October 22, 2020

Students should voice their political opinions

February 11, 2020 Richard Miller 0

In 2020, politics is the single most polarizing thing in American culture. Some are obsessed with staying up to date with the latest news, while others avoid it entirely. There seems to be no end to the arguing and disagreements when anyone states an opposing opinion. This divided political climate, while not the most healthy or productive for law-making, has certainly forced people to pay more attention to what is going on in Washington and around the world. […]

TikTok takes world by storm, launches users to fame

February 10, 2020 Richard Miller 1

From preteens, teenagers and college students to grandparents, medical professionals and even A-list celebrities, its popularity has become so intense that nearly every age group and demographic has taken a stab at finding internet fame. Each demographic is dancing, lip syncing and producing comedic videos in hopes of appealing to the masses. […]

Social Media and self love? This new Netflix show has both

January 28, 2020 Richard Miller 0

A reality show about contestants vying for social media popularity may sound like a superficial and shallow nightmare, but “The Circle” is quite the opposite. The new Netflix show, which was released earlier this month and is based on a British TV series with the same name, fosters a message of self-love, anti-judgement and individuality. […]

People should appreciate their co-workers

November 11, 2019 Richard Miller 0

An ice cream shop, a grocery store, a diner, a five-star hotel, an administrative finance office and a college newspaper. These are all the places — in order — where I’ve worked in my two decades on Earth, and each of them has impacted me greatly (not including brief stints in housekeeping and being a personal shopper). […]

People should not be afraid of emotions

November 5, 2019 Richard Miller 0

‘Living your best life’ promotes false happiness Richard Miller Opinions Editor From a young age, our parents tell us “don’t cry” and “there’s nothing to be sad about.” We’re taught as children that our automatic […]

Reality television fails to represent minority groups

October 21, 2019 Richard Miller 0

Since its inception, reality television has been controversial. The genre claims to be representative of real life, but how can that be if the programs are accurately representing everyone? In the past year, more than ever, there has been a discussion of racial discrimination amongst the genre. […]

Huffman sentencing shows need for reform

September 23, 2019 Richard Miller 0

On Sept. 13, “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman became the first parent to receive a jail sentence in the nationwide college admissions scandal that broke news earlier this year. According to CNN, Huffman, who was caught paying $15,000 to inflate her daughter’s SAT scores, was sentenced to 14 days in jail, a year of supervised release, 250 hours of community service and a $30,000 fine. […]

Fans rejoice with return of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

September 23, 2019 Richard Miller 0

What do a Motown legend, a Super Bowl MVP, a former White House press secretary, a country music singer and the most recent star of “The Bachelorette” all have in common? They are all trying to tango their way into America’s heart as the new contestants of this season of “Dancing with the Stars.” […]

CRC advocates for recovery, alliance

September 17, 2019 Richard Miller 0

For many students, college brings a lot of firsts — living on their own, buying and cooking for themselves or the first time they go to party. For the latter, they may be exposed to alcohol or drugs, which can lead to substance use disorder and leave students wondering where to turn for help. […]

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