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Story by Will Chappell A new Cold War has begun. As Ukraine’s war with Russia stretches into a second week, the response of the international community has made it clear that the United States and her allies have decided to revert to a thirty-year-old dynamic. Sanctions have come pouring in from European and other close …

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 …

Story by Will Chappell I wish that I could say I have any optimism about the future of this situation, but it seems that at best we are headed for a new Cold War and potentially something far worse. Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine last week, the American public and media whipped themselves into …

Story by Maddy Williams | Contributing Writer Midterms are approaching, leading to increased stress for students. It’s important to take care of your mental health in the midst of the deadlines.  While it’s important to turn in your assignments on time and study for your upcoming exams, you can’t sacrifice rest and taking care of …

Story by Will Chappell, Contributing Writer Almost a century after the Scopes Monkey Trial, Tennessee is vaulting itself back into national headlines with its aggressive drive to ban books in public schools. In late January, the legislature passed a bill allowing parents to challenge the placement of books in public school libraries that they believe …

Story by Will Chappell I was diagnosed with Alport’s syndrome when I was 10 years old in 2001. Alport’s is a rare genetic condition whose sufferers lack one of the three layers of filtration in their kidneys. This leads to kidney failure around the age of 20. When I was 21, my kidneys failed, and …