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Body fluid fingerpainting

October 20, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

Western was kind enough to give us a new computer/MAC lab in Eder 219 this semester. My question is, if they scheduled classes in this new “lab” almost every block of time each day, what the hell was the point? Professors, so far anyway, are telling students that there is no way they should be […]

Nothing nice to say? Don’t say it

October 20, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Everyone at one point or another has had something mean said or written about them. In the age of cyber bullying, it seems that every time you turn your back, there’s a new way to anonymously be rude to someone via the Internet. It’s gone from chatrooms and IMs to Facebook accounts dedicated to “confessions.” […]

Love isn’t supposed to hurt

October 9, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

When you think about domestic violence, plenty of images can flood your mind. A battered Rhianna after a fight with Chris Brown or Ray Rice dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator. Those are just the instances that stick out in the media over recent years. Recently, two events focusing on domestic violence have […]

American drivers are giving me anxiety

October 9, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

America, land of the free – free of a traffic code, apparently. Granted, I’m German and I knew I couldn’t expect the same affinity for rules as back home in my dear land of beer and pretzels. The reality still came as a shock. Not only do people lack any respect for crosswalks whatsoever (in […]

Students with anxiety, you are not alone

October 9, 2014 Comments

Nick Ingram

As a person that went through years of panic attacks and anxiety problems which affected my personal life and school work from high school well into college, I always had the concern in the back of my mind that people would think I was a freak or just lazy for either not going to events […]

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