Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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.

CEO’s need to use Twitter more responsibly

Let’s say your great Aunt suddenly died (climbing accident in the Bavarian Alps) and left you her company. Nothing much, just MPO Thumbtacks (I...

My haunted life

Growing up I was always known as the girl with the haunted house, the weird girl who thought anything related to the paranormal was...

My tattoos should not affect my career

The first thing people see when they look at me are my tattoos. I’ve had many people tell me I won't be able to...