Tips to Sketchbook Success

Tips to Sketchbook Success

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

What many people do not realize is that artists practice their skills, too. Many artists choose to do so by filling sketchbooks. The contents of a sketchbook may or may not see the light of day, but some artists will still worry about how their sketches look. Do not fret, for looking artsy often takes ...

Looking Ahead with Tarot

Looking Ahead with Tarot

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured, Op-Ed

Throughout history people have looked for a way to see one’s future. Why wonder about the future when you can know what is to come? Various forms of divination have surfaced, but many people are often sceptical of these methods. Take tarot for example: a deck of 78 cards used as means of fortune-telli...

Picture This: On Photo Editing

Picture This: On Photo Editing

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces, Featured, Photo Galleries

Most photos published in media undergo post-processing. But if done correctly, editing can go unnoticed (for the most part). To demonstrate, this photo will be edited with a step-by-step explanation: This photo of our newspaper staff was the best option out of all the photos taken. However, the mask in the background is d...

United Airlines incident

United Airlines incident

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, News

On Sunday, a man was dragged off an airplane by police officers at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport when he refused to give up his seat on a flight to Louisville, Kentucky. The man who was dragged off the plane was earlier selected at random to have to give up his seat to make room since th...

Simple Tips to Learn a New Language

Simple Tips to Learn a New Language

April 18, 2017


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Learning a new language can be hard, and even after three or four years of taking a foreign language class in high school, it often does not feel as if the skill has stuck. But what else can you do? Popular foreign language tools such as Rosetta Stone are quite expensive, but with a bit of determinatio...

Feminist Fight Against Social Media

Feminist Fight Against Social Media

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

International Women’s Day, formerly known as “International Working Women's Day”, was earlier this year on March 8. And for numerous reasons this year, the day holds a lot more importance for women, especially across the U.S. According to the International Women’s Day official website, Inter...

The Many Sides of YouTube

The Many Sides of YouTube

March 31, 2017


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Today entertainment is available at the touch of a button. One of the quickest forms of entertainment available is YouTube, an American video-sharing website. Without the need for an account, YouTube puts content from the latest music videos around the world to everyone’s favorite cat videos at the eas...

Top 5 Best April Fools’ Pranks

Top 5 Best April Fools’ Pranks

March 31, 2017


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Spaghetti Trees In 1957, the British news program “Panorama” managed to convince hundreds of people that spaghetti could grow on trees. They ran a segment about the Swiss spaghetti harvest, that was apparently because of an unusually mild winter. There were weeks of preparation that went int...

Lake Superior: Rightfully Named

Lake Superior: Rightfully Named

March 24, 2017


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While the large expanse of water itself may be boastful (the lake is the largest in the world by surface area and the third-largest by volume), the lake and its shores are incredibly beautiful. Many places along the Minnesota North Shore provide stunning glimpses of the lake—here are a few: Canal Pa...

What is Making America Fat?

What is Making America Fat?

March 24, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Today, more than two-thirds of American adults are overweight, and this number is only increasing. With the way these statistics are heading, there is only one question to ask - what is making America fat? It is no secret Americans love their fast food. It is quick, easy, and affordable, well for th...

Ghosts: Real or Fiction?

Ghosts: Real or Fiction?

March 21, 2017


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From the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future to the spirits haunting our favorite horror films, and even on to our animated friend Casper the Friendly Ghost, ghosts appear quite often in our culture. But these spooky beings aren’t just another American fad; ghosts have been prevalent for centur...

Changes in Football Protective Gear

Changes in Football Protective Gear

March 7, 2017


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Pro Football Hall Of Fame, a football history site, says “the date was November 12, 1892, a day that would forever be etched in sports history.” This was that day that the first pro football game was played. It was between the Allegheny Athletic Association and the Pittsburgh Athletic Club.  Si...

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