Autotune Can Be Attributed to Oversaturation in the Music Industry
By Mira Nevins Music today is heavily saturated with the same act repeated by multiple people. Many popular “artists” are simply just a copy and paste of each other, each having an almost identical sound to one another. Today’s music is boring- it’s all the same. It seems the industry is seriously lacking in some […]
OPINION: Is cheerleading a sport?
By Mackenzie Corcoran In light of the second season of the hit, Netflix docuseries Cheer being released, the legitimacy of cheerleading being a sport is coming to the light once again. While it is not officially recognized by the NCAA as a sport, I believe that it should be and it should be common knowledge […]
One of the best animated shows of the 2010s–and you may have never even heard about it
By Brynne Albert Hope, despair, love. The things that drive us every day. Many pieces of media have tried to encapsulate the paralleling feelings of joy and hopelessness in the past, but one show stands out above others as one of the smartest, most creative, and, undoubtedly, most overlooked: Puella Magi Madoka Magica. The show […]
OPINION: Should colleges continue to require COVID vaccines?
By Nicholas Klann The debate about mandatory vaccinations rages on as people from around the country still refuse to get the shot. However, colleges are beginning to require the COVID-19 vaccinations for students to be allowed on the campus. It is important that colleges continue to enforce vaccine mandates for their students and staff. Vaccinations […]
OPINION: Filibuster should be abolished
By Eli Balisi On Aug. 24, 2021, congresspeople in the House of Representatives approved the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. This piece of legislation would strengthen the ability of people to vote in this country. However, due to the antiquated senate rules, this law has not been able to be put into effect. Republican senators […]
OPINION: Covid-19 vaccines are necessary to overcome pandemic
By Olivia Gebhardt An enormous 90 percent of people in intensive care are not vaccinated for Covid-19. One would think that this statistic is enough to convince people to get vaccinated, but sadly people are still resisting lifesaving science. This preventative measure is why everyone who can get the vaccine should get the vaccine. Getting […]
OPINION: ASL should be offered as a foreign language class
By Emma Hirschauer If you’ve ever been to a foreign country you’ll know the feeling of not being understood. This is the reality that many deaf or hard of hearing people live with on a daily basis. But just like any foreign language, there is a very simple way to bridge this gap: introducing American […]
OPINION: Is the Metaverse a threat to reality?
By Madison Wilson What if you could travel all around the world from the comfort of your own home? Well, the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, is working to make this a reality. Zuckerberg calls this the ‘Metaverse’ which is essentially a virtual version of earth. Metaverse supporters intend on users being able to attend […]
OPINION: Is plastic bag banning productive?
By Sophia Hayden In 2002, Bangladesh became the first country to ban plastic bags, since then the trend has continued to grow. The United Nations reports that 77 countries worldwide have banned plastic bags. This begs the question: is plastic bag banning productive? Ultimately no, plastic bag banning has many cons that suggest it may […]
The solution is less pollution
By Olivia Gebhardt It’s time to get your passport and book your trip to London, Venice, and Tonga because they might not be there much longer. By 2050, all of these places will be victims of global warming. On Jan. 15, 2022, an underwater volcano erupted near many small islands, including Tonga. The volcano has […]