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Sex workers deserve to be treated like human beings

This man covers himself with a pillow. He is not a sex worker, but men often cover there genitals up before showing something to viewers. Photo credit: Dominique Wood
October 7, 2018

Most people have jobs in their lifetime. And that’s what sex work is, a job. People are often fast to make assumptions that people who receive money for consensual sexual actions are degrading themselves...

Renters insurance: why we need what we hate

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September 20, 2018

Why the monster that is insurance, really should live under your bed. Most college students live in a rental. Whether with friends, new found enemies or on their own. Despite the conditions, this is...

College students and pets don’t mix

Getty Image photo by Dan Brandenburg
September 10, 2018

With cute pet videos constantly going viral over Facebook and Twitter, it’s safe to say that animals of all form are pretty adorable. They’re quirky, sometimes fluffy and often times can be a best...

Is college worth the time, effort?

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel
February 21, 2018

During the middle of the semester, students are in the process of studying for midterms, team projects and have headaches from studying too much. In the midst of all this stress, some start to question...

Walking away from school might be more than you can afford

February 9, 2018

Sometimes life comes at you like a train and you have to decide whether to get on board or not. Such a difficult decision presents itself to students when they have to decide whether to stay in...

DACA decision affects students

Trump administration approves to rescind the student Dream Act. Photo credit: Sean Martens
September 5, 2017

The Trump administration announced, Tuesday, that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will be rescinded. The White House will give Congress six months to decide whether the program, which protects...

Sexual education forgets masturbation

Photo credit: Katia Berg
May 7, 2017

Sex is a prevalent topic as soon as puberty hits. However, fulfilling sexual desires on your own through masturbation is rarely discussed. Self-exploration through masturbation has the potential to...

Community college cuts down price of education

Photo credit: Chase Falk
May 6, 2017

Summer is really just a chance to catch up on lost time; whether it's by sleeping, relaxing, or retaking classes that didn't go very well during the spring semester. Panic rises in students when they...

Students succeed without a plan

Photo credit: Chase Falk
March 26, 2017

The probing question asked of every graduating student about what they will do after college is more anxiety-inducing than the previous years spent at a university. Regardless of how many times a student...

College becoming too competitive

Photo credit: Madison Holmes
April 15, 2016

I read online that for the generation before us, in order for them to go to college they had to achieve good grades, maintain a minimum wage job and possibly pull out a small amount of student loans. Then...

College campuses provides empty promises

April 21, 2014

College admission letters should come with caution tape. The implicit promise colleges make to students is a shot at the American dream. But the light at the end of the tunnel is an illusion — it...

Working Wildcat: Experience employers value over GPA

Ariel Hernandez Photo credit: Kasey Judge
April 4, 2014

A high GPA might represent achievement in a college classroom, but it doesn’t ensure your success in the work force. While there is hardly a valid excuse for doing poorly in a class, a bad grade...

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