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The American Dream is Dead, and We Killed Her

Kaitlin Mahar

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

We hear about it all the time. The man who grew up in a small apartment with his middle class parents and six siblings who went on to build an oil empire that still stands strong today. The woman who went from being an at-risk...

Curb Your Negativity

Alessia Bicknese

January 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Recently, there have been many people being negative and carrying themselves so miserably for no reason at all. Such negativity includes, but is certainly not limited to envy, jealousy, self-pity, aggression, and, overall, some...

In Response to the Reaction of Last Week’s SigSuit Article

The Charger Bulletin

November 25, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I’m writing this article in reaction to the SigSuit article published in last week’s The Charger Bulletin. Or, more specifically, the comments published online about the article. It is cult-like reactions such as these,...

Helping the Homeless

Courtney Brooks

September 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

As a communication major, I was surprised to find that multiple classes of mine this year have been focusing on the issue of homelessness both locally, nationwide, and worldwide. Although this isn’t what you typically expect a communications class to hone in on, within j...

The WPE

Samantha Higgins

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

We’re all required to take the WPE to graduate. For those of you who don’t know, that’s the Writing Proficiency Examination. If you ask me, it’s more like a Waste of Precious Energy. We all have to take English classes as part of our core requirements, so why are we then ...

The problem with society

The Charger Bulletin

April 22, 2015

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Standing up for what you believe in is never easy, but it is even harder when your beliefs come with some sort of negative connotation from society. Anyone who knows me knows that I have very strong beliefs about animal welfare...

Blue and black or white and gold: Who Cares?

Courtney Brooks

March 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Blue and black or white and gold? If you know what I am referring to, you are most definitely rolling your eyes right now and if you don’t, well then I applaud you for not succumbing to this pointless nonsense that makes up...

My 21st birthday

Samantha Higgins

February 25, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I’m not personally one for birthdays, and I don’t definitely care much for mine. I usually just go along with the festivities for everyone else’s; I guess I am just not a celebration person. I had a Sweet 16—it wasn’t like the T.V show, nothing crazy, but it was perfect for m...

Why you shouldn’t vaccinate your kids

Kaitlin Mahar

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

  In the wake of the current controversy surrounding vaccinating children, Kaitlin Mahar provides a satirical opinion to shed light on misleading information. Vaccines do nothing but put today's youth in danger, yet many fail to realize the true threat the im...

Every kiss does not begin with K

Courtney Brooks

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

If there is one thing men have been falsely led to believe their entire lives, it’s that every kiss begins with “K.”  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, that little jingle put out by Kay Jewelers is more prevalent...

The silver lining of unpaid internships

Courtney Brooks

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

While in class this week, a guest speaker from a major company came to give a talk about his experiences in his field and advice for graduating students on how to land a first job.  At the end of his speech, he kindly added that...

In defense of “The Jerk”

Caitlin Duncan

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

You know him; you know exactly who he is. He sits across the room, looking careless and cool. He oozes overconfidence and reeks of arrogance. He looks your way and grins. You look away in annoyance and disgust. He’s not at all...

A new kind of crack

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Every once in a while an app comes along that takes the country by a storm and has us all glued to our phones more often than we’d like to admit. In 2014, the apps that most commonly graced our iPhones and androids were Temple Run, Fla...

The benefits of being a bunny owner

Courtney Brooks

January 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I’m going to be bold and come right out and say it: bunnies make the best pets. Before all you dog and cat lovers start sneering and building your arguments for why your beloved animals should be given the title of “best pet,”...

Facing our fears

Courtney Brooks

January 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Students have more in common than they realize, so embrace the new situations college presents together.  In college, we encounter many different types of people, because it is much more acceptable to truly be yourself than i...

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