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Why you don’t need to be in a relationship to celebrate the day of love

Selena Soto, Contributing Writer February 22, 2021

Valentine’s Day is a romantic holiday when couples celebrate their relationship through heartfelt gestures that include dinner dates and chocolate hearts. It’s highly commercialized and brings in a...

How the pandemic has impacted procrastination

Lyndsay Miller , Contributing Writer February 22, 2021

Procrastination may be the hidden disease eating away at the productivity of college students. We’ve all done it at some point -- stared blankly at a homework assignment, daydreamed of a million other...

Passing laws on hair discrimination can only do so much

Passing laws on hair discrimination can only do so much

Kristen Marcus, Opinion Editor February 22, 2021

Women and girls are taught that their hair is one of the most prized possessions they can have. Hair can represent beauty standards or religious beliefs that people stand by. However, society's standards...

COVID Life: Continue or vanish?

Tiana Frias, Contributing Writer February 22, 2021

During this ongoing pandemic, society has picked up new, technology-based practices. Things such as virtual snow days, Zoom office hours and virtual dates have become a normal thing for everyone in the...

Black history is more than just a month: It’s a reality

Black history is more than just a month: It’s a reality

Kiana White, Contributing Writer February 22, 2021

The month of February marks Black History Month, where African Americans and Black people around the United States take time to celebrate and acknowledge the unrecognized achievements of both the past...

How social media bans could change politics

How social media bans could change politics

Barry Lewandowski, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

On Jan. 8, former President Donald J. Trump was banned from Twitter, as the site claimed he directly violated their policy. In the wake of the former president’s ban, the path forward for social media...

Consolation versus call to action: Differences between the 2017 and 2021 Presidential Inaugurations

Samuel Weinmann, Contributing Writer February 8, 2021

Former President Donald J. Trump and President Joseph R. Biden’s inaugurations appear to have been addressed to entirely different nations, given exacerbated political divisions and the impact of COVID-19....

A serious question: Are Pop-Tarts ravioli or pastries?

A serious question: Are Pop-Tarts ravioli or pastries?

Kiana White, Contributing Writer February 8, 2021

Last week at Bixler Hall’s mandatory meeting, a thought-provoking question arose: are Pop-Tarts considered ravioli or a pastry? In all honesty, if you could see the puzzled, perplexed and bewildered...

Long-Live Sweatpants Nation: 2021 Fashion Trends

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer February 8, 2021

To all professors who are irked by students dressed in pajamas during their lectures, close your ears. In terms of the fashion-realm, all us lazily-clothed college students are up to par, after all. After...

How COVID affects people with chronic diseases

How COVID affects people with chronic diseases

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor February 8, 2021

While it is evident that COVID-19 can adversely affect anyone who contracts it, the risk is even higher and deadlier for chronically ill and immune-compromised individuals. In a statement for The Charger...

First Year’s Reflection on Fall 2020

Kiana White , Contributing Writer February 8, 2021

Since my freshman year of high school, I dreamt of becoming a college student. I knew I wanted to experience being a residential student and engage in campus life through events, activities and so much...

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Feb. 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Tiara Starks and Jada Clarke February 7, 2021

During this year’s celebration of Black History Month, it is becoming important to acknowledge the issues that currently and historically plague the Black community. One issue has been turned into a...

Letter to the Editor: Waste management

November 23, 2020

Dear Editor, According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. produces nearly 275 million tons of waste every year and only 1/5 of it is properly recycled. Most of this waste ends up in landfills,...

From resident to commuter

From resident to commuter

Kristen Marcus, Opinion Editor November 16, 2020

With my senior year of college on the horizon, my friends and I decided we wanted to live off-campus. However, when things didn't pan out with the COVID-19 pandemic, I found myself having to commute from...

Are NFL players getting out of control?

Davin Roy, Contributing Writer November 16, 2020

Every Sunday from the first week of September to the first of February, many Americans turn on their televisions to watch one of the most popular sports leagues in the country, the National Football League...

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