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Rotten Bananas: Netflix’s increasing problems 

Brock Willard editor in chief  Netflix has a had a long and illustrious career as a media production company, but they have been in some considerable hot water and that shows no signs of stopping.  Netflix started in 1997 as a media delivery service. Customers could order specific DVDs from …

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Voting is always important, no matter what 

Brock Willard editor in chief  You might have heard someone say here or there that voting is just a waste of time and that no real change can come about through simply voting. I’m here to tell you that’s simply not true.  Many people take issue with voting because of …

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Esports are not real sports 

Bella Mezzacapo photojournalist  What is a sport? According to the Oxford Dictionary, a sport is “an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.” Okay, well, what exactly is physical exertion? Simply put, it’s exercise. “An activity requiring physical …

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Esports should be treated the same as physical sports 

Brock Willard editor in chief  As a form of entertainment, video games have only been around for approximately 40 years and have only in the last decade been shot into the limelight of competition on scales as grand as that of professional sports. The term Esports was coined to describe …

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Normalize the ‘abnormal’

Bella Mezzacapo photojournalist In today’s day and age, more and more people are seen with dyed hair, piercings, and tattoos on their body. Yet, for some reason, they are deemed “out there,” “extra,” “too much,” and, in some instances, “crazy.” But why? Younger people, who may have some art on …

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Student loan forgiveness and the idea of justice

The Biden White House’s recent announcement on forgiving a maximum of 20,000 dollars in college debt for some borrowers, and 10,000 dollars for others has garnered both praise and criticism from people on both sides of the political spectrum. Student loan forgiveness was one of President Biden’s campaigns promises and …

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Tips for navigating Canvas

For most incoming freshmen, they probably graduated from a school that used a learning management program. There are several different kinds of software out there. Some schools use Angel. Some schools use Blackboard. Pittsburg State University uses Canvas. Some students have used Canvas before, and some have not. A helpful list of tips and …

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We need to boycott Frito-Lay

Frito-Lay employees in Topeka Kansas have suffered unworkable conditions, long hours, and poor pay and began a strike on July 5. Striking employees state they have experienced 84-hour work weeks spanning over a course of 12-hour shifts seven days a week. They also claim forced overtime and unbearable working conditions, whether it be extreme …

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