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Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer The Honors College building buzzed with discussion concerning topics such as religion, public policy and government on Tuesday.  John Vile, Dean of the Honors College and scholar of the United States constitution, explored how religion and public policies have coincided with one another throughout America’s history. Ken Paulson, …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Weeks after Lia Thomas became the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA championship, many are doubting the validity of this achievement. GOP politicians are drafting resolutions and proclamations that declare the runner-up of the women’s 500-yard freestyle swimming event, Emma Weyant, to be the true winner in the face of allegedly …

Story by Maddy Williams / Contributing Writer Temperatures in Antarctica are 70 degrees warmer than average, which is abnormally high for this region.   The Concordia weather station reached 10 degrees Fahrenheit in Antarctica. According to a tweet from extreme weather tracker Maximiliano Herrera, the Vostok station was slightly above 0 degrees, which beat its record high …

Story and photos by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Brian Wilson, an audio production student at Middle Tennessee State University, said he identified as queer. This senior from Delaware didn’t realize this until the summer after his freshman year of college, he said. However, he believed there was always “some underlying thing” that made him …

Story by Maddy Williams / Contributing Writer Gas prices have been drastically soaring in 2022.  Many blame Russia for this disturbance. However, prices should not have risen to this degree.  Gas prices reached $4.33 per gallon, a record high according to AAA.  President Joe Biden explained that prices did go up 75 cents after Putin sent troops to …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer The last couple of years has not been a special time of heightened racial division, contrary to what most media outlets will say. Men and women are killed in the streets. American citizens, divided only by the color of their skin, demonize one another. Authorities rewrite history for …