The Orion

Human traffickers look for vulnerable people

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Nicte Hernandez and Briana Mcdaniel

November 23, 2016

Every 30 seconds a person falls enslaved into human trafficking. Today, it's most commonly known as modern-day slavery, according to Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century.Traffickers look for individuals with certain personalities that are easy to manipulate or individuals who happen to be in challenging situations.Ma...

14 going on 25

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Brittany Mcclintock

May 11, 2016

People are always making fun of Tyga and Kylie Jenner dating since they have an age difference of seven years. Then he got caught up in a 14-year-old’s DMs. But when the pictures of the 14-year-old were released, I could then tell it was an honest mistake. That girl looked nothing like a young t...

Don’t let technology ruin the future

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Sean Daly

March 3, 2016

Do you remember your first cell phone? I was one of the last people in my grade to receive my first cell phone in eighth grade. The privilege taught me to not only appreciate it, but to remember that I could get by without technology, and that I should control it rather than it controlling me.Modern generatio...

Money talks, just not in front of the kids

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Brittany Mcclintock

March 1, 2016

Money can be a stressful thing to talk about. Whether you have a lot of money or not much at all, it can be the main topic of concern. When you’re getting paid, paying bills, buying things for the house, repairing broken things, all center on money. This money stressor is sometimes too much for adu...

Real World: Adulting

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Megan Mann

August 31, 2015

My hands are cold and clammy. My heart's racing I'm pretty sure I'm on the brink of having a panic attack. I click on the online link and meticulously scan the article, devouring every word as my hair starts to fall out from the anxiety. It seems like I can't breathe until I get to the end, at which ...

Shedding light on death in America

Kevin Crittenden

Kevin Crittenden

March 31, 2014

Death in America has become nearly invisible. There was a time when it happened at home, in front of everyone. Now dead and dying bodies are stuffed away in retirement homes, mortuaries and hospitals.Accident victims are cloaked under tarps. Animals that die so we can eat them are slaughtered by professional...

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