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DOD: death of dance

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on DOD: death of dance
ALEXI O’HEARN Staff Writer The doors of the club slowly open and a plume of overdosed cologne pours slowly outward. Inside, the incredibly loud bass from the speakers vibrates drinks at the bar like a scene from Jurassic Park. Nearby, a female plants her legs far apart, places her hands on her knees and proceeds Read More

Dude, where do I park?

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Dude, where do I park?
DOUG HARDMAN Opinions Editor Do you ever just have one little thing that irks you and has the potential of ruining your day? I have mine and it is being unable to find an open parking space on campus. There is nothing that drives me more insane than driving around campus for 10 or more Read More

Mafia flock

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Mafia flock
SHAY MILLS Opinions Editor When there is a deer in the road, it moves. The deer may give you an idiotic look at first, but nonetheless it will move and allow you to pass. When there is a dog in the road, it removes itself from the situation before you even reach it. When there Read More

The grass is greener outside of the gate

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on The grass is greener outside of the gate
ALEXI O’HEARN Staff Writer It is early morning when the alarm goes off and the commuter reaches over to press the snooze button, choosing not to strike it a third time. The debate over getting ten more minutes of sleep or showering concludes as the commuter makes their way towards the bathroom. Freshly showered and Read More

Cinderella syndrome hits the campus

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Cinderella syndrome hits the campus
DOUGLAS HARDMAN Opinions Editor We all have a little party animal in us. We like to dance, stay up late until we see the morning sun, drink and have good times with friends. But, it seems that the good times will have to end early as the new Virginia Wesleyan policy slashes the party time Read More

Let’s Talk About Tests

5 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Let’s Talk About Tests
SHAKIRA MILLS Opinions Editor Taking tests becomes second nature for the college student after a while. However, for some odd reason, young adults avoid the one test that is most important: STD testing. I would be lying if I said the world isn’t aware of how scary STDs are, because we are, but are we Read More

School house rage

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on School house rage
JENNE JOHNSON Opinions Editor This won’t be the last time someone says this but as a person who has been in school for what seems like ages, I have to say it: I hate school. No, I am not saying I hate this institution that is my home; I just hate the idea of school. Read More

Have a spring break, not a spring fling

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Have a spring break, not a spring fling
Shakira Mills Staff Writer Spring break is right around the corner, and I want my classmates to do this vacation right. We’ve all seen the movies, television shows and other media references to crazy spring break trips where everything that can go wrong does. Be it what MTV depicts as a normal, they have crazy Read More

Criminals are not victims, they are criminals

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Criminals are not victims, they are criminals
Art Burmeister Opinions Editor With all the media centered around Steubenville, OH lately, I’ve developed a question; what is going on in this world? The two young men who were found guilty of rape and distributing nude photos of a fellow class mate last Sunday were tried as juveniles. That previous sentence had three things Read More

Put down your phone and talk to people!

6 years ago sdmulgrave Comments Off on Put down your phone and talk to people!
Jenee Johnson Opinions Editor Our generation is spoiled. We have cell phones, tablets, PCs and every Apple product under the sun. With all this technology at our disposal, we have forgotten one of the most primitive and important abilities we have: verbal communication. We place less emphasis on interacting with each other in person and Read More