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Jermelle Macleod, Staff Writer

Jermelle Macleod is a freshman studying journalism.

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Stop watching pornography

Stop watching pornography

May 5, 2021

If you’re consuming pornography: stop. You are contributing to one of the most harmful industries in the world.  Pornography is growing rapidly...

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Traditions should be valued, not ignored

Traditions should be valued, not ignored

April 21, 2021

“Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” ― Gustav Mahler  The word “tradition” has an extraordinarily negative...

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You shouldn't judge others

You shouldn’t judge others

March 24, 2021

Have you ever looked at another person’s flaws and immediately dismissed, judged or condemned them when you’ve done the same thing, something similar...

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Opinion: Generation Z is the generation of nihilism

Opinion: Generation Z is the generation of nihilism

March 3, 2021

"Nihilist” is an ugly word.  Nevertheless, I can’t think of a better word to describe the culture of Generation Z. Nihilism comes from the Latin...

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‘1984’ is quickly becoming our reality

April 17, 2019

“1984” is a dystopian novel forced down the throats of many students during their scholastic career. Due to the book being assigned instead of...

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OPINION: No, ‘toxic masculinity’ does not exist

March 13, 2019

You read the headline correctly. Toxic masculinity doesn’t exist. Traits that one person considers toxic, may not be to another person; the entire...

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Trump’s nuclear talks are a nice gesture. But denuclearization isn’t going to happen

January 30, 2019

President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un will meet for a nuclear summit in late February  — a nuclear summit is aimed at preventing nuclear...

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Greatness is fading from society

December 12, 2018

Greatness is dying out. Society is becoming more and more content with mediocrity and weakness; Nobody wants to be great and too many people are afraid...

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Romantic relationships are officially over

November 19, 2018

Relationships mean absolutely nothing in today’s society because everybody is afraid of commitment and rejection, everybody believes human nature is...

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Sick of adjusting the time? ‘Yes’ on Prop 7

October 31, 2018

Proposition 7 conforms daylight saving time to federal law, which means the legislature, with a two-thirds vote, could change daylight saving time if the...

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Knowledge gets rid of any and all fear

October 17, 2018

Fear is defined as an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat. By this definition,...

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Honesty is a virtue that is slowly fading from society

October 3, 2018

Honesty is a virtue that is fading from our society. People are constantly saying things they don’t mean, doing things they don’t love and tolerating...

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Let’s work on becoming more passionate people

September 19, 2018

Passion is an intense enthusiasm for something or someone. It’s at the core of all great human accomplishments, along with self-importance and pride....

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Why there’s nothing wrong with being selfish

September 5, 2018

Selfishness is a damned concept. The concept of putting yourself before others is taboo and often times looked down upon. We’re constantly being told...

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