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Living on a College Budget

Alexis Parlberg

March 25, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Attending a four year university and finding the funds for tuition is a challenge in itself; finding the funds to make it a fun experience is a whole other story. Just going to classes and attending sports games doesn't always...

Analyzing February’s Job Report & the Overall Economy

Quinton D. Howard

March 25, 2015

Filed under Opinion

In the month of February, the United States economy added 295,000 jobs. The private-sector added 215,000 jobs this past month, marking the 60th consecutive month of private-sector job growth. This streak extends the record for...

What is the Meaning of Valentine’s Day?

Gracie Lane

February 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

What is the purpose of Valentine’s Day? Why do we dedicate one day out of the whole year to show someone how much we love them? Why do we give our girlfriends over priced red roses and chocolates in a big, red heart shaped box?...

Interpreting President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Quinton D. Howard

February 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

"My fellow Americans, we, too, are a strong, tight-knit family.  We, too, have made it through some hard times.  Fifteen years into this new century, we have picked ourselves up, dusted ourselves off, and begun again the wor...

Christmas in November

Sarah Horne

November 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Santa Claus is coming to town…in a month and a half. Before we can finish up our bowl of uneaten Halloween candy or smash our rotting jack-o-lanterns, Christmas garland is already being strung from house to house, or dorm...

Same-sex marriage in North Carolina

November 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion

On Friday, October 1, same-sex marriage became legal in North Carolina. U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn deemed the same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional and overturned the state’s marriage restriction. As imaginable, upheaval...

Halloween Costumes: Yea or Nay?

October 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion

"Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat..." We've all heard it before. Granted, I'm not sure how the rest of it goes - whether that be accredited to the years passed since the last time I sang it, or mayb...

WPU Stays Selfless

October 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Peace News

William Peace University excels in the area of service. From Service Saturdays to Alternative Fall Break Trips, WPU encourages students to reach out and give back to the community. WPU’s Peace and Community Together (PACT)...

Art Should Always Be phenoMEnal

October 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Peace News

William Peace University’s campus features many different clubs and organizations. Of these, phenoMEnal, the campus’ verbal expressions club proves to be one of the most popular. According to phenoMEnal president Nina Barrett,...

You’re Free, Genie

Hannah Owens

October 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

I remember as a kid, and now as a semi­adult, watching Aladdin. Robin Williams was the voice of Genie, a character who was caring, witty, and nothing but a total riot. Looking back on watching that movie, I remember this...

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