Sensitivity overload

Bryanne Brewer, Writer

February 24, 2014

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It has become very commonplace to be accused of being politically incorrect or commended for being politically correct, but what exactly does this entail? “It means paying attention to diversity. I've always thought it was...

Let’s tank the rank!

Isabelle Dillard, Copy Editor

February 18, 2014

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On paper, education is all about numbers. Our academic achievement has always been measured numerically. Since elementary school, we have awaited progress sheets and report cards with little, neatly printed numbers that tell us...

Spartan lot etiquette

Kate Blankinship, Copy Editor

January 13, 2014

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Driving is a wonderful freedom— at least, it is until Spartans take a spin in the parking lots. We have the tiny little drives off Colonial and Perkins that can barely fit two cars, much less a bus and a car. We have sudden...

5 things the South is doing right/wrong

Isabelle Dillard, Opinion Editor

January 13, 2014

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5 things the South is doing right 1. Music: The South has it going on in the music world. Memphis alone claims both Elvis and Justin Timberlake. Bluegrass, rock ‘n roll, R&B, country, funk and soul music are all deeply rooted in Sou...

Raising minimum living

Natalie Scarbrough, Layout Editor

January 13, 2014

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“Money is the reason we exist, everybody knows it; it’s a fact,” said singer Lana del Rey in her power ballad “National Anthem.” For the modern person, money is living. Do you want food? You need money. Do yo...

Ten ways to civilize Congress

The Opinion Staff

January 13, 2014

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Introduce a babysitter: No more shutting down the entire government. This sitter will keep the peace. If people get rowdy and start saying harmful words, it’s the time out corner. Everyone else can play with the bills whil...

A touchy subject

Bryanne Brewer, Writer

January 13, 2014

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The Department of Justice classifies rape as a violent crime and, clearly the average person believes rape is an obvious concern in America. So why does the Justice Department state 97% of rapists will never be incarcerated? ...

Hallway etiquette

Mia Jordan, Cartoonist

November 23, 2013

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The bell is about to ring, but you are only halfway to class. You are stuck behind leisurely sauntering girls who did not get the memo that the hallway is too small for groups of three. Almost to the door – but then you get...

Double take

Marylynne Carmichael, Copy Editor

November 23, 2013

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People say that art reflects history and that history repeats itself, so could this imply that art is secretly duplicated? This is certainly true for movies. A big problem with movies today is that their writers are lazy, unor...

View from the top

View from the top

November 23, 2013

Second best

Second best

November 23, 2013

Always the baby

Always the baby

November 23, 2013

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