Posts Tagged ‘opinion’

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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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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We Killed The Great Barrier Reef

Friday, October 28th, 2016

 On October 11th, Rowan Jacobsen wrote a stirring obituary mourning the death of The Great Barrier Reef, after existing for 25 million years. Over 90 percent of the corals have been “bleached” and died due to the environmental changes and abuse we have imposed upon it. By the end of…
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Halloween Movies are the Best Part of October

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Halloween movies just might be the best part of October. Every TV station plays some sort of Halloween movie at some point during the day, and usually runs marathons on weekends and during the days leading up to the 31st. TV stations, in my humble opinion, are in their prime…
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SXU: Then and Now (Part 2)

Friday, October 21st, 2016

  This year, far more driven than nearly 20 years before, I confidently re-enrolled at SXU as a BSN student.  I immediately thought: “My goodness, what has happened here?!”  With the new facilities and technological amenities, there’s no doubt that an educational revolution has transformed the campus. The changes are…
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SXU: Then and Now (Part 1)

Friday, October 21st, 2016

It was the fall semester of 1998 when I wandered into Saint Xavier University in a desperate search for my future.  The world was completely different–few owned a cell phone, the Internet was in its infancy, and people actually interacted face to face.  It was a world before Facebook, YouTube,…
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The NFL’s Smart Choice Booking Lady Gaga for the Halftime Show

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Lady Gaga has been booked for Super Bowl LI’s halftime show on February 5th, 2017. And this just goes to show exactly how smart the NFL can be. The NFL knows that the Super Bowl will inevitably be its most-watched show, but of course, they always reach for more and…
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Does the 13th Zodiac Sign Change Anything for Us?

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Have you heard the news? Everything you thought you knew about yourself and your astrological sign is a lie! Recently, people have been freaking out because they have come to learn that there is actually a thirteenth star sign, named Ophiuchus, throwing everyone’s previously-thought-to-be-true sign out the door. Here is…
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Why You Need to Watch the Presidential Debates

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

If you live in the United States of America, then you know that the first Presidential Debate occurred on Tuesday this week. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stood side-by-side, answering some of America’s biggest and most important questions regarding what they will do if elected president. Watching the Presidential debates…
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Are We Becoming Desensitized to Bad News?

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

I had turned the news on in passing on Monday morning this week, the 19th, when a news story about bombs in New York and New Jersey was being reported. The day before, on Sunday, a bomb had gone off in Seaside, New Jersey, at the start line of a…
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