Tips for speaking to someone

Five things to remember when making that first impression Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor A good relationship is based on many things, but can be boiled down to just a few: honesty, loyalty, communication, and the ability to put up with another human being and their flaws. Without these few key elements, a relationship won’t…

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Five things to do this fall

Because pumpkin spiced lattes aren’t for everyone Lily Petit Staff Writer Sweater weather, fall flavors, and seeking spooky experiences are all part of enjoying autumn. But what’s to be done if you aren’t thrilled about the typical fall experiences? 1. Try Dairy Queen’s new pumpkin pie blizzard: The only thing I like more than pie…

O. D.‘s Rant

Reality bites. The truth is hard to take. Yet we must admit that racism will probably be with humans until we can turn off the DNA strand that governs flight or fight which in either case generates fear. Fear leads to judgment; judgment easily can descend to bigotry. Read on…

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Taco Bell’s “breakfast”

Abandon hope all ye who enter…. Several staff members sacrificed their Tuesday morning, and mustered up the bravery to try the “illustrious” Taco Bell breakfast, which has set social networking sites abuzz in the past weeks. Read on, if you dare…

Is religion becoming obsolete?

You don’t have to be religious to see the signs: association with religious institutions is declining at a rapid rate in the United States. Religiously unaffiliated Americans are on a huge rise, surging from 8 percent in 2003 to over 19.8 percent based on a Pew poll from Oct., 2012. Read on…

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Bigots in disguise

Recently, Bill 1062 was vetoed by the Governor of Arizona due its anti-constitutional and discriminatory nature. The bill, if it had passed, would have given business owners the right to refuse business to any person who is openly homosexual due to religious belief.

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Pornographic material XXXposed

Recently the increasingly popular YouTube channel Discovery News released a video titled, “Religious People View Porn Addiction Differently.” This two minute video sparked a question about the populace’s opinion on this graphic subject, and the validity of the video’s hypothesis: is there really such thing as a porn addiction?