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REVIEW: A definitive ranking of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Halloween episodes

Sascha Harvey, Opinion editor October 27, 2023

Apparently, this season of “Bob’s Burgers” won’t feature an official Halloween episode, but instead there will be a scary episode without ties to the holiday. In addition to this, season 14 will...


OPINION: Compiling the best songs for Halloween, the fall season

Jacinda Hall, Podcast editor October 27, 2023

Spooky season (and fall) are officially upon us — unless you’re like me and in your head it’s fall 24/7, but that's besides the point — it’s the time for hot drinks, soup, cozy sweaters, fun...


OPINION: The real (and sad) history behind the black cat superstition

Jacinda Hall, Podcast editor October 26, 2023

We’ve all heard the superstition “if a black cat crosses your path, it’s bad luck,” but have you stopped and thought about the history behind the superstition? This superstition is the main reason...

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REVIEW: ‘Goodnight, God Bless, I Love U, Delete.’ is a spectacular return for musical duo, Crosses

Tyler Guthrie, Columnist October 25, 2023

Crosses, or as they represent themselves, “††† (Crosses),” is a little supergroup composed of Chino Moreno, the frontman of the nu metal legends, Deftones, and Shaun Lopez, the guitarist from...


OPINION: How to talk politics with children: you don’t

Cheyanne Tull, Reporter October 22, 2023

Growing up, I think most of us heard our parents discussing politics at some point, or we heard about it from somewhere. Should those conversations be had in private by adults or should children be educated...

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REVIEW: Taylor Swift’s ‘The Eras Tour’ is a once in a lifetime theater experience

Maegan Vincent, Reporter October 21, 2023

On Aug. 31, Taylor Swift announced she would be taking her record-breaking Eras Tour to theaters. After six weeks of gruesome anticipation, I got to experience the Eras Tour for a second time. There...


OPINION: The problem with being ‘raised in a different time’

Sascha Harvey, Opinion editor October 20, 2023

My grandmother has been known to say some pretty unsavory things over the years, things I don’t want to (and can’t) repeat. Mostly, her opinions can be linked to ignorance – ignorance about race,...


OPINION: Rampant voter fraud exists to force agendas

Loren Amelunke, Reporter October 20, 2023

Many news organizations and think tanks that tout overwhelming evidence behind voter fraud claims are accompanied by paragraphs with emotive language. Before introducing their evidence, they stir the pot...


OPINION: Why voting as a student is so important

Maegan Vincent, Reporter October 18, 2023

As redundant and, quite frankly, intimidating, it is to hear that we as the younger generation are responsible for fixing what the older generations in local and federal offices have done, it’s true....


OPINION: Raising the voting age would be an injustice to voters everywhere

Monique Bever, Reporter October 17, 2023

“Old enough to fight, old enough to vote.” Youth activists championed this slogan during peak wartime drafts in American history. 18 to 20-year-old men lost their lives to wars, fighting for a country...


OPINION: Why voter registration shouldn’t be allowed on Election Day

Cheyanne Tull, Reporter October 16, 2023

Twenty states, as well as Washington, D.C., in the United States, allow voter registration on Election Day. Kansas is not one of those states. Online registration must be completed 21 days before Election...


OPINION: Tattoos shouldn’t require a deeper meaning

Maleah Evans, Reporter October 16, 2023

Tattoos are something everyone knows. Like them or hate them, they are a pretty big part of life in the 21st century. Tattoos have existed for centuries, but have gained mainstream popularity in the modern...

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