Students turning to online piracy to afford textbooks

Evelyn Hobbs, Online Managing Editor

May 6, 2015

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Textbooks are overpriced. This sentence is not an opinion, even as much as it sounds like one. It is a measurable fact that the price of textbooks has been artificially inflated to a degree that puts actual inflation to shame. According... Read more »

School in Pittsburgh hosts Anti-Gay Day

Joseph Kelley, A&E Editor

May 6, 2015

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The Day of Silence is an annual day of action to spread awareness about the effects about bullying and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and their supporters. It is a known fact that harassment... Read more »

No shave November: no shame for feminists

Aaryn Kornbau, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

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November presents men with a hairy situation not only regarding health, but also with feminist politics. For years it has been socially acceptable for men to participate in breast cancer awareness month by wearing bracelets, the... Read more »

Right to choose death (Death with Dignity act)

Aaryn Kornbau , Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

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On November 1, 29 year-old Brittany Maynard utilized the death with dignity act (DWDA) from her home in Oregon. Maynard was diagnosed with stage-four brain cancer. With the severity of her condition, is she had made the decision... Read more »

Asexuality is as real as any other sexuality

Evelyn Jean Hobbs, Contributing Writer

November 26, 2014

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A 2004 study in the Journal of Sex Research found that 1% of Britain’s population was asexual. Assuming that the rest of the world is similar in percentage, that would mean there are 71 million asexual people in the world, or... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Milk is milk

C.J. Thompson, Pierce College Instructor

October 21, 2014

Filed under Commentary, Editorials

[In response to “Teething on other animals’ teets” in the Oct. 6 issue.] I am writing in response to Kaitlyn Turner’s recent article entitled “Teething on other animals’ teets.”  Where... Read more »

During summer, cars become 200 degree deathtraps

May 29, 2014

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Kaitlyn Turner Staff Writer Everyone knows that feeling of just getting into the car on a hot summer day and thinking they can’t breathe. Well, that happens to pets too. Many people love taking their... Read more »