, Nikki, had already fled with their two children, aged five and...

Revisiting 2018: “Year of the Woman”

Revisiting 2018: “Year of the Woman”
December 30, 2018

2018 has officially been declared the second “Year of the Woman,” with a record-breaking 102 women in Congress thus far and pending elections possibly increasing that number. 1992 was the previous...

‘Tis the season?

The opinion of a 21st-century high school teenager on family-oriented holiday spirit.
December 21, 2018

Let’s face it. The holidays aren’t the same anymore, and they haven’t been for a while now. Each year it seems that the rushing excitement that surrounds the holiday season is drowned out by the...

Living with It: Beauty, the beholder and standards

Living with It: Beauty, the beholder and standards
December 14, 2018

Dear Reader, We all have a body. We, truly, are just a myriad of bodily functions — intricate chemical balances and imbalances that make us who we are and allows us to experience the world in the...

We don’t “meat” ethical standards

Those that have the ability to should end their consumption of meat.
November 24, 2018

I recently became a vegetarian. Over the past week, my friends have repeatedly asked me, “Why?” But as I begin to explain why I made that choice, it’s immediately countered with a “but you’re...

The perils of categorization

Categorization, when improperly enforced, can have devastating effects on individuals and the more expansive society they are part of.
November 19, 2018

When I was younger, my self-perception was limited to essentially one question: which Hogwarts house would I be a part of? My friends were sure I would be a Ravenclaw, but I took every online quiz I...

Living with It: Chronic illness

November 5, 2018

Dear Reader, Here’s how we talk about living with chronic illness: We don’t. … In a way. Here’s how we really talk about living with chronic illness: we ignore the chronic illness part...

How solutions journalism is tackling the opioid crisis

Solutions journalism allows journalists to approach problems constructively and provide solutions. // Gulf Breeze Recovery
October 27, 2018

While the precept "if it bleeds, it leads” has long been applied to journalism, a burgeoning movement within the press reckons that journalism should go one step further and help patch up the wound....

Nonstandard deadlines equal later sleep times

Nonstandard deadlines equal later sleep times
October 19, 2018

It's 9:58 p.m. You browse through the row of green check marks across the top of the screen, and you only need one more. As your anxiety rises, you double your efforts to finish the question. However,...

DV breaks traditional barriers surrounding Homecoming

October 15, 2018

As the 2018 Homecoming dance comes to an end, we are prompted to reflect on a time of deep emotional stress and social judgment. Homecoming can often be perceived as a rather taxing event, placing a high...

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