Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

Facebook Live Has Become A Real-Life Crime Show

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

On April 6, 2016 Facebook launched Facebook Live videos. Anyone with a Facebook account and a phone was now able to broadcast live to everyone in the world. As people tried out the new feature, we muddled through loud live videos from concerts our friends were at and borderline useless…
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Teenagers Should Play Teenagers on TV

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The hottest new show on Netflix is 13 Reasons Why. Based off Jay Asher’s book, Brian Yorkey’s thirteen-episode season, explained by IMBD, follows teenager Clay Jensen, in his quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush, Hannah, and her decision to end her life.  In the description, it…
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Shop Smart at Thrift Shops

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

You can find almost anything at a thrift store. And that is exciting! It is like your own personal treasure hunt. Sifting through the packed racks of random clothing and antiques, maybe you will find a priceless art work, or a t-shirt that says, “Bob’s 10th Annual Barbeque.” Both are…
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Give Opening Acts A Chance

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Seeing your favorite musician or band live in concert is always exciting. Except, you have to sit through the opening acts first. Boring, right? Not exactly. Opening acts are often skipped out on or paid little attention to by concertgoers, when they should really give the opening acts a chance….
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Overbearing Prom Dress Codes are Sexist

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Prom season is among us. For many high school seniors, it will be what they believe to be the best night of their lives. Girls have been waiting for this day since they took the high school entrance exam. They cannot wait to pick out the perfect dress-but thanks to…
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Student Athletes Should Not Be Paid (More Than They Already Are)

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The question of whether or not college athletes should be paid has been asked for a long time now. Unlike professional players, college athletes do not receive a large payment for their talents. They receive no money when their name and their performance is aired on television. Therefore, many athletes…
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Should The President Tweet?

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Presidents using social media, specifically Twitter, is a fairly new concept. The first U.S President to do so was former President Barack Obama. Early May 2015 saw the first account on Twitter dedicated to the U.S President. Since then, not only the U.S President has used Twitter, but Presidential candidates…
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Celebrities Face Feminism

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

With last weeks Women’s March and the reemergence of the call for feminism stronger than ever in the spotlight, it is no surprise that celebrities have fallen victim to backlash. Celebrities are always in the public eye, scrutinized for their every word-or, in Taylor Swift’s case, their every tweet. Many…
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America’s Women’s March Went Global

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

What began as a march in Washington DC to advocate for women’s-and people’s-rights, evolved into a full-scale, global march. Many women and men originally planned to march in Washington DC on January 21, the day after President Trump’s inauguration. But word spread, and cities all over America and the world…
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Generic Brands are Just as Good as Name Brands

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

There are some products that I will always buy name brand-Heinz ketchup, Colgate toothpaste, and the extra soft and silky Kleenex. And I am always sure to buy certified Apple accessory products because I have been convinced that anything else will corrupt my iPhone, and that is a risk I…
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