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Opinion: Challenging books should be taught not banned

Opinion: Challenging books should be taught not banned

December 5, 2019

  Frustrated supporters of thought-provoking literature recently celebrated Banned Books Week. But considering all the efforts to suppress “controversial” writing, maybe the recognition should...

8-week terms can trip up nontraditional students

8-week terms can trip up nontraditional students

August 28, 2019

    Shorter course terms can be problematic for those seeking a restart later in life. I’ve had a few experiences with shorter terms now and would like to present the perspective of a nontraditional...

Opinion: Wilder's legacy persists through films, humanitarian works

Opinion: Wilder's legacy persists through films, humanitarian works

September 10, 2016

By JAMES HARTLEY @JamesHartleyETC This actor starred in “Young Frankenstein,” “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” (the real one, not that Tim Burton remake), “Blazing Saddles” and “The...

Diversity at Oscars starts before films hit screens

Diversity at Oscars starts before films hit screens

February 12, 2016

By Karina Dunn For the second year in a row, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has nominated a slate of all white actors for the prestigious Oscar awards. Several prominent stars called...

More voters needed in primary elections

More voters needed in primary elections

February 12, 2016

By Gabriel Hinojosa As an American citizen, I am concerned for the greater good of this country. Therefore, I make an effort to remain politically aware and coherent. This year will be the first time I...

Don’t wait for a new year to resolve on a new you

Don’t wait for a new year to resolve on a new you

February 12, 2016

By Collin Cook It’s February and the pressure to follow through with our New Year’s resolutions is fading into the background of our busy schedules. We often don’t pay much attention to what others...

‘Murder’ docu-series sheds light on 18-year injustice

‘Murder’ docu-series sheds light on 18-year injustice

February 12, 2016

By Tarryn Lingle The docu-series “Making a Murderer” has become an overnight sensation because it follows the true story of Steven Avery after he was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault, causing...

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