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Why I chose to be conservative

Tim Guan @TIM_GUAN30 There’s the old saying, “If you’re young and conservative, you have no heart. If you’re old and liberal, you have no brain.” I chose the former, not because I have no heart(which I [...]

The lives we all live seperately

Taylor Lobb @TAYLORLOBB There are songs to write novels to, distinctiveness to create history with and wine to make love with. There is laughter, enough to make honey with, waves to dance to and expression to [...]

Wrapped in ribbons, tied up at the store

Ian D. Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG Here we go again, tis the season. Don’t get me wrong. I’m really not a Scrooge. I like being able to give gifts to loved ones, but every November/December, I start to [...]

Prey-ing for a change in our society

Taylor Lobb @TAYLORLOBB What do you enjoy doing for fun? Hiking, swimming, camping, and sports are just a few of the many past time activities that come to mind. However, there are some that have a [...]

Hunting for sport is fun and reasonable

Tim Guan @Tim_Guan30 Is it normal for a lion to hunt and kill its prey? A wolf will do the same just as ferociously and without thought. But when a human being does it (not as [...]

I’m different, but don’t call me crazy

Ian D. Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG I recently had an online discussion with a friend on what constitutes “stigma” when it comes to mental health. Their reaction to the shooting in Las Vegas was, to very slightly paraphrase, [...]

VR can help disabled in society, but obstacles remain

  Last year, I wrote about disability and video games. Over the summer, I realized I had totally ignored an important genre of video games, even though it’s an up and coming one: Virtual Reality. After [...]

Freedom of speech must not include hate speech

Current events can be described in a few lines: “ It’s 2017 in a 40s trend with a racist president that’s ‘making everything great again.’” This quote is from the song “Good Night Alt-Right” by punk [...]

Freedom of speech is an undeniable right for all

Brave men and women throughout history have fought tirelessly for their right to speak their minds. However, any person living in this volatile day and age would agree that there needs to be a boundary placed [...]

New Star Wars Actor Catches Racist Reaction on New Role

              By Kalama Hines @HINESight_2020 A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Only white people were allowed. At least that is what a massive group of alleged [...]