Monday, May 17, 2021

The divisive effect of the US – Iran conflict on American Universities

 At the beginning of 2020, the world witnessed an alarming peak in the tensions between the United States and Iran. The widely discussed ramifications,...

Internet meme exposes users’ data

Story written by Mohammad Rafi Cena Millions of social media users, including celebrities, participated in the 10-Year Challenge recently. They are juxtaposing pictures taken recently...

Ted Bundy should not be idolized

     Zac Efron, the man that brought us such earth-shattering performances as “High School Musical” heartthrob Troy Bolton and lovable frat boy Teddy...

Trumps wall is not worth the shutdown

One thing Trump always promised was the wall. No matter what statements he deviated from he always stuck to that one. Promises of building...

Vaccinations should not be up for debate

Newborn babies are at the prime age of vulnerability against any and all dangers. Even dangers that cannot be seen with the naked eye....

Hey, Alexa: Do the Kardashians have talent?

This has been a long debated question since 2007 when Keeping Up with the Kardashians (KUWTK) became a reality TV hit. Since then, the...

Remembering the presidency of George H.W. Bush

It was just after midnight on Nov. 30 when the Bush family released a statement announcing the passing of George H. W. Bush, the...

Corporations are ruining the Christmas season

Picture this: you walk into the mall, ready to do some shopping, and you are automatically assaulted by red and green streamers everywhere. There’s...

How to deal with your family this holiday season

Most of us are preparing for the most wonderful time of the year. I can already smell the honeybaked ham that’s sitting on the...

FDA attempt to curb e-cigarette use won’t work

After a month in which mass shootings have once again crept up and revealed our glaring firearm problem, California remains on fire, and Saudi...

Hey, Alexa: Why should I care about gun control?

I find it disturbing that I don’t even flinch when a CNN Breaking News alert pops up on my phone to inform me of...

Debate empowers students

Speech and debate has changed my life. For those of you who don’t know, speech and debate is an academic extra or co-curricular activity...

Monica Lewinsky deserves better

I was two-years-old when Monica Lewinsky was dragged through hell in 1998. For me, 1998 was about wreaking havoc on my mother’s organized kitchen...

Immigrants are not America’s enemy

A caravan of almost 8,000 people is coming to the southern border of the U.S. to seek asylum from various countries like Honduras, Guatemala...

Missouri midterm results are inconsistent

I have my own traditions on Election Day before I start nervously biting my nails while watching the results roll in. My election morning...

Hey, Alexa: Are Instagram traps art?

If you have an Instagram account, you’ll understand the phenomenon I’m talking about -- a group of girls jumping in a ball pit in a room of multi-colored walls. Groups taking pictures in a pool of sprinkles or mirror selfies in a hallway of endless colored mirrors. They have a surplus of photos in various themed rooms with trippy backgrounds and random props to pose with.