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Dr. Phil’s Comments Exemplify a Problematic Career

Dr. Phil's career has been shrouded in controversy for many years. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Kelly Christ, Editorial Director

April 22, 2020

McGraw's latest comments should serve as an indicator that it is time to dethrone the highest-paid daytime personality.

NYC Quarantine Would Pose More Questions than Answers

A quarantine of New York City would be a frightening reality. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Ava Lichter, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2020

The logistics of locking down what is essentially the capital of the world, and a city of 8 million, are complicated, to say the least.

Zoom Could Spell the End of Snow Day Tradition

New technology utilized during COVID-19 may end traditional snow days. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Lindsay Grippo, Editorial Director Emerita

April 15, 2020

For students who have grown up with an intimate understanding of the bliss that comes with a surprise school cancellation, the idea that such moments might not be experienced by future generations proves deeply saddening.

Should We Never Shake Hands Again?

Dr. Fauci made headlines for his ideas for post-COVID-19 America. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Maggie Rothfus, Copy Chief Emerita

April 15, 2020

We will return to rubbing elbows on our commutes, and if we keep good hygiene in mind instead of fear, we can stand to shake a hand or two.

Liberty University’s Recklessness Amid COVID-19

Liberty University has come under scrutiny for their handling of COVID-19 on their campus. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Taylor Herzlich, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2020

If anything, the move to keep a university open while a viral pandemic wreaks its havoc across the nation seems much more selfish.

Stay-at-Home Orders Lead to Altered Family Dynamics

Stay-at-home orders have contributed to increased rates of domestic and child abuse. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Kelly Christ, Editorial Director

April 15, 2020

The impact of the pandemic on family dynamics is only beginning to be felt, and it will likely have lasting ramifications for many families.

Mindful Journalism is Essential in Election Controversies

Sexual assault allegations against frontrunner Biden have not received extensive media attention. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Noah Osborne, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

It seems as if such selective covering is rooted in something so ugly, it focuses primarily on party lines and pays little to no credence to something as severe as sexual assault allegations.

Confronting Our High-School Selves

Confronting Our High-School Selves

April 15, 2020

Taking online classes from our childhood bedrooms has led us to confront a memory many of us would prefer to forget: our high school selves.

One Nation, Indivisible

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Katie Morris, Digital Producer

April 15, 2020

Sure, there are anomalies which hint at human selfishness and failure to act, but overwhelmingly, people have sacrificed for the greater good.

Preserving the Magic of the Movies

Movie theaters remain cultural traditions in the United States. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Kelly Christ, Editorial Director

April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis could reasonably sound alarm bells regarding the state of movie theaters in the country.

Stimulus Bill is a Step in the Right Direction

The COVID-19 outbreak has contributed to significant economic problems. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Noah Osborne, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

America's economy survives on the labor of the nation's workers, small businesses and larger enterprises, not governmental handouts.

Online Classes: One More Obstacle to Overcome

The transition to online classes has not been easy. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Abbey Delk, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

The world sometimes feels like its ending. A lot of us are lonely and scared. And we still have to go to class.

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