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From the Desk of the EIC: Front Page Design

By Kaity Bergquist As Editor in Chief, it’s my job to design the front page of the newspaper. I’ve been in love with page design since I first started designing sports pages at my community college newspaper in Spring 2011. My editor wasn’t going to start me on page design right away, but I was

News: where to begin and why it matters

By Kayla Johnston As a journalism student, I am engaged with news on a daily basis. I read it, watch it, have conversations about it and am even tested on it. But something I’ve realized along the way (mostly by living with roommates who turn to me as their only news source) is that not

Learn to love the low-carb lifestyle

By Faith Vander Voort Low-carb/ketogenic diets are becoming increasingly popular in the weight-loss world.  Why?  Because they work!  Fatty foods do not make us fat, sugar does.  It’s that simple.  Quit counting calories and start counting carbs. First of all, you need to know the difference between the two types of carbs.  According to,

On being alone

By Sara Champlain My senior seminar class is in association with the English department and focuses on a writer’s creative process. As a facet of this class, we have to go on “artist date” where each person goes somewhere alone to invest in his or her creativity. Activities range from going on solo-walks to going

Oscars night brings up serious issues

By Jessie Gomez Hooray, the Oscars did not fry my brain tonight! Among the many awards and cheesy puns by Neil Patrick Harris, the world got the chance to experience a great view of the Oscars. As the event celebrated the cinematic world, many of the award recipients engaged their audience in important conversations. Issues